Clergy and Staff
Pastor Dorothy Cottingham is a life-long Lutheran. She was ordained to the Ministry of Word and Sacrament on November 22, 2015. Pastor Dorothy comes to ministry later than most first-call pastors. She brings a deep reverence for worship and great joy for serving God’s people and the Tigard community. A native Oregonian, she lives in Tigard with her husband Carl, an active member of St James Lutheran Church, Portland. Pastor Dorothy has two adult children and seven grandchildren.
Parish Administrator and Director of Music
Heidi Livingston, Niki Nolly
CTK Preschool Director, Teacher
The preschool at CTK began in September 2004. Cathy McLean developed the school and directed the program since its beginning until September 2018 when Heidi Livingston took on the role as director after working as a preschool Assistant Teacher for many years. The preschool has been a wonderful outreach of our church to the community. Starting September 2019 the preschool will also offer afternoon classes. During the summer months there are four Preschool Camps that are each 4 days long.