Pastor Keith & Karmin Kippen | Lead Pastors
At the beginning of Keith's ministry he served faithfully at Marysville First Assembly for fifteen years. During his time at MFA he served in men’s ministries, leading the jail ministry in Everett, Washington and in 1993 became an active leader in the youth ministry. Over the next year, a.s revival began to break out in the youth ministry, he became fully engaged in support of his youth pastor. Keith taught on Sunday mornings for the high school class from 1995-1999.
In 1998 he came on staff full time at MFA and one year later became the Pastor and Director of Marysville Master's Commission. Over a period of seven years the ministry school grew under the leadership of Pastor Keith to be one of the most recognized schools in the northwest.
After many years of ministry and being licensed to minister through the Assemblies of God and doing full time traveling evangelism, God led him through months of prayer to start a church plant in his own home town, Smokey Point, in Arlington, Washington. As lead Pastor of Jake's House, he and his team have seen Jake's House grow and flourish. Pastor Keith and his family are so thankful for God's calling on their lives to serve Jake's House Church and their community.
Karmin oversees the Children's Ministry here at Jake's House.