The story of Good Samaritan Ministries started over forty years ago in 1976. Then school teacher, Bettie Mitchell traveled on a biblical archeology tour to the ancient sites near present day Iraq. While she was on the ancient wall of Nineveh, she heard the voice of the Lord call her to quit her job and spend the rest of her life teaching nothing but the Kingdom of God. Bettie started GSM out of her home, and today the international headquarters is located in Beaverton, OR.

The office opened and began offering Christian counseling in 1993, and DeeDee Jones became the Director of Pendleton GSM in 2006. The Pendleton GSM office is one of the ministries' footprints around the world.

Pendleton GSM Staff: DeeDee Jones, Director; John Nichols, Counselor; Tracy Childress, Counselor; Stacy Beaver, Counselor; Judith Graham, Prayer Partner & Nursing Home Volunteer; Pam Patnode, Prayer Partner; Dawn Krick, Volunteer; and Ryan Telford, Front Desk.

Pendleton Good Samaritan Ministries is a faith-based, non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.