Pastor Randy was born and raised on a farm/ranch in Alberta, Canada. He reflects the saying "you can take the boy off the farm but you can't take the farm out of the boy" in that he has a love for small towns and rural people. Randy spent several years farming before he realized God was calling him into the ministry. After earning his pastoral degree at Canadian Bible College in 1989, he began ministry as a youth pastor at Fort McMurray Alliance Church. Since then Randy has served as an associate pastor in Linden, Alberta, then as a solo pastor in Townsend, MT. He completed a master's degree in Ministry and Leadership at Ambrose University College in Calgary, Alberta in 2009 and has been serving as senior pastor of Plains Alliance Church since then. Together with his wife, Sharon, they have four children, three of whom are married with eight children among them. Randy and Sharon are enjoying this stage of life as grandparents.
Pastor John was born in Washington State and at the age of twelve moved to Dillon Montana with his family. Grew up going to church and in 1997/1998 went to Montana Wilderness School of the Bible located near Augusta Montana. After MWSB John went into construction where he was in the Masonry trade for several years. After an injury he went to serve at Camp Bighorn as the Operation Director from 2004-2007. Since January of 2008 he has served as an Associate Pastor here at Plains Alliance. John is continuing his education by taking the Ministerial Study Program offered through the Christian and Missionary Alliance and should see completion of the course in December 2016. John is married to Gennifer and they have two kids Derick and Kimberly.
Shelly Rummel was born in Sacramento, California and raised in St. Maries, Idaho. She moved to Plains in the fall of 1992. Shelly worked at Clark Fork Valley Hospital here in Plains for many years, and now back home as a home maker, and has been Office Administrative Assistant here at the Plains Alliance Church for 3 and 1/2 years. She has been involved with various woman's ministries through out the years. Shelly is currently member of Critical Incident Debriefing Team (CISM) here in Sanders county, since the inception of this team, 21 years ago. Also a member of our local Search & Rescue and Sanders County Republican Central Committee. Shelly is married to Tom and has 4 children, 3 of which are already at home in Heaven. Her remaining son, Eric, lives in the Great Falls.