our team

Pastors & Staff

Ryan Gluth

Lead Pastor

Pastor Ryan & Heather have been at Sitka AG since February of 2012. They have 4 amazing kids and love the community of Sitka. Ryan loves sports, fishing, hunting, all things Mac, and anything he can do with his family. Since August of 2014, Ryan has also served as the Youth Director for the Alaska Ministry Network.

Heather Gluth

Worship Arts Pastor

Heather is passionate about worship, training & empowering musicians and singers, and leading people into the presence of God. She teaches High School music at Mt. Edgecumbe High School along with all the other amazing things she does. Her 4 kids and husband keep her on her toes but she loves to watch the boys play baseball, basketball and football. She loves frogs, alpacas, and Starbucks mugs too!

Kelly Smith

NextGen Pastor

Kelly and her husband Kent of have been in Sitka since October of 2018. Kelly and Kent lead our Youth Ministry along with empowering our leaders to minister to this unconventional generation. They love to kayak, go out hiking, Star Wars, their dog Boots, and anything that gets them out exploring our amazing community and region.

Haley Dougan

Kid's Ministry Director

Haley moved to Sitka in August of 2019 and has loved it ever since. She is passionate about Kids Ministry and enjoys working with kids. In her free time Haley loves to, travel, enjoy the outdoors, and spend time with family and friends.

Brigette & Mick Klakring

Marriage & Family Ministry Directors

Brigette and her husband, Mick, started dating when they were 16 and never stopped. Thanks to Mick's job as a Coast Guard pilot these East Coasters have had the opportunity to call Sitka home, for a second time! You will often find Brigette with a hot cup of coffee in her hand homeschooling their fun-loving six year old, chasing low tide, or ready to hear your life story.  As a family they enjoy all things outdoors and traveling.  Brigette is excited to launch our Marriage and Family Ministry.

Haley & David White

Foster Hope Ministry Directors

More info about the White's coming soon...