Our Ministry Team
Glenn gives leadership to the GracePointe family by mobilizing people for ministry, mentoring staff and leaders, and putting details to the vision and goals of the church. Though he is originally from Pennsylvania, he came to Oregon to attend Western Seminary. While here he earned two Master's Degree and met his beautiful wife Jeanne. They have been married 34 years with three adult children and two adorable grandchildren.
Sid designs and directs the Classic Worship Ministry at GracePointe. Originally from New York, Sid had a 15-year career in opera in the United States and Europe before devoting himself to church ministry. He is a graduate of Western Seminary, loves being with people, and has a great heart for God. He and Nadine have been happily married for 39 years.
We are currently seeking an energetic, relational team-player to serve as our part-time Contemporary Worship Director. Click here for more information on this position.
Next Generation Director
Michael and his wife, Mary, both love Jesus and met each other in their teens while serving in youth ministry in Aberdeen, WA. They have been married for 18 years, and have served in youth ministry for the majority of their marriage. Both Michael and Mary love teenagers and children because of how genuine, open, responsive and energetic they are. They also have seven children (3 biological and 4 adopted).
Michael has his Bachelors and Masters degrees from Multnomah University and is currently working on his DMin in Youth Ministry at Multnomah. He currently oversees the Children’s, Middle School and High School ministry areas.
Children’s Ministry Assistant
Emily started attending GracePointe in 2011, and it wasn’t long before she began helping in the children’s department. Through the years, she has served in almost area of the Children’s Ministry, and is now our Children’s Ministry Assistant. Emily loves working with kids, getting to know them and their parents, helping them grow in their faith, and providing a safe and fun environment to learn and have fun in. She feels very blessed to be a part of this family and looks forward to many more years ahead.
Children’s Ministry Assistant - Kids Club
Crystal was born and raised in Southern California, but she has called Oregon home for the last 20 years. She has attended GracePointe Church for fourteen years now, and has been serving for the last ten years in many ways here at GracePointe with her focus and passion being for Children’s Ministry. In September 2017, she was hired on staff and is more than excited to pursue her passion for children and to serve our Lord and Savior in growing our kids in Christ.
Crystal is married with two kids, three step kids and two step grandkids. She loves the beach, kayaking and sharks to name a few.
Judy has been attending GracePointe Church since October 1991, and has been on staff at Little Lights Preschool since 2003. She started as an assistant Teacher, and is now the Director/Lead Teacher. Judy and Mark were married in 1980 and have four grown married children and at present nine grandchildren. Judy loves spending time with her children and grandchildren camping and playing games. Judy loves working with preschoolers and being a part of their first school experience. She especially loves the aha moments when they get something for the first time.
Tomás has lived and served with the Hispanic Community in California since he rededicated his life to Christ, thirteen years ago. He is very dedicated, hard-working and enjoys serving others. He and his wife, Myrna, came to GracePointe in the Spring of 2016 to Pastor our Hispanic Ministry, Fuente de Gracia. They have been married for 12 years and have two kids.
In his free time, Tomás likes to play soccer and enjoy Oregon’s weather, as it reminds him of the place he was born – Guatemala. He also has a business doing yard maintenance.
Cheryl grew up in Milwaukie just a few blocks from the church.She graduated from MHS in 1977, got married in 1979 and became a stay-at-home wife helping to raise their 4 daughters.They purchased her parents home and started attending GracePointe in 1984.Cheryl took a part-time job at the church as the Receptionist in 1999, but over the years the job responsibilities changed and she now works full time as the Office Manager. She enjoys quilting and spending time with their 8 wonderful grandchildren.
Elise has attended GracePointe for most of her life, and came on as our Communications specialist in the fall of 2016. In this position, she is in charge of all the visuals and printed materials for our church. Her and her husband of 3 years, Ben, met while serving as volunteers in the High School group, and have continued to serve in that area together for the past 9+ years. In her free time, she enjoys crafting, thrifting, and spending time with her family.
Myrna has been our weekend custodian since spring of 2017. She loves helping people, and steps in whenever there's a need. Her bright spirit and love of hugs spreads joy wherever she goes. She came to GracePointe in the Spring of 2016 for her Husband, Tomás, to Pastor our Hispanic Ministry, Fuente de Gracia. They have been married for 12 years and have two kids.
Janet has worked at GracePointe since 2003 in several different capacities - from serving in Children's Ministry to becoming our Office receptionist. Her passion in life is to serve God and help people. She loves working in the office and sees her position as a true blessing from God.
Janet has been married to her husband Kurt for 41 years. They have two sons who are each married with a daughter. Her two Granddaughters are the loves of her life. Her hobbies are spending time with her Granddaughters and reading.