PAstors


  • Justin Poythress, Lead Pastor


    Justin grew up in the suburbs of Philadelphia. He got his degree in education and political science from Vanderbilt, then taught for two years in Nashville. He earned his M.Div at Westminster Philadelphia, where is currently enrolled in a D.Min. program with special focus on identity.


    After completing seminary, Justin served for five years as assistant pastor at Christ Community in Carmel, IN. While in Indianapolis, Justin and Liz met and got married, then moved to Fort Myers, FL where Justin took on an assistant pastor role at Westminster Presbyterian, where they stayed for about two years. While in Fort Myers, Justin and Liz welcomed their daughter, Ellie into the family (2021). They also have one golden-doodle, Zeke. Justin and Liz love going out to eat, traveling, and hanging out with friends. Justin loves writing (you can find his blog here), reading, Reese’s, and the Dallas Cowboys.



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  • Fernando Freitas, Licensed Pastor

    Fernando is originally from Brazil. He graduated from Southern Presbyterian Seminary (BDiv) in 1984 and was ordained in March 1985. He completed his Masters degree in Missiology (MMiss) in 1995. In his 37 years of pastoral ministry, he served as missionary pastor in some mission fields including the Brazilian Amazon rain forest area for 4 years, and Africa (Angola and Mozambique) for 11 years. He goes to Angola every other year to teach at the Superior Institute of Theology in Lubango as a professor of Systematic Theology. He also was the lead pastor of a congregation in southeast Brazil for 10 years before going to Africa.


    Fernando came to USA in 2010 and was received as a PCA pastor under care of the Metropolitan New York Presbytery, being the lead pastor of a congregation in New Jersey.


    Fernando is married to Nilceia since 1983. They have three daughters and two grandchildren. They moved from New Jersey to Idaho in October, 2021. They love to play board games, go camping, are soccer enthusiasts, enjoy good conversation and good food (with no onions, of course…)



Elders


  • Isaac Choules

    Isaac, his wife, and three kids have been attending All Saints since 2011. As a family enjoying the outdoors is one of the joys of calling Idaho home. When not outside enjoying trails, rivers, and lakes, Isaac has been known to be viewing an English Premier League soccer game. With a great affinity for England and the game of soccer, Playing any sport or activity is something he enjoys. Participation in the fellowship of the church and getting to know the people with the thriving community of the Treasure Valley is a joy. As a banker, Isaac loves learning about the economy and ways to help local business owners and people thrive. Isaac serves as clerk of the Session.

  • Joe Gerber

    Joe Gerber is one of the chosen few who actually grew up in Boise, a city that he and his family love. Joe and his wife, Janice, are raising four boys so home life is sometimes a bit rowdy. Joe is the Dean of the Upper School at The Ambrose School. In his spare time, Joe enjoys reading old books, good conversation, and the Seahawks.

  • KEvin Heer


    Kevin and Rachel moved back to Boise in 2020 after completing a 29 year career in the Air Force. Kevin now flies for United Airlines transporting people all over the world aboard the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. They enjoy any activity on the Greenbelt, hiking, travel and time they can spend with two adult daughters and son-in-law.


  • Shelton Woods

    Shelton Woods moved to Boise in 1994 with his wife, Karen and their son Damon.  He serves as a professor of East Asian History and an associate dean at Boise State University. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, all types of music, running, reading, writing, and teaching.

  • Jim Winkel (Emeritus)

    Jim and Sandy transferred their membership to All Saints in 2014 from Rock Pres (in Texas) where Jim served as an Elder.  Sandy and Jim enjoy spending time with their nine children and twelve grandchildren.  Jim recently retired from the Aerospace/Defense industry and also served our country for 20 years as an Army aviator.

Deacons


  • Warren Bean, Chairman

    Warren, along with his wife Janet, have been attending All Saints since 2012. They have an adult son, Joel.  They were married in 1988, and subsequently moved from Northern California to Idaho in 1993.  Together they enjoy coffee shops, wine tasting, live music,  and art galleries. Warren's own hobbies include trail running, woodworking, and attempting to learn new languages.  He works for a local software company, dividing his time between sales, cyber security, and product management.


  • Don Davis

    Don moved to Boise and started attending All Saints in 2017 after retiring from the Air Force.  He now works as a Software Development Engineer for Clearwater Analytics, a Boise-based firm that provides web-based portfolio accounting, reconciliation and reporting for institutional investors.  In his spare time Don enjoys biking, skiing, watching movies and spending time with his wife, Cammy, and their daughters Abby and Andrea.

  • Marshall Major

    Marshall was born and raised in southern Idaho.  He and his wife, Leslie, have three adult children; son Kade (married to Adryanna), son Chase (married to Chelsea); and daughter, Keera. They have been attending All Saints since late 2012. Marshall is a technology guy who loves people and works remotely for Gaming Laboratories International and Public Knowledge, LLC.  They love camping, hiking, skiing, reading, and traveling.

  • Aaron Shaw

    Aaron Shaw moved to Nampa in 2007 with his wife Natalie and has been part of the All Saints community since then. They have three sons and a daughter and stay busy chasing kids and running their businesses.  Aaron has a landscaping business and Natalie teaches piano and voice.  When  not working outdoors, Aaron likes to be outdoors or coaching baseball.