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.
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 is an outreach to homeless and at risk youth.
Contact: Jeff Persell
Bringing churches together to reach the community’s needy (homeless, sex-trafficked, low income…). Find more information at their website.
Contact: Milan Homala
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
Support and encouragement to those interested in foster care and adoption.
Contact: Sherri Hufendick
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
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
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
Homeless Ministry Advocate
Contact: Kristi Leslie
Counseling, Encouragement and Chaplains for Prison Inmates.
Contact: Janice Beeghly
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
My Father's House
Ministry to Homeless Families in the Portland and East County Region. Learn more at their website.
Contact: Cathe Wiese
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
Portland Rescue Mission
Monthly ministry feeding and connecting with those who are homeless.
Contact: Randy Paul
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
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
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
Provides assistance and encouragement to the families with Special Needs Children.
Contact: Michelle Cox
Rockwood Mom to Mom
Reaching Moms and Kids in Low Income Communities (specifically the Rockwood Community).
Contact: Julie Williams
Portland Rescue Mission‘s outreach to homeless women and children.
Contact: Christine Ourada
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
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