Ekaterina “Kat” Koetje
Pastoral Lay Counselor
Kat was born in Russia and moved to the US in 2001. After moving to Snoqualmie Ridge in 2009 Kat and her husband became members of Church on the Ridge. Kat has been part of Women’s Bible Studies and COTR Women’s Ministry since that time. In 2015, Kat and her family moved to Latvia where they served as Missionaries from Church on the Ridge. Kat’s ministry in Latvia included outreach in a major Red-light district and working in a Women’s transitional home for those affected by trauma including human trafficking and addictions. Kat also works as a Lay Counselor for Ministry Resources International in Kirkland. She lives in North Bend, WA with her husband, Tom, and their three children. Kat loves painting, traveling, and hiking with her family.