Home Communities at Good Roots

Home Communities are not merely a Bible study, though the communities do learn together. Home Communities are not merely a prayer group, though prayer is essential. Home Communities are the pathway for our people to connect, grow, rejoice and weep together, to live out the values of Good Roots and have a missional impact on their neighborhoods. This "living life together" is the essence of our church.


Our Home Communities are open to everyone of any age who calls Good Roots their church home. Though each Home Community is free to form its own traditions and culture, you  will find studying Scripture, sharing meals, and missionally serving our neighborhoods to be common themes.



Split Shift Group

Group Leader: Paul Salo  Contact Info

Meeting Times: Rotating

This is a group for people who have rotating work schedules, don’t mind planning month by month and otherwise like variety in life.  We gather for meals, sharing life and are looking forward to God shaping us as we move forward together.


Milwaukie Group

Group Leader: Jeremiah Shepherd  Contact Info

Meeting Times: Tuesday Evenings  6:00PM - 8:00PM

In our Home Community, we strive to love each other like family and make disciples. We believe that one of the best ways to display Jesus to the world around us, is to display the love we have received from the Father to each other and the world. Within our group life you will see us live this out by praying with and for one another, sharing meals, sacrificing for one another and engaging in various biblical training and instruction. We also display this love to the world by serving together twice a month in our clothing closet and brunch, provided for our community during food bank hours on Saturday. If you would like to join us, please feel free to contact us!

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Gladstone Group

Group Leader: Jeremy Schumacher   Contact Info

Meeting Times: Monday Evenings 6:30PM - 8:00PM

We view ourselves as a family of missionaries that are serving a particular people group by demonstrating the gospel in tangible forms and declaring the gospel to others – both those who believe it and those who are being exposed to it. Currently we are establishing a ministry to middle schoolers and their families on Monday nights.

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Oak Grove Group

Group Leader: Ryan Gill  Contact Info

Meeting Times: Sunday Evenings 6:30PM - 8:00PM

This is a group that is just launching.  That means it’s a great time to throw in. 

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