Gregg Davis - Senior Pastor
Gregg previously served as Senior Pastor of Frankfort First Church of the Nazarene since September 2006. Prior to Frankfort First, he served in full-time ministry in 4 churches in Michigan and Ohio for a total of 13 years. He received his Bachelor of Theology degree in 1993 and his Master of Church Management degree in 2004, both from Olivet Nazarene University in Kankakee, IL. Pastor Davis was ordained as an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene in 1996 by the Eastern Michigan District Assembly. He and Rachelle have been married since 1992 and they have three children.
Jerry Morris - Executive Pastor
Jerry has been the Executive Pastor at Salem First since July, 2006. Prior to SFN His ministry assignments included four years in youth, and 22 years as senior pastor. He and his wife, Cathi, have 2 sons and 4 grand-sons. They have been married for over 40 years.
Greg Hall - Pastor of Discipleship
Greg joined the staff at Salem First in the fall of 2008. During his time here he has served as the Pastor overseeing Christian Education, Middle School, High School, and College Ministries. He currently oversees the church's Connection Group ministry. He and his wife Lisa have two boys in college. Prior to working at the church, he taught junior high English, sold real estate, and owned his own small business. Greg has also led several trips to Israel. Greg completed his undergraduate work in education, received a Masters of Arts in Theological Studies, and has a Doctorate in Ministry.
Steve Bomar -
Steve Bomar previously served as Worship/Small Groups Pastor at North Fresno Church in Fresno, California, as well as a staff/faculty member of Fresno Pacific University. He was ordained as an Elder in the Church of the Nazarene in 2007 and earned his Doctoral Degree in Worship Studies from the Robert Webber Institute in 2015. Steve is married to Anne and they have two boys at home.
Josh Geier - Youth Pastor firstname.lastname@example.org
Joshua is the Youth Pastor here at Salem First Church of the Nazarene. Prior to that Josh was a substitute teacher in local schools and spent his summers working at Canyonview Camp. Josh loves being goofy, doing fun activities with students, and watching God change students lives.
Rachelle Davis - Children's Ministry Director
Rachelle has been serving in ministry with her husband, Gregg, for the last 25 years. An elementary education graduate from Olivet Nazarene University, she has found her place with the children of the church. It is her desire to help lead them, love them, and develop a strong faith in their young lives. Her hobbies include reading, traveling, and spending time with her three kids.
Ron Eggert - Pastoral Care email@example.com
Pastoral Care Pastor. Over 40 years of pastoral ministry in Washington, Texas, and Oregon. A graduate of Moody Bible Institute and Dallas Theological Seminary, he loves to teach God's Word
and help people in their spiritual journey.
Married 48 years; loves his six grandsons.
Beth Sorenson -
Connections and Community Resource Pastor
Beth grew up at Salem First and received her degree from Northwest Nazarene University. She served as a Children's Pastor in three other nazarene churches in the Oregon Pacific Church of the Nazarene District, for over 19 years. She also works for the Marion County Elections Department. She enjoys spending time with her husband, Eric, and her two boys.
Bertie Miller - Office Administrator
Bertie grew up and attended schools in Stayton, St. Helens, and Portland Oregon. After graduating from Southern Oregon State College in Ashland, with a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, Bertie taught for a few years then co-owned a pizza parlor with her husband, worked for a variety of businesses in the administrative and customer services areas. From 1993-95, she and her family went on an adventure to Indonesia, where she taught kindergarten at Sekolah Pelita Harapan. She has worked at Salem Naz since 2002. Bertie has been married to Ron, her college sweetheart since 1973.
Ellen Pearson -
Early Childhood Director firstname.lastname@example.org
Ellen in the Early Childhood Director here at Salem First Church of the Nazarene and has been working with children at Salem First her home church of many years. Ellen loves getting to know young children and their families. It is always a joy for her to work with a wonderful team of volunteers and to find creative ways
to introduce children to Jesus.