Adam Fitch, Senior Pastor
Adam comes to us by way of Colorado and Wyoming, having been born in Colorado and moving here to Newberg in January of 2014 from Sheridan, Wyoming. He and his wife, Sarah, have three amazing children. He has a B.A. in History from University of Northern Colorado and an M.A. in Theological Studies from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. While pastoring in Wyoming, Adam was ordained in 2011. Before entering the ministry, Adam was an elementary and middle school teacher.
Brian Kroeker, Associate Pastor of Youth Ministries
Brian is an Oregonian, hailing from Klamath Falls, Oregon. He joined our staff team and moved to the Newberg area in December 2014. He holds a B.S. in Educational Ministries from Multnomah Bible College in Portland. Before coming to Grace he had the experience of living a year in Hungary as a missionary and coached baseball while there. He and his wife Aubrey reside in Newberg.
Jonathan Brewer, Associate Pastor of Worship and Community Life
Jonathan Brewer joined our staff team July 1, 2017.
Jon and his family have returned to the Northwest after finishing his Master of Divinity at Princeton Theological Seminary in New Jersey. After growing up in Sammamish, WA, he went to complete his BA in Cross-Cultural Studies at Whitworth University in Spokane, WA. He and his wife, Valerie, have three young children.
Jon enjoys playing with his kids, playing basketball and frisbee, and getting out in God's beautiful creation.
César Calderón Villatoro, Hispanic Ministry Director
César and his wife, Amber, have been leading a Hispanic Service on Sunday evenings since April of 2016.
César is originally from Guatemala but has lived in Newberg for eleven years, and he has a passion for reaching the
Hispanic community in Newberg. He and his wife, Amber, have two energetic children. César is a groundskeeper at George Fox University during the week. He passionately serves the Lord and shares about his relationship with Jesus with everyone he meets. César enjoys creating amazing meals for his family, landscape designing and playing with his children.
César y su esposa, Amber, han estado liderando el ministerio hispano domingos por las tardes desde Abril del 2016.
César es original de Guatemala pero ha vivido en Newberg por once años, y Dios despertó en él la pasión de alcanzar a los perdidos para Cristo en la comunidad hispana en Newberg. Dios les ha regalado dos energéticos niños. César trabaja en el área de paisajismo en la Universidad de George Fox durante la semana. Él tiene pasión de servir al Señor y compartir el evangelio con todo el mundo. César disfruta su familia, sirviéndoles exquisitos platos y jugando con sus hijos. También, tiene tremenda imaginación con diseño de paisajismo.
Diana Enkelis, Children's Ministry Director
Diana has been on our staff team since 2003 as the Children's Ministry Director. She holds a degree in Early Childhood Education from University of Oregon. Although she was born in Long Beach, California, she has been an Oregonian for most of her life! She is married to Ron with two grown sons (both married), a grown daughter and one granddaughter. She enjoys visiting Disneyland with her family and has been a life long fan, since her first visit was at 2 weeks old.
Debbie Holtan, Office Manager
Debbie has been on staff since 2004 as the Office Manager. She has an Christian Ed. Degree from Bible College and an Exec. Admin. Assistant Diploma from Merritt Davis College of Business. She was born in Illinois, and lived in the midwest until the age of 12, when her family moved to Oregon. She is married with two grown sons and a daughter in law. She and her husband, Charlie, are gardening enthusiasts, planting their own landscaping at every house they have lived in.
Annette Pease, Bookkeeper
Annette started as our bookkeeper and staff team member in 2010. She is married to Randy with three grown
sons and one daughter-in-law and a granddaughter. She is the longest Newberg resident, having lived on the
same farm and property outside of town her whole life.
Dallas Smith, Custodian
Dallas and his wife Barb, moved to Newberg from Michigan in 1997. He has three grown children, six grandchildren
and one great grandson. He is retired from employment as a warehouse supervisor and truck driver.
His hobbies include fishing, genealogy, model railroad, and gardening.