1335 S.E. 282nd Ave.
Gresham, OR 97080

Jerry & Vicky Love

Pastor Jerry & Pastor Vicky Love are serving as Powell Valley’s Interim Pastoral team. Pastor Vicky also serves as the Vice Chair of the church. They are passionate about reaching the lost, serving the body, and building-up the church with unity and love.

Bud Dodson, Assoc. Pastor

Bud Dodson

Bud Dodson is the Associate Pastor of Powell Valley Church. He is an active part of the Welcome Team, the Prayer Team, teaches the Tuesday morning men’s Bible study and oversees hospital and residential visitation.


Matt Schroeder

Pastor Matt is an Associate Pastor, whose heart is to preach the Word and to encourage people. He is married to his magnificent wife and partner in ministry, Kathy. They live in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Washington.

Deby Ellis, Children's Pastor

Deby Ellis

Deby Ellis-Alfsen (“The D.E.A.”) is our Sunday morning Worship Team Leader. She has served at Powell Valley for more than 11-years and has more talents and gifts than most groups of people combined. Deby is married to the awesomeness we call “Rod.” They live happily in Gresham.

Lori Virnig, S.W.E.C.

Lori Virnig

Lori is one of the Worship Team Leaders and is the Sunday Worship Experience Coordinator. She also serves on the Powell Valley Ministry Leadership Team as the church’s Treasurer (i.e., financial ninja). Lori is married to Scott, who makes the best coffee in the western U.S., and has three children (JR, Anna and Daniel).


Leisy Phillips

Leisy is the Prayer Team Leader and also serves on the Ministry Leadership Team as the church’s Financial Secretary (aka, “The L-Train”). She is married to Jasper and has four awesome kids.


Jamie Worley

Jamie is married to Jo Worley and they have four children. Jamie was the Senior Pastor of Powell Valley for four years and is now the Pastor of Global Outreach.