Church Location and Contact NumbersChurch address:
4440 State Street
Salem, OR 97301-5457
Google map to CGSLC
Christ House (house on church property)
4444 State Street
Salem, OR 97301-5457
Church Phone: 503-363-3726
Church Fax: 503-378-7411
Church StaffThese are people to contact if you have questions
or might like to get involved with certain areas.
We are currently in an interim time. We will have an interim pastor and then call a new full-time pastor to come and serve here.Pastor
Tammy started as Office Administrator at Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in November of 2017. She brings with her more than 25 years of customer service and office experience ranging from Banking and Finance to County government.Tammy Glascock
She has 2 adult children, one 3 year old grandson and another grandchild on the way. Her passions and pastimes include spending time with family and friends, camping, fishing, gardening, cooking and canning. She loves the power of the ocean and the majesty of the mountains, finding peace in both places, and believes that if we all treated people the way we want to be treated the world would be a much happier place.
"I feel blessed and am honored to have the opportunity to serve Christ the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church".
Ricardo Souza Melo is a Brazilian-born composer and performer. He holds a Bachelors Degree in Choir Directing from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil) and his main instruments are voice and baroque oboe. Throughout the years he has studied music with experts from Brazil, Uruguay, Europe and the USA. He has also studied voice with the Brazilian soprano Adriana Zignani and owes his foundational and structured knowledge of music to distinctive Brazilian professors, especially Uiara Maria Abero.Ricardo Souza Melo
He has particular interest in early music with distinct preference for sacred vocal music of the Renaissance and later instrumental repertoire. He also shares a duo with his wife and musical partner Angela (violoncello).
Ricardo is glad for coming to know Oregon, where can enjoy the temperate rainy weather and the fresh scent of green moss.
He is discovering with pleasure the local culture along with his wife, son and daughter and is happy for being part of Christ the Good Shepherd's team.
Diane is passionate about music. She enjoys being an active participant in the worship experience playing organ, piano, or flute as soloist or accompanist. She enjoys finding ways to utilize her passion and creativity to broaden and enhance the worship experience for herself and for those worshiping with her.Diane Hawkins
Diane received her B.S. degree in music with an emphasis in organ, piano, and flute and an M.M. degree in flute performance from the University of Oregon. She has taught as adjunct instructor at several universities including Oregon State, Western Oregon State, Corban, and at Linn-Benton Community College.
She loves playing music with others and has an active performance schedule in accompanying, playing in orchestras, small ensembles, and giving solo recitals. She also maintains a private lesson studio for flute and piano students. She enjoys gardening, water sports, and especially spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Diane feels blessed to be a part of this congregation.
Ali Briskey has recently stepped into the role of our interim Praise Director.Ali Briskey
Holding a degree in Music Education with a Choral Conducting emphasis from Northern Arizona University, Ali also brings with her over 13 years of worship ministry experience and a love and appreciation for a large variety of worship practices and styles. After a four year hiatus she is excited to be jumping back into this vocation and filling this role as longs as she is called.
Ali is also a local entrepreneur spending most of her summer season creating wedding floral designs for couples near and abroad. In her spare time Ali loves to travel, and spend time on the water with her husband Paul and their sweet pug Riley.
In the warmer months you can often find them kayaking the Willamette or seeking out a vacation spot involving sunshine and swimming! In her years of ministry Ali has been able to partner with many local congregations and leaders, in worship and song and feels blessed to have found a community here at CGSLC.
Interim Praise Team Director