The staff of Grace Fellowship Church exists to serve and equip our church community as we seek to join God in building a community to reach a community.
AMANDA BROWNLocal Outreach Coordinator
Amanda directs the expansion of the local outreach ministry and partnerships with GFC in the community. Amanda is also part of the Family Life Team serving in Grace Kids Preschool.
BENJAMIN KISONIGlobal Outreach Coordinator
Benjamin oversees the global aspects of GFC’s Outreach Ministry and international partnerships with GFC.
BLAKE TYREEStudent Pastor
Blake oversees the middle school and high school student ministries by engaging with students and parents and leading volunteer teams of student group leaders.
BRANT BULLOCKRe:Generation Coordinator
Brant coordinates the weekly Re:generation recovery group meetings. Brant joined the GFC staff in this part-time role in 2022.
DAN MILLERAdministration and Finance Director
Dan manages the church’s financial systems, business infrastructure, and facilities operation.
DONNA SIMMONSSupport Services Director
Donna oversees systems, processes, and administrative support for pastors and adult ministries.
EMILY WEBBOffice Coordinator
Emily provides administrative support to the staff and oversees the main office throughout the week. If you visit GFC during office hours, you’ll see her smiling face!
ETHAN COOKProduction & Technical Assistant
Ethan works with GFC Production to ensure that church services and events are executed excellently.
GENE SHELTONAdult Ministry Pastor
Gene leads in adult ministry, helping people build relationships and grow through groups and serving staff and volunteers who oversee care and recovery, outreach, and other parts of groups ministry.
JACOB BOUVIERYoung Adults & Groups Pastor
Jacob focuses on leading and developing the Grace Young Adults Ministry from age 18 to early 30s and equipping group leaders.
JAMIE IVEYTechnical Director
Jamie oversees GFC Production audio/visual/lighting technology and volunteers who support the church’s services, ministries, and events.
JAMIN RATHBUNSingle Adults & Pastoral Care Coordinator
Jamin founded and now leads the Single Adults Ministry at GFC. He has been a part of GFC for many years and is excited to be on staff!
JOSH FOXXChildcare Coordinator
Josh oversees and coordinates onsite childcare for special events at GFC.
KATELYN BISSETTAdult Ministry Assistant
Katelyn supports GFC’s outreach, groups and equipping, care and recovery, women’s, and young adults ministries.
KEVIN RICEFacilities Coordinator
Kevin coordinates the logistics of the GFC facility maintenance and oversees the facility team that prepares for onsite services and meetings.
LAUREN POPEElementary Coordinator
Lauren joined the GFC Staff in 2022 but has been a long-time GFCer! She has an extensive background in education and uses her skills and experience to lead the Grace Kids Elementary and Grace Access Disability Ministry programming.
LIZ JUDDCommunications & Hospitality Director
Liz creates and implements effective communications messages and strategies to convey GFC’s mission and vision on Sundays and throughout the week.
MALIA GRANTFamily Life Director
Malia provides leadership to the Family Life Team as they engage in ministry to kids, students, families, and volunteers. These ministries include Grace Kids, birth – 5th grade, and Grace Students, 6th-12th grades.
MARILYN OLIVERBusiness Coordinator
Marilyn oversees the daily processing of financial information and various other business process duties. Have a question about your giving? Ask Marilyn!
MATT MURPHYLead Pastor
Matt has served as GFC’s Lead Pastor since 2018. Matt provides directional leadership for the congregation and staff, teaches regularly, and is an acting elder.
PATRICE CRAPPSRe:Generation Admin Coordinator
Patrice coordinates details and programming within the Re:generation ministry.
PATRICK MITCHELLExecutive Pastor of Ministries
Patrick joined the GFC staff in 2022 after serving in several leadership and teaching roles in the local church and education environments. He and his family of 6 are excited to be a part of the community here at Grace!
SABRINA PHILLIPSCommunications Assistant
Sabrina assists with the management of GFC’s communications channels and event registrations.
SANJA LYONEarly Childhood Ministry Coordinator
Sanja coordinates the early childhood ministry of Grace Kids by working with volunteer leaders and families. On Sunday mornings, you can find her in the preschool wing serving our littlest GFCers!
STACIE OLIGNYStudent Coordinator
Stacie serves on and collaborates with both the Grace Kids and Grace Students teams while focusing on female student strategies, leader development, and Middle School Mornings programming.
STEPHEN MANNWorship Arts Pastor
Stephen oversees the Worship Arts ministry, which includes the worship service, worship music, media, and production.
TARA ROBERSONWorship Arts Assistant
Tara serves as the administrative assistant to the Worship Arts ministry team.