Learn about our staff
Jerry is the lead pastor here at Grace. Jerry has a passion for seeing people come to know Christ and helping them grow in His ways. He is married to Wendy and they have two children, Hannah and Trent.
Outreach & life groups
James is the Lifegroups and Outreach Pastor here at Grace. James is married to Jenny and has a daughter, Emma.
Adrian Early serves as Youth Pastor here at Grace. His desire is for teenagers to discover, grow in, and love The Lord Jesus Christ through Biblical teaching, personal discipleship. Adrian is married to Whitney & is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. They have a boy, Lucas.
Children & Young Adult
Alan-Michael is our Children’s Pastor here at Grace. His passion is to see children come to know Christ as their personal Lord and Savior as well as begin building a firm foundation on Christ through worship, discipleship, and tons of fun! Alan-Michael is married to Bethany. They have a boy, Christian.
Worship & Media
Dave leads our Worship & Media ministry as well as oversight of the administrative functions of the church. His passion is that God’s people are drawn closer to Him through a life of worshipping Christ. Dave has three children – Meredith, Grayson and Caroline.
Mandi Pittman is our Wellness Director. She is passionate about our community and supporting the needs of each person. Her desire is to see others healthy and for them to have a personal relationship with our Savior, Jesus Christ. Mandi is married to Jeremy and they have 2 boys, Eli and Jake.
Robin Taylor is our ministry assistant. She loves working together with the ministry staff and coordinating events here at Grace. Nothing excites her more than to see people’s lives changed through the power of God. Robin is married to Bill and they have three daughters and three wonderful grandsons.
Wanda Hester is our administrative assistant, who has a heart for sharing the Truth with others and lots of patience. She fulfills the roles of finance and personnel assistance and support for the pastors, staff and committees. Wanda is a retired elementary school teacher and is married to Joe. They have 3 grown children.
Jan coordinates our greeters, parking crew, information staff, & security team. Jan is a real estate broker & is married to Chris. They have three children, Bryce, Braedon and Kristen.
Linda leads our CHAMPS after-school tutoring program. Her desire is that children not only succeed in the classroom but that they come to know the saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Linda is also a teacher at Old Fort Elementary School and is married to Wayne Greene.
Leslie Hester is our Nursery/Preschool director. She wants each child to experience and know the Lord. She hopes to help them develop and grow spiritually and morally. It is her desire that they would come to receive God’s free gift of salvation through Jesus. Leslie is a teacher at Glenwood Elementary School.
Wayne oversees our facilities here at Grace. He is a retired teacher from McDowell High School & is married to Linda.
Stan is the missions coordinator here at Grace. He leads local, state and foreign mission teams. He is a controller at Columbia Forest Products. Stan is married to Kathy and has a daughter, Sarah.