Our Leaders

Lead Pastor David Robinson

David Robinson has served as pastor of Cannon Beach Community Church since 1993. David received his Bachelor’s degree in Comparative World Religion from University of Washington in 1979, his Masters of Divinity in 1984 (Fuller) and his Doctor of Ministry in 2009 (Fuller). He and his wife Trina enjoy three married sons and three grandkids. David is author of seven books on Christian spirituality including Cloud Devotion: Through the Year with The Cloud of Unknowing (Paraclete Press, 2020); The Sacred Art of Marriage (Cascade, 2016); Soul Mentoring (Cascade, 2015); Ancient Paths: Discover Christian Formation the Benedictine Way (Paraclete Press, 2010); and The Busy Family’s Guide to Spirituality (Crossroad, 2009). David is a Benedictine Oblate with Mount Angel Abbey in Oregon. David loves to travel to sacred places, play jazz piano, backpack in National Parks, and walk on the beach.

Books written by Pastor David

Pastor’s Blog

Associate Pastor Nathan Daniels

Nathan Daniels came to serve as our full-time Associate Pastor in October 2018. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from Western Oregon University in 2005 and his Masters of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary in 2011. He and his wife Kristi have been blessed with three beautiful children, David (age 9), Nolan (age 7) and Audrianna (age 5). Having grown up in Oregon, Nathan enjoys hiking, soccer in the rain and great conversation over a cup of coffee, but even more than this, he has a deep love for the Lord.

Our Staff

Church Administrator Athena Dickau

The Dickau family, Justin & Athena and their daughters Lexie (9) and Nora (8), began worshipping with Cannon Beach Community Church in 2012. Athena began working as the Church Administrator in April 2020, and couldn’t be more grateful for the opportunity to serve alongside this beautiful church family. Athena received her Masters in Counseling from Western Seminary, and has worked as an administrator for several different businesses over the years. The Dickau clan loves being outdoors whenever possible, soaking in the astounding beauty of God’s creation on the North Coast.

Elders (Leadership Team)

  • Secretary: Brent Corwin
  • Worship: Debbie Morris
  • Christian Formation: Gordy Wollen
  • Outreach: Jon Way
  • Building/Grounds: Eileen Nordquist
  • Mission: Kimberley Ward
  • Stewardship: Randy Walruff
  • Children & Youth: Trina Robinson
  • Hospitality: Leah Way


  • Helen Piatt
  • Marlene Laws
  • Katie Paaso
  • Alicia Blalock
  • Brian Beggs
  • Nancy Beggs
  • Dave Hill
  • Charlotte HIll
  • Melissa Corwin