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Covenant is NNU's 7 member worship band. They lead worship at churches and camps but also perform full concerts featuring Christian music that ranges from traditional to contemporary pieces. To book Covenant at your church or event, please contact Sherri Walker at sherriwalker(at)nnu.edu.

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Ronny Beech

Name: Ronny Beech
Hometown: Nampa, ID
Home Church: Nampa First Church of the Nazarene
Major: Mass Communication
Class: 2015
Career Goal: Work with visual/audio arts in a creative capacity.  I would love to work as a videographer on the mission field.
Favorite thing about NNU: NNU feels like a big family
Favorite Scripture: Romans 12:1- "Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God- this is true worship."
Hobbies: Fixing motorcycles, riding in the Owyhee Mountains, playing/recording music, making videos, photography, basketball
Most influential person in my life: My whole family! My parents Barry and Molly, brother Zach and his wife Brenda, brother Louie and his wife Leah, and my sister Holly have invested infinitely in my life.
One quirky fact about me: Growing up, I had an abnormally/unnaturally large cat, Pearl.  I own, and still wear to this day, a t-shirt with her face printed on it.

Kraymer Lorig

Name: Kraymer Lorig
Hometown: Marysville, WA
Home Church: Marysville Church of the Nazarene
Major: Christian Ministry (Worship)
Class: Sophomore
Career Goal: I would love to be a worship pastor.
Favorite Thing About NNU: The close community we have with each other
Favorite Scripture: John 3:34
Hobbies: Playing guitar, and laughing: laughing is fun.
Most influential person in my life: Danny Atkins (member of Witness)
One Quirky Fact About Me: If you tell me to do something jokingly, I will probably do it if it will make you laugh.

Lucas Lyon

Name: Lucas Lyon
Hometown: Colfax, WA
Home Church: Colfax Church of the Nazarene 
Major: Elementary Education 
Class: Junior
Career Goal: to find a career
Favorite thing about NNU: the breadsticks
Favorite Scripture: Hebrews 11
Hobbies: Dunking chips, doughnuts, fries, and shrimp into various assortments of sauces- mainly honey mustard
Most influential person in my life: Michael Scott
One quirky fact about me: My cholesterol level is 180.

Becca Roberts

Name: Rebecca Roberts
Hometown: Boise, ID (9 years); South Korea (6 years)
Home Church: Eagle Church of the Nazarene
Major: Elementary Education
Class: Junior
Career Goal: I would like to use my degree to work as an elementary or middle school teacher some day.  My love for worship music makes me want to work as a music minister within a church some day.  My love for teens and education makes me want to get a Master's in Counseling and be a school counselor some day.  All that to say my goal is to finish my education degree and then rely on the Lord to guide me after that.
Favorite thing about NNU: Breakfast.  Hands down.  You can't beat their biscuits and gravy, hashbrowns, eggs, and sausage.
Favorite Scripture: It's always changing, but right now it is Matthew 6:34. "Therefore do no worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.  Each day has enough trouble of its own."
Hobbies: Watching movies, playing piano, eating tasty food, sleeping, laughing, singing, the occasional game of racquetball, eating more, and laughing some more.
Most influential person in my life: My parents.  Their constant trust in the Lord and complete reliance on Him no matter the circumstance is such a huge example to me of how I should be relying on God.  They love unconditionally and have always been examples of the never ending forgiveness that Christ offers to us.  I love them and admire them so much.
One quirky fact about me: My favorite movie theater snack is dried buttered squid :-)

Miles Wilson

Name: Miles Fredrick Wilson.
Hometown: Salem, Oregon.
Home Church: Salem First Church of the Nazarene.
Major: Music Industry.
Class: Senior
Career Goal: Recording Engineer.
Favorite thing about NNU: NNU is quirktastic & I love it. 
Favorite Scripture: 1 Thessalonians 5:17.
Hobbies: Creating music, recording, making art, being ridiculous, drinking coffee, organizing various items, adventuring, thrifting, & laughing. 
Most influential person in my life: My dad. He's rad.  
One quirky fact about me: Apparently it's impossible to lick your own elbow, however, I possess the ability to do so. I defy the laws of science. You just tried it, didn't you? 

Christina Wright

Name: Christina Lu Wright
Hometown: Medford, OR
Home Church: Applegate Christian Fellowship
Major: Biblical Studies 
Class: Junior
Career Goal: To tell people about Jesus, hopefully overseas, in whatever way the Lord allows me to.
Favorite thing about NNU: Since being at NNU I have met so many amazing people that I can now call my family.  These people, including professors, have all walked with me through life, leading me and directing me in a Christ-like way.
Favorite Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10- "But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.'  Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.  That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.  For when I am weak, then I am strong."
Hobbies:  Laughing and being happy.  Music.
Most influential person in my life: It is impossible for me to pick one person.  However, my parents are two of my very favorite people in the entire world.  They have constantly supported and loved me through every phase of my life and most importantly taught me what it looks like to lead a life that reflects Christ.  I don't know what I would do without them, and I'm so glad God chose me to be their daughter. 
One quirky fact about me: Macaroni and cheese with apple sauce is probably one of my top five favorite foods.  Yes, together... both in the same bite.

Paul Zukowski

Name: Paul Zukowski
Hometown: Salem, OR
Home Church: Salem First Church of the Nazarene
Major: Physics, minor in Music
Class: Junior
Career Goal: Research scientist
Favorite thing about NNU: The community!  It's absolutely incredible!  I have never been somewhere where the people are more intentional with their relationships than at NNU.
Favorite Scripture: Psalm 51
Hobbies: Playing music, reading, exploring, and super smash bros.
Most influential person in my life: My dad. He's helped me grow in my relationships with Christ and into who I am today.
One quirky fact about me: I can't wear Vibram FiveFinger shoes because my two middle toes on each foot are webbed.

Witness is NNU's 7 member camps group. Witness travels throughout the Northwest region helping at various Christian summer camps and church outreach events. Witness is a unique group that spends most of its time getting dirty and working in the trenches of camps without much glory. The members of Witness have a broad range of talents that are uniquely suited for helping counsel students, helping with worship teams, performing drama sketches, and most of all, showing Christ to all of the people with whom they come into contact.

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Danny Atkins

Name: Danny Atkins
Hometown: Kirkland, WA
Home Church: Northshore Baptist Church
Major: Christian Ministry
Class: Junior
Career Goal: I want to help spreak the Gospel to as many people as possible and help those who follow Jesus to know him better.
Favorite thing about NNU: NNU has a lot of great things, but I love the community the most.  The people I've met have shaped me in amazing ways.
Hobbies: Reading, Meeting people randomly, Coffee
Most influential person in my life: My brother, Geoff
One quirky fact about me: When I think deeply, sometimes I start talking to myself

Emily Burke

Name: Emily Burke
Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO
Home Church: Trinity Church of the Nazarene
Major: Intercultural Ministry (Missions)
Class: Junior
Career Goal: to help connect the marginalized with a community of faith so that they can know the love of Jesus
Favorite thing about NNU: the fact that the professors know my name and I can talk to them about not only school work but also about my life outside of classes
Favorite Scripture: Right now, it is Psalm 61:1-3. "Hear my cry, O God, listen to my prayer; from the end of the earth I call to you when my heart is faint.  Lead me to the rock that is higher than I, for you have been my refuge, a strong tower against the enemy.
Hobbies: drinking coffee, reading, traveling, going on road trips, hiking, and baking
Most influential person in my life: The most influential person in my life is my dad.  He is always willing to listen to me, and to discuss different things that I am passionate about.  He is an example of a life committed to serving others and figuring out what faith really means.  His strength and perseverance in hardships helps me when I am having a hard time.  He is the best dad ever (in my biased opinion) and is someone I look up to.
One quirky fact about me: I love Star Trek!

Taylor Chapple

Name: Taylor Rae Chapple
Hometown: Boise, ID
Home Church: Capital Christian Center
Major: Secondary Education: Spanish & English
Class: Sophomore
Career Goal: Teaching English to Spanish speakers, or teaching something else.  I just want to teach and love people in whatever part of the world God leads me.
Favorite thing about NNU: The people! Students and staff included.  They're so beautiful, awesome, intelligent, strange, talented, and so many other various adjectives.  I've made so many crazy amazing friends and I really feel at home at NNU.
Favorite Scripture: Psalm 139
Hobbies: I love to run, read, drink more coffee than I probably should, be with friends, be with people I don't know, go adventuring in the outdoors, and hula hoop.
Most influential person in my life: Hmm, There's so many! But I'd have to choose my dad.  He's always trusted and believed in me and encouraged me to find what I really want out of life, and that's Jesus.
One quirky fact about me: I spend a lot of time reading National Geographic when I should be doing my homework. I also go through phases where I really like to knit.

Mario Donaldson

Name: Mario Donaldson
Hometown: Rockton, IL
Home Church: Fairview Church of the Nazarene
Major: Kinesiology
Class: Graduated Senior
Career Goal: Work in administration for a NBA team
Favorite thing about NNU: Christian community
Favorite Scripture: Isaiah 41:10
Hobbies: Basketball, working out, and Netflix
Most influential person in my life: Mom and Dad
One quirky fact about me: I eat the same thing everyday for breakfast.

Hetta Hansen

Name: Hetta Hansen
Hometown: Salem, OR
Home Church: Salem First Church of the Nazarene
Major: Pre-Physical Therapy
Class: Junior 
Career Goal: Get my PhD in physical therapy and dance therapy
Favorite thing about NNU: the very evident pursuit of Jesus
Favorite Scripture: 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 "But he said to me, 'My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.' Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ's power may rest on me.  That is why, for Christ's sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, in difficulties.  For when I am weak, then I am strong."
Hobbies: ballet, adventuring
Most influential person in my life: My mom: she's my best friend, inspiration, sanity
One quirky fact about me: I can twitch my nose like a bunny.

Samantha Lundberg

Name: Samantha Lundberg
Hometown: Woodinville, WA
Home Church: The Table Church of the Nazarene
Major: Psychology
Class: Senior
Career Goal: Be a counselor.  Help people. Travel. Life in a house with a porch.
Favorite thing about NNU: The community!
Favorite Scripture: Right now? Romans 8:15 
Hobbies: Acting, singing, reading, writing, hiking, games of all kinds, good conversation over coffee, shenanigans, and trying to be as cool as Ross Martinson.   
Most influential person in my life: My loving patient witty generous dorky talented helpful best-in-the-world parents.

One quirky fact about me: My only special skills in life are picking up song lyrics and guessing the bad guy on crime shows.  But seriously, that's it.  I can't even whistle.

Ross Martinson

Name: Ross Tobias Martinson
Hometown: Salem, OR
Home Church: Salem First Church of the Nazarene
Major: Communication Public Relations
Class: Sophomore
Career Goal: I want to make whoever I work for look really good and glorify God at the same time!  Maybe the director of campus life at NNU, an Admissions counselor, or even have Darl Bruner's job someday?
Favorite thing about NNU: Being a part of a community centered around Christ, making lifetime friendships, and the unlimited sweet tea of course!!
Hobbies: Sports and outdoor activities, food sampling, playing with dogs, traveling, hanging out with friends and family, bonfires, and long walks on the beach
Most influential person in my life: My Dad!  He has shown me what it means to be a man of God, someone who stands up for what is right even if it's not each, and what it means to be truly selfless.  
One quirky fact about me: I love Chick Flicks!

Covenant Travel Schedule

Date

Time

Venue

City

Sunday, June 15

10:45 a.m.

Weiser Nazarene Church

Weiser, ID

June 15-20

Intermountain Sr. High Camp

Cascade, ID

Sunday, June 22

8 & 10:30 a.m

Yakima West Valley 

Yakima, WA

Monday, June 23

7:00 p.m.

Colfax Nazarene Church

Colfax, WA 

Wed., June 25

7:00 p.m.

Spokane Valley Nazarene

Spokane, WA

Thurs., June 26

10:00 a.m.

Coeur d'Alene Day Camp

Coeur d'Alene, ID

Thurs., June 26

6:00 p.m.

Coeur d'Alene Nazarene

Coeur D'Alene, ID

Sunday, June 29

10:30 a.m.

Marysville Nazarene

Marysville, WA

Wed., July 2

7:00 p.m.

Bremerton Nazarene

Bremerton, WA

Thurs., July 3

6:30 p.m.

Olympia Mountain View Naz

Tumwater, WA

Friday, July 4

8:00 p.m.

Seattle First Nazarene

Seattle, WA

Sunday, July 6

9:15a.m. & 11a.m.

Salem First Nazarene

Salem, OR

Sunday, July 6

7:00 p.m.

Tillamook Nazarene

Tillamook, OR

Monday, July 7

6:00 p.m.

Salem South Nazarene

Salem, OR

Wednesday, July 9

6:30 p.m.

Roseburg Church on the Rise

 Roseburg, OR

Sunday, July 13

10:00 a.m.

Corvallis Life Community

Corvallis, OR

Sunday, July 13

6:00 p.m.

Eugene Fairfield Nazarene

Eugene, OR

July 14-18

ORPAC Sr. High Camp

Kellogg, OR

Sunday, July 20

10:15 a.m.

Bend Nazarene

Bend, OR

July 21-25

Intermountain Jr High Camp

Cascade, ID

Sunday, July 27

8:30 a.m. & 10 a.m.

Sandpoint Nazarene

Sandpoint, ID

July 28- August 1

Northwest Camp

WA

Sunday, August 3

10:30 a.m.

Republic Nazarene

Republic, WA

August 4-8

Rocky Mountain Camp

Bozeman, MT

Sunday, August 10

9:00 a.m.

Walla Walla Amazing Grace

Walla Walla, WA

August 11-15

Washington Pacific Sr. High Camp

Bremerton, WA

Witness Travel Schedule

Date

Venue

City

June 8-11

Colorado District Camp

Divide, CO

June 15

Valley Shepherd Nazarene

Meridian, ID

June 16-20

Intermountain Sr. High Camp

Cascade, ID

June 20

Vida Neuva Nazarene

Nampa, ID

June 22

Boise First Nazarene

Boise, ID

June 23-27

Intermountain Kids Camp

Cascade, ID

June 29

Idaho Falls Nazarene

Idaho Falls, ID

July 1

Casper Nazarene

Casper, WY

July 2

Thorncreek Nazarene

Thornton, CO

July 6

Salt Lake City Impact

SLC. UT

July 8

July 9

Twin Falls Nazarene

Mountain Home Nazarene

Twin Falls, ID

Mountain Home, ID

July 14-18

Oregon Pacific Sr. High Camp

OR

July 21-25

Washington Pacific Jr. High Camp

WA

July 28

Bethel Nazarene

Spanaway, WA

July 29

Ridgefield Nazarene

Ridgefield, WA

July 30

Hillsboro Nazarene

Hillsboro, OR

July 31

August 4-8

Bend Nazarene

Oregon Pacific Jr. High Camp

Bend, OR

OR