Good Roots Leaders

The leadership and staff here at Good Roots Community is comprised of men and women who love, care, and pray for every single person in the church. If you have questions for any of our leaders, feel free to reach out and email or call them.

  • JEremy Schumacher

    Lead Pastor

    Jeremy is the Lead Pastor of Good Roots Community Church. Born and raised in the Portland suburbs, Jeremy loves the people, places and churches of the Northwest. He received his Bachelor of Science in Biblical Studies- Pastoral Ministry from Multnomah Bible College. After his graduation and wedding, Jeremy, and wife Heather, spent seven years as full time staff at Camp Tadmor. He has four children and lives in Gladstone where he is the mayor of his cul-de-sac. He is known as a diehard Oregon Ducks football fan and can be found at as many home games as possible.



  • Lenny Bennett

    Teaching Pastor

    Lenny and Erin have been married over 20 years, lived in Milwaukie for over 10 now, and were joined by their son Isiah in 2011. Lenny has served in various ministry roles since the late 90’s and has been preaching at Good Roots Community since 2009. “I love studying, teaching, and preaching The Word, it’s as simple as that."


  • jeremiah shepherd

    Worship pastor

    Jeremiah is the Worship Pastor and one of the Elders at Good Roots. As Worship Pastor, he oversees our Sunday gathering and worship time. He believes that worship is an "all of life," ever present reality, but is passionate about expressing our worship and praise of our Savior as a congregation! He has a love for people, the Church, and music, and loves to see all of it used to glorify Jesus Christ! Together with his wife, Nicole, has three boys, Ethan, Lucas, and Wyatt and are excitedly awaiting the arrival of their first daughter in September!


     

  • amy cary

    Site secretary, DEACON, GRC KIDS MINISTRY

  • Laura jean Hoeffner

    custodian


  • Matt aldrich

    leader, high school youth group

  • Erin Bennett

    Deacon, SWAN Ministry

  • DEA BOLDT

    Deacon, SWAN Ministry

    Dea is one of the Deacons of our SWAN ministry. She loves her community and has a desire to share the love of Christ with those she serves. She is married to her best friend, Jeremy, mama to 2-year old son, Weston, and eagerly awaiting the arrival of their twin daughters! 


  • Susie Camacho

    deacon, facilities management

     Susie Camacho is the Facilities Coordinator, happy to serve the body in keeping the calendar available for your event! She loves to organize and create smoothly flowing systems, natural abilities that spurred her into this volunteer position. Her husband keeps her sane and is her better and more creative half. 




  • nathan mullen

    facilities & maintenance

  • shawna salo

    deacon, swan ministry


  • heather schumacher

    deacon, grc kids ministry

    Heather leads the team of teachers for the 4-7 year old class at Good Roots. As with her own kids, she loves to hear the kids questions as they learn about our good God.