Valerie M. Grissom (she/her/hers)

Dr. Valerie M. Grissom is Minister of Music at Calvin Presbyterian Church in Shoreline, Washington, where she is under care for ordination (PC-USA). As a worship leader and pastor, Valerie’s research focuses on intergenerational and intercultural worship. Valerie is also a member of the InterGenerate Task Force ( and has written regarding intergenerational Scripture presentation in worship in the book Engage All Generations ( Valerie and her husband Ben, along with their four children, enjoy playing outdoors in the Pacific Northwest, camping, hiking, and going to the beach. Feel free to reach out to Valerie with any questions or further intergenerational ideas at or at Intergenerational Think Tank (