Chapel Speakers

University Pastoral Staff

Jamie Noling-AuthJamie Noling-Auth

University Pastor and Dean of Spiritual and Intercultural Life

Noling-Auth is the university pastor and dean of spiritual life, inclusion and leadership at George Fox. Before her move to Oregon, Jamie served as one of Azusa Pacific University's associate campus pastors for nine years and as an adjunct professor for APU's School of Theology. She earned a Doctor of Ministry degree at Gordon-Conwell Seminary, an MA in theology at Fuller Seminary, and a BA in communication at Pepperdine. Her areas of academic interest are discipleship, spiritual formation, women's studies and the gospels. Jamie and her husband, John, are parents to three little boys – Andrew, Luke and Daniel. In her free time, Jamie loves to travel, swim, read and have great conversation over a good cup of coffee.

Jamie JohnsonJamie Johnson

Associate University Pastor of Chapel Programs

Johnson is the associate university pastor of chapel programs and an adjunct professor in the College of Christian Studies. A George Fox graduate, he has studied church history (MA) and Christian education (PhD) and hungers to learn more about what it means for individuals and communities to follow Jesus in every aspect of life. He is married to Erin, a professor in the social work program, and together they spend much of their energy shuttling around their three children – and loving it! In his spare time, Jamie enjoys leading worship, running, reading and coaching his childrens' soccer and baseball teams. He is a huge fan of the Portland Timbers (MLS), and the Boston Red Sox (MLB).

Gaby ViescaGaby Viesca

Assistant University Pastor of Chapel Programs

Viesca serves as assistant university pastor at George Fox University and director of strategic planning and outreach at Portland Seminary. She holds a master's degree in biblical studies (Regent University) and a bachelor's degree in international business (Universidad de las Americas). Gaby has worked in full-time pastoral ministry in Israel, Mexico, and the Pacific Northwest. She has served in a variety of roles, including preaching and teaching, helping the church cast and implement its vision, and mobilizing the congregation to fully participate in the life and mission of the church. In her free time, Gaby enjoys traveling the world, exploring the outdoors, dancing to every and any tune, and talking to strangers who quickly become friends.

Rusty St. CyrRusty St. Cyr

Associate University Pastor of Ministry and Service

St. Cyr serves as the associate pastor of ministry and service at George Fox University. He is a grateful student of 20-plus years to Christ, a lucky husband to Stephanie, a stoked dad to Ella Sophia, Matea Frances and Jack Henry and owner of a Jack Russell Terrorist named "Woody" (a.k.a. "El Capitan"). Rusty came to the spiritual life team at George Fox in 2009 after 10 years of student ministry in Springfield, Missouri, Inverness, Scotland, Santa Cruz, California, as well as serving as director for spiritual formation at Bethany University near Santa Cruz. Along with all of this, Rusty is also thankful to experience playing all kinds of drums to music, for stand-up paddling and surfing waves, for opportunities to love and learn from people of other cultures, for reconciliation, for the Shalom-growing principle that we are blessed in order TO BE a blessing, and, of course, for Spinach smoothies.