While Pastor Craig Schlesinger is our primary speaker/teacher, we have a team of qualified ministers who share the teaching and preaching responsibilities.
We believe that each member of our team brings a unique perspective, strengthening and equipping our congregation when they speak.
Pastor Craig Schlesinger
Pastor Craig has been the lead pastor of Garden Valley Church North Campus in Roseburg since 2001 and our South Campus in Myrtle Creek since 2011.
is a born again Jew with a rich heritage of the Old Testament.
Pastor Craig is currently the Oregon District Superintendent and is on the Executive Committee for Grace International.
He is also the president of Douglas County Evangelical Fellowship, a fellowship of local pastors who meet together regularly to bring unity not only among themselves as fellows pastors, but among the many churches in Douglas County, crossing the bridge of denominational and theological differences ... he is truly a pastor's pastor.
Pastor Craig has a father's heart for the men and women he pastors, encouraging, training, and guiding them to the be the men and women God has called them to be.
wife Karen have been married for 39 years and have two grown kids and three beautiful granddaughters.