Meet our Pastors

Mac Taylor

Mac loves sports, the outdoors, photography and construction projects – a self proclaimed “Mac of all trades and master of none”. He is thoughtful, analytical and playful.  Mac enjoys preaching, leading worship, playing soccer, speaking Spanish, and serving his friends in the community through Take the Next Step.  Mac and his family have been in ministry in three countries: Costa Rica for 16 years, Vancouver, Canada for 4 years and 18 years in Washington (9 here at Monroe Covenant). He serves on the Board of Christ for the City International and jumps at opportunities to collaborate overseas.  Mac has an Engineering degree from Stanford University, two Masters degrees in Theological Studies from Regent College, and is ordained in the Evangelical Covenant Church.

Mac and Debbie have 3 grown children, Rebecca is a Therapist and is married to guitarist Trace Bundy.  They live in Louisville, Colorado and have 2 sons.  Daniel and his wife Casey live in Los Angeles and have one son.  Daniel works with Servant Partners, a Christian organization that works with the urban poor.  Jennifer is a Midwife (Dr.), married to Dave Gaines and works in Everett, WA catching babies.

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Debbie Taylor

Debbie is passionate about helping others experience God in their everyday life.  She spends time with the ministry of Take the Next Step, mentoring, teaching and hanging out with young moms, and the guests at our Tuesday night community dinners.  Debbie also has a private practice as a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist ( She has a Human Biology degree from Stanford University, a Masters in Christian Studies from Regent College, and a Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy from Seattle Pacific University.  Debbie loves family, the outdoors, hiking, swimming, gardening, hospitality, travel, speaking Spanish, reading and a great conversation over a cup of tea.

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RAYLIN LUCEY | worship pastor

Raylin is passionate about music and helping others encounter God through worship. With a Bachelor Degree in Christian Ministry and Biblical Studies from Hope International University, Raylin has challenged his own beliefs and gained perspective on others. Through the work at Take the Next Step, Raylin oversees an after-school homework help and mentorship program for elementary school students, held at Monroe Covenant, called Kidz Club

Raylin and his wife Emily, have been involved in youth work throughout the Monroe community for nine years. Currently, they co-lead a Student Leadership program for middle school and high school students, which is a partnership of Take the Next Step, Seattle Youth for Christ, and Monroe Covenant Church. 

Raylin enjoys writing and producing music, videography and photography, writing spoken-word poetry, playing sports, and trying new coffee shops.

Church Council and Staff

cindy goodwin

Financial Secretary  email Cindy >

Dick Anderson

Council Member  email Dick >

kelsie kypreos

Council Member email Kelsie >


Treasurer email Minta > 


Council Member email Rachel >

toby pickens

Council Chair email Toby >

Manjola Forbes

Financial Administrator email Manjola >