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 BROWN
AMANDA BROWNLocal Outreach Coordinator and Infant/Toddler Coordinator
Amanda works with our Local Outreach partners to address specific needs in our local community. Amanda also coordinates the infant and toddler ministry of Grace Kids by working with volunteer leaders and families.
ANDY WOODS
ANDY WOODSFacilities Coordinator
Andy is responsible for maintaining and managing GFC’s campus, including managing building maintenance, repairs, and coordinating services to ensure efficient and safe operations.
BENJAMIN KISONI
BENJAMIN KISONIGlobal Outreach Coordinator
Benjamin oversees the global aspects of GFC’s Outreach Ministry and international partnerships with GFC.
BLAKE TYREE
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 BULLOCK
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 MILLER
DAN MILLERAdministration and Finance Director
Dan manages the church’s financial systems, business infrastructure, and facilities operation.
DONNA SIMMONS
DONNA SIMMONSSupport Services Director
Donna oversees systems, processes, and administrative support for pastors and adult ministries.
EMILY WEBB
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 COOK
ETHAN COOKProduction & Technical Director
Ethan works with GFC Production to ensure that church services and events are executed excellently.
GENE SHELTON
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 BOUVIER
JACOB BOUVIERGroups Pastor
Jacob’s primary focus is to connect GFCers with each other, build a strong and healthy community through small group growth, and develop group leaders.
JAMIN RATHBUN
JAMIN RATHBUNCare Coordinator
Jamin supports GFC in managing prayer requests, benevolence requests, and hospital visits in a confidential and caring way.
JOSH FOXX
JOSH FOXXChildcare Coordinator
Josh oversees and coordinates onsite childcare for special events at GFC.
KAITLYN THOMAS
KAITLYN THOMASCommunications Assistant
Kaitlyn supports GFC’s communications initiatives through implement various projects and strategies.
KATELYN BISSETT
KATELYN BISSETTAdult Ministry Assistant
Katelyn supports GFC’s outreach, groups and equipping, care and recovery, women’s, and young adults ministries.
LAUREN POPE
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 JUDD
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 GRANT
MALIA GRANTFamily Life Pastor
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 OLIVER
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 MURPHY
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.
PATRICK MITCHELL
PATRICK MITCHELLExecutive Pastor of Ministries
Patrick oversees all GFC ministry areas to ensure alignment with and accomplishment of the church’s mission and vision. He is also part of GFC’s teaching ministry; you will hear him teaching the Word on Sundays!
SANJA LYON
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 OLIGNY
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 MANN
STEPHEN MANNWorship Arts Pastor
Stephen oversees the Worship Arts ministry, which includes the worship service, worship music, media, and production.
TARA ROBERSON
TARA ROBERSONWorship Arts Assistant
Tara serves as the administrative assistant to the Worship Arts ministry team.