Walt Bennett

Walt Bennett is the Executive Pastor for Organic Outreach International. He also serves as a pastor at Shoreline Community Church and Outreach Influence Team Leader for their Pacific Grove Campus. Walt has enjoyed a broad career path including roles as a chef, submariner, woodworker, physics teacher, and insurance company executive and is a nationally certified EMT. He left the corporate world to join the Shoreline team in 2016. Walt received a B.S. in Math, Engineering, Physics and Psychology from Regents College and an MA in Teaching from Seattle Pacific University. He feels blessed to be in a position where he can bring all of his past experiences to bear in growing God’s kingdom. In his free time, Walt enjoys kayaking in Monterey Bay, cooking for friends and family and crossword puzzles. Walt and his wife Liz have three children, Hannah and Will who live with them on the Monterey Peninsula, and an adult son, Stefan, living with his wife Katie in Seattle.


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