+ 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. email@example.com
+ JEN SADLIER - Children's Ministry Co-Director
Jen has been on staff at GracePointe since September 2016 as a Little Lights Preschool assistant teacher, and made the transition to Children's Co-Director in the summer of 2019. Jen became a dental assistant in 1996 with the last 13 years being in a pediatric dental practice. Jen and her husband, Shawn met and were later married at Hinson Church in 2005. The Sadliers and their girls, Amelia and Norah, came to GP in March 2014 looking to be apart of a church in their community. For the last 4 years, Jen has been teaching on Sundays in our 4 & 5 year old room, and is excited to have the opportunity to coordinate the outreach events such as VBS and Trunk or Treat to impact the children and families of GracePointe and the community of Milwaukie.
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+ 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.
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+ 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.
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+ LAUREN KNOX - Children's Ministry Co-Director
Lauren joined our team as Children’s Co-Director in Summer 2019. She first started attending GracePointe with her family when she was in 2nd grade and has had the privilege of participating in children’s ministry at GracePointe as both student, volunteer and parent. Lauren met her husband Chris in the youth group at GracePointe and they have been married for 14 years and have two wonderful children, Talia and Bennett. Lauren has a BA in Christian Ministry and an MA in Teaching. She has worked with students and families in both church and school settings for many years and loves being able to combine some of her greatest loves- teaching, children and Jesus- into her ministry work.
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+ 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.
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+ SCOTT BROCKETT - Contemporary Worship Pastor
Scott rejoined our staff in 2018 as the Contemporary Worship Pastor. 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.
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+ 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.
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+ 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 of 3 years, 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.
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