MEET THE TEAM

“Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage — with great patience and careful instruction.” – 2 Timothy 4:2

Our Team

Tony Gies

Tony Gies

Pastor

Pastor Tony Gies has been doing ministry in Portland for over 20 years. He has a passion to see lives transformed by the grace of God, and he has a strong belief in the power of prayer. Tony has been a small business owner and has had a variety of other jobs, from truck driver to contractor to day care worker. 

servanttony@hotmail.com | 971-275-3462

Trudy Umphress

Trudy Umphress

Administrative Assistant

Trudy serves as the long-distance admin assistant here at GCF. Although she works from her home in Des Moines, IA, she is commited to serve her church family here and does an excellent job. She brings  over 30 years of experience in the administrative field and  highly values trustworthiness and honesty. She and her husband, Kevin, actively participate in the ministry at their church in Des Moines.

During her leisure time, she indulges in craft shows, kayaking, collecting unique turtle items and cherishing moments with her loved ones.

graceadministry@gmail.com | 503-286-2085

Sigrid Gies

Sigrid Gies

Women's Ministry

Sigrid’s heart has burned brightly for Christ since her teenage years, when she first embraced her faith at the age of 17. She’s passionate about empowering women within the church to ignite their own spiritual journeys. Her mission is to see their hearts transformed, filled with the fire of God’s love and purpose.

Beyond her ministry work, Sigrid finds joy in the simple pleasures of life. The warm glow of a candle sets her spirit alight, and her laughter is contagious, bringing sunshine to any room and her love for life shines through in everything she does. She cherishes every opportunity to experience the fullness of joy that God offers. Sigrid is a beacon of joy.

Ric Spady

Ric Spady

Men's Ministry

Ric serves as the leader of the Men’s Ministry here at GCF. He gave his life to Jesus in 1978 and considers himself a work in progress to become a Godly man.

He has been happily married to Barbara for over 50 years and has 3 daughters, 7 grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He graduated from Centennial HS and served in the US Coast Guard.