Reverend Zane K. Buxton
Buxton, Zane Kelly was born on April 4, 1946, in Austin, Minnesota, United States.
Bachelors in history, Bethel College, 1968. Bachelor's Degree, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1971. Master of Theology, Princeton Theological Seminary, 1989.
Pastor E Friesland Presbyterian Church, Rushmore, Minnesota, 1971-1975. Associate pastor North Shore Presbyterian Church, Shorewood, Wisconsin, 1975-1981, Westminster Presbyterian Church, Des Moines, 1981-1985. Pastor Community Presbyterian Church, Clarendon Hills, Illinois, 1985-1993.
Manager judicial process Presbyterian Church (United States of America), Louisville, 1994—2001. Synod executive Synod Rocky Mountains, Denver, 2002—2010. Interim pastor First Presbyterian Church, Boise, Idaho, 2010-?. Quarter-time pastor Creswell Presbyterian, Creswell, Oregon, March 1, 2023, to present.
Pianist & Organist Faith Elise Piowaty
Faith Elise Piowaty was born in Oregon City, graduated from Oregon Charter Academy High School, and is currently a freshman at the University of Oregon in Eugene, Oregon where she is working to receive her Bachelor of Music in Composition. Faith received multiple scholarships to the university, including a full ride from the UO School of Music and Dance. She also received two separate scholarships from prize money awarded from piano competitions.
In October 2022, the congregation at Creswell Presbyterian Church, in Creswell, Oregon, welcomed Faith as she became the pianist and choir accompanist bringing with her experience as a piano performer. Since May 2021, Faith has been an instructor in piano including teaching pianists of all ages theory, sheet music fluency, and repertoire.
Faith dazzles us with her originality, touch, and interpretation of music. We are fortunate to have Faith in our church family.