MEET OUR TEAM

  • JASON MOTTE - LEAD PASTOR

    Jason joined Gracepointe as the Lead Pastor in 2018. His primary responsibilities include preaching, vision casting, and staff leadership and development. He is passionate about utilizing these things to cultivate new and deeper disciples of Jesus.


    Jason earned a Ph.D. in Old Testament Theology at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. His main areas of study and interest are Old Testament theology, Ancient Near Eastern history and archaeology, and classical Hebrew language. He also holds a Master of Divinity Degree from Beeson Divinity School, Samford University, and enjoys teaching Old Testament courses as an adjunct professor at different institutions. 


    Jason is married to Pamela, and they have two beautiful daughters. In their spare time, they enjoy fishing, camping, running, cycling, and swimming.

  • Glenn hoerr - Associate pastor

    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.


    ghoerr@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593

  • Sid johnson - Classic worship pastor

    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.


    sjohnson@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 108

  • SCOTT BROCKETT - CONTEMPORARY WORSHIP PASTOR

    Scott rejoined our staff in 2018 as the Contemporary Worship Director. Born and raised in Oregon, Scott has a passion for music and people and has used that passion for the last 14 years as a worship leader in local churches.  He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music from Linfield College and his Masters of Arts in Worship and Leadership from Liberty University. Scott has been involved in the local northwest music scene for over 10 years as a songwriter and performer. Striving to help shape a worship culture and increase the impact of the kingdom, Scott enjoys making a difference in his community. He is happily married to his wife, Jen, and they have two boys, Benjamin, and Charlie. He also enjoys cheering on the Blazers and tasting all the wonderful food Portland has to offer. 


    sbrockett@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 117

  • Cheryl castlio - office manager

    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.


    ccastlio@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593

  • Michael beuving - Next Generation Pastor

    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 through College ministry at GracePointe.


    mbeuving@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 112

  • Crystal Adams - Children's ministry director

    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.


    cadams@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 113

  • Tomas Montejo - Hispanic Ministry

    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.


    tmontejo@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 109

  • Elise eng - communications specialist

    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, 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 family.


    eeng@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 104

  • Judy smith - little lights preschool director

    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.


    jsmith@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593 ext 114

  • Sue Steckman - facilities custodian

    Sue has been our custodian for 20 years, and has been attending GracePointe with her husband, Phil, for over 30 years. They have been married for 45 years and have four children and three grandchildren. In her free time, she enjoys quilting, knitting and gardening. 


    ssteckmann@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593

  • Myrna montejo - weekend custodian

    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.


    mmontejo@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593

  • janet warner - receptionist

    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.


    jwarner@gpointe.com  //  (503) 654-9593

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