Our team is here to serve. We’re a friendly bunch of people ready to help.

The Grace Bible Church staff consists of sincere believers young and old, from a variety of backgrounds. We work together in love to serve the church and bring Christ to the world.

Jason Whalen

Lead Pastor, Teaching and Vision

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Ben Youngkin

Executive Pastor, Spiritual Formation & Missions

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Jeremy Peet

Executive Pastor, Ministry Operations

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Director, Kids & Families

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Bruce Neff

Pastor, Senior & Care Ministries

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Mario Garcia

Pastor, Grace Hispana


Brennan Forbes

Ministry Assistant, Students

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Galen Dang

Pastor, Student Ministries


Emilie La Blue

Ministry Assistant, Students

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Peter Johns

Director, Communications and Tech

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Pam McGill

Administrative Assistant, Worship, Communications, and Facilities

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Hailey Kutch

Director, Connections

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Justin Christian

Worship Leader

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Oscar Ortiz

Custodial Supervisor

Mike Rice

Mike Rice

Director, Facilities

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Melissa Meek

Administrative Assistant, Senior and Care Ministries

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Jamie Devens

Administrative Assistant, Children and
Family Ministries

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Amanda Carter

Ministry Assistant, Elementary

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Krista Hestehauge

Ministry Assistant, Nursery


Diane Stevens

Director, Finance and Benefits

Our elders provide leadership, governance, and wisdom. They chart the course

Appointed from the congregation, our trusted elders broadly steward Grace Bible Church. They prayerfully seek to uphold biblical principles and the long-held mission of our faith community.

Jason Whalen

Lead Pastor


Roger Connolly


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McCoy Burgess


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Matt Tencati


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Tom Newell