Russ Baley
Lead Pastor

Russ has served as Lead Pastor since May 2008. He has enjoyed a fruitful ministry for the last 26+ years, serving in a number of local and regional ministry contexts. Russ has been blessed to serve his community both locally and globally through short-term missions, worship, youth work, and leadership development. Russ is a graduate of George Fox Evangelical Seminary where he received his Master of Divinity with an emphasis on Pastoral Ministry. He has been married for the last 24 years to Mellanie, the wife of his youth and together they have three beautiful children. 

Joe Chase
Worship Pastor

Joe has served as the Worship Pastor since January 2009. He has previously served as a Senior Pastor, Youth Pastor, and Worship Pastor. Joe is a graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary where he received a Master of Divinity. He has been married to Jane for 35 years and they have three beautiful children, a gorgeous daughter-in-law, and 3 awesome grandchildren.


Brad Gates 
Associate Pastor 

Brad has served as Associate Pastor since September 2015 and lives in Gresham with Kim, his wife and their daughter Sammy. He has been working for the same trucking company since 1996, but starting hearing God's call towards ministry in 2012. Brad is a 2017 graduate of Hope International University where he received a Bachelor's degree. Brad loves hanging with his family and watching his beloved 49ers or Ducks on TV.

Leadership Core Team

Pastor Russ Baley
Pastor Joe Chase
Pastor Brad Gates
Jeri Anderson
Jackie Altman
Daryl Holstine
Kathy Koch
Jane Schrepping
Brian Smith
Gerald Macon - Delegate
Alma Gordon - Financial Administrator
Bob Moffet - Co-Trustee
Tom Schulze - Co-Trustee

JAM Children's Core Team 

Team Leader- Shellie Huff
Mellanie Baley
Shannon Robirts
Sheri Schulze

Visitation Core Team

Sheri Schulze
Patt Rodger 

Sewing Core Team

Shirley Johnson

Adult Studies Core Team

Brian Smith - Sunday Mornings
Joseph Yruegas - Pure Desire

Financial Core Team

Kim Gates
Alma Gordon
Shellie Huff

Food Pantry Core Team

Russ & Mellanie Baley
Don & Tish Hinshaw
Daryl & Lynn Holstine
Gary Bradley

Girls Night Out Core Team

Jackie Altman
Julie Moss 

Garden Core Team

Mark & Shellie Huff
Joseph & Lora Yruegas
Don & Jeri Anderson 

Sanctuary Church Gresham                                                                                         3101 SE Orient Drive | Gresham, Oregon 97080 | 503.663.9146

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