Robert Neubert

Pastor Robert Neubert

Pastor Robert spent the first 29 years of his life living in and around the Portland area. After receiving a degree in 19th Century American History from Portland State he enrolled in the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg where he received his Masters of Divinity. After interning in a congregation in Roy, Utah Pastor Robert Neubert moved to Wisconsin where he spent 11 years serving in two Lutheran Congregations. The first congregation was Christ in Sharon, WI and then Burke in Madison, WI. Pastor Robert is happily married with two beautiful daughters and is serving as our Interim Pastor as we finalize our preparations to call a new pastor here at Gethsemane.



Jasmine Anderson

Jasmine is the Children, Youth and Family Ministry Coordinator. Responsible for faith formation for children ages 0-18, young adults and their families. Jasmine was baptized at GLC, and her grandparent’s were the first people married at this church after the name change.


Anna joined the Gethsemane family in September 2020. She has been a great addition to the Gethsemane staff. Anna has two big dogs and a husband, in that order! Pictured is her juvenile redtail, Nikkei. Their love for animals keeps them busy outdoors, rain or shine!


Gethsemane Lutheran Church does not currently have a choir director.

Our choir director is responsible for both a vocal and a handbell choir.

If you might be interested in this position in the future please consider dropping off your contact information!

Brooke Benfield

Brooke began playing the organ for Gethsemane Lutheran Church in February 1988. Brooke has been instrumental in procuring and building the digital pipe organ, and is a vital part of the music ministry at #GLCPDX!

Dale and Ann Van Horn

Dale and Ann are a mean cleaning team! These two are more than just our janitorial staff; you can find them at almost any event being a part of church life and fellowship. From little messes to big projects, these two keep our church running!

Maeson Dochow

Maeson joined our church staff family in June 2019 as the nursery attendant. They have brought many smiles and much joy to the nursery and church all around!