Stanford University, B.A.
Princeton Theological Seminary, M.Div.

Rev. Forrest Claassen is committed to helping presbyteries, congregations and church leaders use administrative tools to pursue God’s mission in ways that fit their local contexts.

Before Los Ranchos, Forrest served as Stated Clerk to the Presbytery of the Inland Northwest and as Pastor to Clarkston Presbyterian Church in Clarkston, Washington. Before that, he was Co-Pastor to a tri-cultural congregation in Southeast Alaska.

Forrest’s wife Karen is also a pastor in the PC(USA). Their daughter Margaret is married and living in Spokane, Washington.


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