Community Impact is the empowering of our people to reach their neighbors, community and culture for Christ…The Great Commission.

Community Impact Ministries is a combination of partnering and empowering.

  • We partner Good Shepherd people with established ministries to utilize their talents, skills and passions to reach a segment of our local community and the US.
  • We empower Good Shepherd people to pioneer local ministries and gather others with like passions.

Below is a list of local partnered ministries.  If you have interest in one of these ministries, use the contact info below.

Love Rockwood




Good Shepherd is desiring to demonstrate the love of Jesus by serving the Rockwood community. We are challenging one another to GIVE 5 hours this summer so that together we can make an impact!

Find a cause that moves you to action then sign up to get in the game!


Bridgetown Ministries





Bridgetown Ministries is an outreach to homeless and at risk youth.

Contact: Jeff Persell
Email: persell97@gmail.com

Compassion Connect

Bringing churches together to reach the community’s needy (homeless, sex-trafficked, low income…). Find more information at their website.

Contact: Milan Homala
Email: milan@compassioncennect.com

Door to Grace

Door to Grace provides restorative care services and safe shelter for children who are survivors of commercial sexual exploitation.

Contact: Vicki Abbate
Email: vicki@doortograce.org


Support and encouragement to those interested in foster care and adoption.

Contact: Sherri Hufendick
Email: embrace.gscc@gmail.com

Eternal Perspectives Ministry

Eternal Perspective Ministries is a Bible-believing Christ-centered nonprofit organization with two goals: to teach the principles of God’s Word, emphasizing an eternal viewpoint; to reach the needy in Christ’s name.

Contact: Kathy Norquist

Email: kathy@epm.org

Good News Community Health Center

Good News Community Health Center is a community based health center serving the poor and uninsured in the Rockwood community.

Contact: Blake Petersen
Email: bpetersen@goodnewschc.org

Guardian Project

Bringing a voice for life to abortion-minded and abortion-vulnerable women in the downtown Portland and Tanasbourne areas. Using a Class C3 van outfitted with an ultrasound unit and the ability to provide pregnancy tests. Visit their website.

Contact: Nathan & Heidi Boos and DJ & Allison Vanzanten
Email: guardian_project@yahoo.com

Homeless Ministry Advocate

Contact: Kristi Leslie
Email: kleslie99@yahoo.com

Jail Ministry

Counseling, Encouragement and Chaplains for Prison Inmates.

Contact: Janice Beeghly
Email: jd.beags@frontier.com

MHCC - Navigator Outreach

The Navigators mission is one of discipleship, our desire is to see students place Christ as the cornerstone of life.

Contact: Herb & Linda Gregg
Email: herbert_gregg2000@yahoo.com

My Father's House

Ministry to Homeless Families in the Portland and East County Region. Learn more at their website.

Contact: Cathe Wiese
Email: cathe@familyshelter.org

Oregon Right to Life (Mult. County)

A voice for Life locally, and come together to educate and reach out to the community through informational meetings.

Contact: Janice Dysinger
Email: janice@dysinger.info

Portland Rescue Mission

Monthly ministry feeding and connecting with those who are homeless.

Contact: Randy Paul
Email: gsccprm@gmail.com

Pregnancy Resource Center - Estacada/Sandy

A pro-life Christian ministry, that lovingly assists women and men unprepared for pregnancy with personalized care and resources.

Contact: Annette Davis
Email: prcofestacada@hotmail.com

Pregnancy Resource Center - Portland/Gresham

Empowering individuals to make life-affirming decisions through education, counseling,  and compassionate care based on the ministry of Jesus Christ.

Contact: Keri Shore
Email: prcgresh@portlandprc.org

Responder Life

Responder Life exists that every First Responder and their Family be given the opportunity to respond to the most important call of their life…(a call to life in Christ).

Contact: Dave Williams
Email: dave.williams@responderlife.org


Provides assistance and encouragement to the families with Special Needs Children.

Contact: Michelle Cox
Email: michellecox@live.com

Rockwood Mom to Mom

Reaching Moms and Kids in Low Income Communities (specifically the Rockwood Community).

Contact: Julie Williams
Email: juliefw@gmail.com

Shepherd's Door

Portland Rescue Mission‘s outreach to homeless women and children.

Contact: Christine Ourada
Email: christine.ourada@pdxmission.org

Survivor Support Ministry

Awareness, prayer and support for those on the front lines of rescuing and restoring lives traumatized by human trafficking.

Contact: Darlene Domenigoni
Phone: (503) 936-5759
Email: darlene2366@gmail.com

Young Life - Sandy HS

Young Life is a Christian organization that aspires to provide helpful adult role models and peer support for teenagers dealing with life’s struggles.

Contact: Dan & Shana Ekstrom
Email: dantekstrom@gmail.com

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