Pastors & Staff

Our church thrives because of the energy and style of the people who are a part of our leadership. Here are a few of the people that make our church special, along with a “Fun Fact” about each one that you may not know!

Grace UMC Staff

Rev. Drew Colby

Rev. Drew Colby

Senior Pastor
Rev. Jessica Lunsford

Rev. Jessica Lunsford

Minister of Faith Formation, Congregational Care, and Community Engagement
Rev. C. Milton Rodgers

Rev. C. Milton Rodgers

Minister of Music and Organist
Beth Brooks

Beth Brooks

Director of Church Operations
Anna Burrell

Anna Burrell

Director of Children and Family Ministries
Anne Ellis

Anne Ellis

Communications Associate
Steven Field

Steven Field

Thrive Worship Coordinator
Cindy Martin

Cindy Martin

Administrative Assistant/Financial Secretary
Kristin Matthews

Kristin Matthews

Director of Congregational Life
Kara Neal

Kara Neal

Director of Youth Ministries & Missions
Shannon Pendleton

Shannon Pendleton

GCLC Co-Director for Operations Responsibilities
Sandy Risko

Sandy Risko

Financial Manager
Belinda Ryberg

Belinda Ryberg

GCLC Co-Director for Education Responsibilities
Kristina Schenck

Kristina Schenck

Music Associate
Jeff Shoup

Jeff Shoup

Worship A/V Coordinator and Technician
Ricky Thompson

Ricky Thompson

Facility Maintenance Technician
Luisa Villarreal

Luisa Villarreal

Nursery Assistant
Gretchen Ward

Gretchen Ward

Accessibility and Inclusion Ministry Coordinator
Rev. Jim Wishmyer

Rev. Jim Wishmyer

Director of Senior Adult Ministries