elders

Greg Cahalan

Greg Cahalan

Lead Team Pastor

Greg has been an integral part of Good Shepherd for the past 6 years, bringing strong, biblical teaching and guidance to the entire body. Greg is a dynamic and passionate teacher whose goal is to always bring people closer to Jesus through their interactions with His word. In every conversation with Greg, you will come away feeling cared for and given new perspective from God’s word. When Greg is not at church, he enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with his family!
503-663-5050 ext.242

Peter Hibbs

Peter Hibbs

Lead Team Pastor

Peter has a huge heart for reaching out to our local community and the world! His passion is to see people who are far from Christ come close to Him and His people. Prior to joining our staff, Peter and his family served with Cru for more than 15 years, living in Lithuania, Australia and the US while serving all over the globe. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, traveling, and reading!
503-663-5050 ext.201

Jerayl DeVelvis

Jerayl DeVelvis

Lead Team Pastor

Jerayl is excited about seeing the younger generation rise up, becoming equipped and empowered to be the Church! His calling is to shepherd and teach the students of our church to love and live like Jesus, bringing the love of Jesus to those that do not know Him. Some of Jerayl’s favorite hobbies are reading, basketball, Texas Hold’em, spending lots of time with his wife and five kids, and going on adventures and visiting new coffee shops!
503-663-5050 ext.218

Steve Keels

Steve Keels

Elder

Steve has been a part of the Good Shepherd family for over 40 years, serving faithfully in many different capacities. He is extremely passionate about seeing people in our church family come together as one, be intimately involved in the lives of others, in order to build up the body of Christ. This can be seen very evidently through how he teaches the body. Some things that Steve really loves to do in his free time are bicycling, reading, and, most importantly, spending time with his family!

Steve Bass

Steve Bass

Elder

Steve has been an essential component of the elder team for two decades, serving diligently to care for and build the community of Good Shepherd. He is extremely excited about working together with a great group of elders and staff, seeing how much they love Jesus and want to share that with others in our church, or local community, and globally. Steve enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending time with his kids and grandkids!

Kress Drew

Kress Drew

Elder

Kress has been serving Good Shepherd as an elder since 2013, and consistently expresses his love for our church. He is especially enthusiastic about the strong preaching of God's Word, sharing His love with those who do not know Him here and around the world, and joining Jesus in the great work He is doing in and through us all. Kress really enjoys seeing God's creativity in creation by spending time outdoors hiking, jogging, or biking as well as spending time with his loved ones!

Mike Fitz

Mike Fitz

Elder

Mike really cares about Good Shepherd, as a place where people can come to know and experience God intimately and grow together as His children. He is passionate about bringing people into oneness with one another to carry out the mission of the church. Mike loves that Good Shepherd is a place that pushes people to live in communities committed to pursuing Christ together.

Claudio Grandjean

Claudio Grandjean

Elder

Claudio serves both Good Shepherd and our surrounding community, because he recognizes the impact that Jesus has in people’s lives both in and out of the church. He is an excellent example of what it means to be ambassador for Christ, calling people to come and experience Jesus through being like Him. Claudio prayerfully hopes that God continues to gently lead the church through the power of the Holy Spirit.

Denny Lawrence

Denny Lawrence

Elder

Denny is a faithful servant of Jesus, who loves to see His body work together to make visible His character and love. He is passionate about serving Good Shepherd because he has seen how people’s lives have been changed by Jesus here, including his own family who have been given a deep desire to give back and serve the church.

Chris Smith

Chris Smith

Elder

Chris dearly loves Good Shepherd, and seeks to bring unity and wholeness there on a daily basis. He strives to seek out the lost and bring them into the fold of our body by shining the light of Jesus brightly. Chris is proud of the courageous direction of Good Shepherd, believing that we are following Jesus’ plan for His church, not our own. Watch this video interview of Chris and find out why he believes reading the Bible is so important: watch the VIDEO here

Ryan Weber

Ryan Weber

Elder

Ryan has been a part of Good Shepherd for many years, and is excited about the opportunity that Good Shepherd has to grow more and more into the likeness of Christ as His body. He is passionate about the body being rooted and grounded in love, so that we may recognize the deep love of Christ. Ryan loves the image of he and his church family bringing hammers, nails, dreams, desires, and plans to obey Christ as Good Shepherd builds His church.

Ministry Directors

Greg Cahalan

Greg Cahalan

Lead Team Pastor

Greg has been an integral part of Good Shepherd for the past 5 years, bringing strong, biblical teaching and guidance to the entire body. Greg is a dynamic and passionate teacher whose goal is to always bring people closer to Jesus through their interactions with His word. In every conversation with Greg, you will come away feeling cared for and given new perspective from God’s word. When Greg is not at church, he enjoys reading, hiking, and spending time with his family!
503-663-5050 ext.242

Peter Hibbs

Peter Hibbs

Lead Team Pastor

Peter has a huge heart for reaching out to our local community and the world! His passion is to see people who are far from Christ come close to Him and His people. Prior to joining our staff, Peter and his family served with Cru for more than 15 years, living in Lithuania, Australia and the US while serving all over the globe. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, hunting, traveling, and reading!
503-663-5050 ext.201

Jerayl DeVelvis

Jerayl DeVelvis

Lead Team Pastor

Jerayl is excited about seeing the younger generation rise up, becoming equipped and empowered to be the Church! His calling is to shepherd and teach the students of our church to love and live like Jesus, bringing the love of Jesus to those that do not know Him. Some of Jerayl’s favorite hobbies are reading, basketball, Texas Hold’em, spending lots of time with his wife and five kids, and going on adventures & visiting new coffee shops!
503-663-5050 ext.218

Paul Norquist

Paul Norquist

Care Pastor

Paul has been attending Good Shepherd since its beginning, and has been living out Jesus’ call in His life to be on staff since 1985. Throughout the years, he has been involved in the life of the church in several different ways. Paul absolutely loves music and how it is used to worship God and lead people into relationship with Him, being able to visit people who are in the hospital or are in need, and watch God work in the lives of people around him. He always brings a sense of care and affection into every interaction that he has with others. In his free time, Paul really enjoys spending time with his family in whatever way he can!
503-663-5050 ext.301

Tanya Atkins

Tanya Atkins

Accounting Director

Tanya is a staple of the Good Shepherd staff team, and has been so for over three decades! She loves to serve alongside her church family and be a part of the good things that God is doing at Good Shepherd to spread the love of Jesus. Tanya enjoys spending time with her grandkids, reading, hiking, and RV camping!
503-663-5050 ext.209

Debbie Booth

Debbie Booth

Good Shepherd School Principal

Debbie is passionate about creating a space where kids feel accepted and known. Her desire is that they will see, feel, and know they are loved by Jesus while they are here in our care at the school. For the past 16 years, Debbie has always strived to bring excellent teaching, connection, and growth to kids and parents through Good Shepherd School. She also enjoys being with family and friends, kayaking, water skiing, and boating!
503-663-5050 ext.230

Daniel Carnahan

Daniel Carnahan

Kids Ministry Pastor

Daniel loves being a part of a team that is all about helping kids and families love God! He believes there is nothing better than teaching the youngest generation about our incredible God! Daniel has been leading the Kid’s Ministry for 6 years and has really enjoyed connecting with kids and parents. In His free time, he likes to eat and cook good food, spend time with his family playing board games, play sports, and go hiking!
503-663-5050 ext.229

Jenny Ivester

Jenny Ivester

Student Ministry Director

Jenny is happiest when she is with a multi-generational group having fun experiencing the love and joy of God. She is motivated to share the outpouring of God’s faithfulness from women and men that have discipled her to any student, young adult, or family member in our community. She has a heart to help people be transformed by God’s Word to become who God made them to be. She loves pirates, hanging with her family, and looking for Narnia.
503-663-5050 ext.238

Keith Smith

Keith Smith

Young Adults Director

Keith is passionate about seeing young adults grow in their relationship with God, helping them learn to create and maintain healthy relationships and community with one another, plugging them into the life of the church, and empowering them to share the love of Jesus with the world. He loves to spend time with his wife, Heidi, going on as many outdoor adventures as possible! You can probably find him at every coffee shop across Gresham, hiking and doing photography, or rock climbing.
503-663-5050 ext.213

Peri Layton

Peri Layton

Women's Ministry Director

Peri has committed her life to seeing the women of Good Shepherd come to know Jesus in a very special way, experiencing Him through studying the Bible and seeing His character at work within their community. Peri has faithfully served at Good Shepherd for 24 years. In her free time, she enjoys reading, quilting, and talking with her husband!
503-663-5050 ext.216

Bob Bailey

Bob Bailey

Men's Ministry Director

Bob has made it his life’s work to mentor and encourage men to grow in their relationship with the Lord, and as leaders and servants of others. He brings a personal style of presentation and coaching that includes a unique understanding of people and processes. As the Director of Men’s Ministry at Good Shepherd, Bob challenges the guys to live out their faith in tangible ways. He’s been known to say, “We do stuff for the glory of God and for the hearts of men!” Bob is also Founder of 360 Leadership NW and an Executive Coach and President of ExecuChart Management Optimization Services. Bob and Anita have been married for over 50 years and have 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren, all of whom they are extremely proud.
503-663-5050 ext.289

Kristi Knott

Kristi Knott

Discipleship and Groups Associate

Kristi is deeply committed to guiding and supporting women in their spiritual journey at Good Shepherd, helping them build a relationship with Jesus, navigate different life seasons, and find connection within a Christ-centered community. She believes that God wants to transform every life through the truth of the Gospel, His Word, and His Spirit in His church. She loves getting coffee one on one with women, playing guitar, and adventuring with her husband and kids!
503-663-5050 ext.204

Zee Farrouge

Zee Farrouge

Communications Director

Zee is an audio/video virtuoso, providing Good Shepherd with the ability to communicate Jesus’ love with our church body and the world through technology. Zee is passionate about telling stories that point to Jesus in creative ways, allowing people to share in others’ experiences of Him. When Zee has free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar or drums, or reading!
503-663-5050 ext.316

Josh Putnam

Josh Putnam

Worship Pastor

Josh loves God and has a passion for reaching people through music. When Josh isn't leading worship, he enjoys spending time with his family, playing basketball and gardening.
503-663-5050 ext.206

Todd Lindley

Todd Lindley

Connect Ministry Director

tOdd's heart is in striving to edify the Body of Christ - His Church - by joining opportunity and movement together. His desire is that each person who is part of His Body would connect to the reality that we are stronger together than we are alone. Prior to joining our staff, tOdd worked at Christian Supply bookstores for 9 years and more recently, he and his family served with Wycliffe Bible Translators for nearly a decade in Papua New Guinea. His wife, Cathy, still works remotely for Wycliffe USA (14 years total). In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family, listening to music, talking and watching sports and film, and not reading.
503-663-5050 ext.210