Pastor Andrew and Amy Klippert, Worship and Media
Email: andrew@alccorting.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/andrew.klippert.3
 
How many years have you been in the ministry?
6 years
 
What is your ministry Experience?
I have been involved in Children's and Worship Arts ministries since I was in middle school, which is where I got my start in leading Musical Worship in the Tacoma/Puyallup area. I was apart of a traveling worship band in college as the male lead as well as being a music intern at a local church in the town my college was in. After my college graduation, I became the Worship Pastor of a inner city plant church in Tulsa, OK before moving back to Washington to serve as an Associate Worship Pastor at Faith Church before arriving here as the Pastor of Worship and Production.
 
What is your current position?
Worship and Media
 
 What else have you done besides ministry?
I have been in landscaping and house painting, a school bus driver, and am currently still a barista at Anthem Coffee & Tea!
 
Where did you receive your training/education?
I received my Bachelor's of Science in Worship Arts from Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Oklahoma.
 
How long have you been at Abundant Life?
Since March of 2018.
 
Tell us a little about your family...
My wife Amy and I met in college and we got married after I graduated in 2015. She is a constant blessing and the best spouse anyone could ever ask for! I grew up in the Tacoma/Puyallup area and Amy was born and raised in Houston, Texas and we both come from large families. (Amy is the middle of six and I am the oldest of nine!) We currently have no children, but are looking forward to fostering, adopting, and having children! We do have two cats, first Spike and then Linus, both of which we adopted from the shelter. Amy works at Destiny Charter Middle School as the Parent & Community Engagement Coordinator in the McKinley area of Tacoma where we live.
 
What are you passionate about?
I am passionate about music and the awesome connection we can have with it to God, either corporately in service together or individually throughout a normal day, as well as seeing the church grow and move in my hometown area. These passions are what God has used to bring me into ministry and to ALCC!
 
Share some fun information with us...
I love working on cars and completing projects! My father ran a Transmission and Torque Converter rebuild shop when I was a kid, as well as I would volunteer working at the LeMay Family Collection's annual car show prepping the cars. One of my favorite ones was working on one of Elvis' Cadillacs!  Cars have always been a hobby of mine! I have a red and white 1965 Ford Falcon that was my first car when I was sixteen that I am currently working on restoring.