OUR TEAM

Staff


 
Greg Schaub
Lead Pastor

Love, Live, Laugh, Learn, Lead.

Love: Greg's five favorite things include -

#1 Jesus
#2 Stacey, his bride of 33 years
#3 His family (Kathryn & Cris; Rebecca & Louis-Claude; Lindsey & Jordan; Jonathan & Emily; Daniel & McKenna. Grandchildren: Emmy, David, Lydia, Jonathan, Gabriel, Jeremiah, Eyala.
#4 The Church
#5 The local and global community

Learn: Greg's academic background includes a degree in Communications and a minor in Japanese Studies from California State University Sacramento and a Masters degree in Theology from George Fox Evangelical Seminary.

Live: Greg enjoys many hobbies; like golfing and working out.

Laugh: If you have been to a Celebration Sunday service, you know that laughter is an important value around Gateway. He loves to laugh with friends and family.

Lead: After serving in multiple ministry roles in Northern California, Greg & Stacey loaded their five kids and headed north to restart the church in South Salem. The Schaub family arrived in Salem, November 1999. Pastor Greg is the longest serving of five Lead Pastors over the last 40+ years. Greg also serves the Foursquare Church as an Area Pastor for the Willamette Valley region.

To serve the Gateway community is his extreme privilege and joy!

 
Stacey Schaub
Women's Ministry Director

Stacey has been a licensed Foursquare pastor for eighteen years, and was ordained in October 2013. She has served beside her husband Greg as the lead pastors of Gateway for twenty years. As a staff pastor she led Worship and Women’s ministries. She also served on the Council for the Willamette District where she served the women of the district and represented them at national gatherings. She was a member of the leadership team for the Life on the Vine women’s retreats. She has spoken at many retreats and conferences throughout the northwest, as well as in California and Alaska. She recently earned a Master's of Strategic Leadership from LIFE Pacific University.

Stacey and Greg have been married for 32 years. The joy of their lives are their five children and seven grandchildren! Their daughter Katie Buck and her husband Cris serve on staff at West Salem Foursquare. Their daughter Becca is married to Louis-Claude Nguea-Njoh, who is on staff at Gateway. Their daughter Lindsey Fehlen and her husband Jordan are currently serving as missions representatives for New Life Africa. Their son Jon graduated from Pacific Lutheran University and works in the transportation industry. He is married to the lovely Emily. Their son Daniel is a nurse, and he and his wife McKenna live in Colorado.

Stacey loves to sing, cook and feed a crowd, and have fun with women of all ages. She is eternally gratefully for the saving grace of God and is passionate about sharing His word and encouraging others every chance she gets.

Aaron Mireles
Executive Pastor


Aaron, his wife Sarah, and their 3 children, Siena, Max and Sophia, came to Oregon and Gateway from California, where he had served on staff for over 8 years.

As the Executive Pastor at Gateway, Aaron finds many areas to use his creativity and passion for Jesus and life. Whether speaking on a Sunday, loving on our youth, leading the staff or remodeling the facility, Aaron’s enthusiasm comes through.

When he’s not at church, Aaron loves to golf, workout, or go hiking and kayaking with his family.
 
Lynn Mireles
Pastoral Care


Lynn and her husband Lee are recent transplants to Oregon from California, where they served at the same church for 35 years. She and Lee have been married for 38 years, have 3 grown sons, 3 lovely daughters-in-law and 10 grandchildren.

Lynn is an ordained Foursquare minister as well as a Foursquare Disaster Relief Chaplain. Over the years she has probably served in every department in the church. Nowadays, however, she enjoys any capacity that allows her to mentor, encourage, and raise up others to everything that God has for them.

Lynn has a degree in music from Azusa Pacific University and loves worship. She loves working with women in any capacity, and in recent years she and her husband have found a new love in leading short-term mission teams overseas.

Outside of church, she loves to paddleboard, cook, entertain, and read a good book.
 
Corky Hooton
Office Administrator


Corky has called Gateway her church home since 1975. She has been involved in many ministries during that time -- Worship, the Children's Dept., the Communications & Information Center, the Coffee Café , the Office, and various leadership teams.

Her life is blessed by her 3 children – Jonathan, Kaitlyn, and Jeffrey, and the addition of their spouses – Donna, Benjamin, and Cassie. She has the incredible joy of being Nanna to Emily, Eva, Amelia, Dominic, Solomon, Anna, Jaemason and Maddie.

She enjoys meeting friends for coffee and sharing in their lives . . . being with family . . . creating with flowers . . . scrapping cards . . . cross stitching . . . candy making . . . baking . . . and relaxing with good books.

She feels very blessed and is grateful for the privilege of serving Gateway as the Office Administrator.
 
Charity Alphonse
Assistant Kids Director


Charity is a full time missionary with YWAM Salem, OR. She is married to John from South Sudan and they have two kids; one boy (5) and one girl (2). Charity has been in missions since she first joined in 2008 here in YWAM Salem. Since that time she has completed a leadership training school, TESOL, and a Resource Stewardship School; along with staffing/ leading several schools and teams to Africa. She has gone on many missions trips to Mexico, China, Thailand, Egypt, South Sudan, Uganda. Charity and her family love refugees and have been involved in the lives of refugees since they first came back to Salem in 2017. With over 300 refugees here in Salem they have been involved both meeting needs in a physical way as well as a spiritual way. They love people and to see how God works through their family to help Encourage, Support, and Champion others. Their dream is to live in Northern Uganda as Full time missionaries working with refugees through discipleship, counseling, evangelism, mercy ministries and so much more. Charity joined Gateway Kids team because of her love for families and serving. God showed her to plant roots here in Salem during this season of ministry.
 
Cassie Hooton
Graphics & Website

Cassie has been a part of the Gateway family since 2008. She has had her hand in many areas of the church throughout the years, from helping out in nursery and youth group to helping with the cafe, media and being a part of the worship team. Cassie loves spending time with family and friends, reading, music and enjoys a nice hot cup of coffee. She and her husband, Jeffrey, have a beautiful daughter named Anna.
 
Makenna Matson
Worship Director

Makenna has lived in the Salem area since 2006 and loves it! The PNW is her favorite place to be. She enjoys any meeting to be over coffee, playing card games and moments of uncontrollable laughter. She's been leading worship for over a decade and attended Portland Bible College to study Theology and Worship Ministry. You'll often find her at every church function possible and she'll probably be wearing Birkenstocks.

 
Mike Brown
Facilities Management

 
Daryl Borello
Men's Ministry

Daryl and his wife, Denice, have been married nearly 30 years. They've resided in Salem, Oregon, with their 4 adult children, for the past 18 years.

Daryl is an Army veteran, spent 13 years as a police officer in California, attended Southwestern Bible College and seminary where he studied Theology and has spent the last 18 years in public safety in Oregon.

For nearly a decade, Daryl has had a heart for the people of Gateway Church and has been heavily involved in Security and Men's Ministry. God called him to a deeper level of ministry commitment in 2016. In 2018, Daryl became a licensed Foursquare Pastor and currently serves Gateway as a Growth Pastor - overseeing Men's Ministry, and Security, while partnering with other Pastors to oversee Life Groups, studies, and Home Churches. Daryl travels to several churches yearly, conducting church security training and offering security consultation.

Daryl loves spending time with his family, watching movies, reading, and serving God's Gateway family. He loves straight black, strong Pacific Northwest coffee!

Favorite verse: Acts 20:24, "However, I consider my life worth nothing to me; my only aim is to finish the race and complete the task the Lord Jesus has given me - the task of testifying to the good news of God's grace."

 
Olivia Croft
Youth Intern

Olivia is in her second year at Western Oregon University and is studying Education. She is from Central Oregon where she lived most of her live. She loves to play volleyball and spend time with her family, preferably driving a jet ski. She has grown up in church and has been volunteering and leading within the church since she was 13 years old. Olivia has a passion for seeing students grow in their love for Christ and releasing students to walk in their God-given gifts to advance His kingdom.

 
James Busch
Youth Intern

James is a full time student at Corban University. He is in his third year of a 5 year program to receive his Bachelor’s and Master’s of Divinity in Church Ministry. He is a cross country and track athlete at Corban, but enjoys many sports such as basketball. James grew up in Newberg, Oregon, where he helped out frequently in his church. He received the call to ministry his freshman year of high school. His heart is for students and to help lead them into a transformative relationship with Jesus Christ, so they can go out and make more disciples for His Kingdom

 
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