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 31 years
#3 His family (Kathryn & Cris; Rebecca & Louis-Claude; Lindsey & Jordan; Jonathan; 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 31 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 will marry his fiancé Emily in July, 2020. Their son Daniel is a nurse, and he and his wife McKenna live in Bend, OR.

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.
 
Jackie Noble
Kids Director


Jackie came to Salem just over a year ago with her mom, Doris. As they were ‘church shopping’ in their new area, she felt the Lord tell her that Gateway was The One. She has served in Hospitality, Women’s, Worship, Small Group, and Administrative Ministries. She has even had a ministry of sewing! However, she feels God’s call in this season to minister to children and their parents. She has completed the Foursquare ministry program offered at Central Valley School of Ministry in California and has been astudent of the Word for many years.

You can usually find Jackie worshiping, dancing, reading, or encouraging others in their faith, although she still does some sewing. She has a sister and a niece in Portland and a brother in Seattle, whom she visits whenever she can squeeze it in.
 
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.
 
Louis-Claude Nguea-Njoh
Bookkeeper


The one and only extraordinary LC is so much more than just our bookkeeper. He is an amazing prayer warrior, drummer, worshipper, youth leader, soccer player, and coach to middle school girls--Louis-Claude is rarely still. Born and raised in Cameroon, he came to Salem to attend college at Corban and we are so blessed that he chose to stick around! Last summer LC married the beautiful Rebecca and in May his life was forever brightened by the birth of his son, Gabriel-Daniel Namse.
 
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.
 
Mike Brown
Facilities Management

 
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