Pastors & Staff (Page 2)

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!

Mayce Combs

Mayce has volunteered with the children’s team for the past several years until recently coming on to the children’s ministries team. She loves teaching children all about Jesus especially through arts and crafts. Outside of Grace she is a full time college student at Northern Virginia Community College studying political science and will be transferring to Liberty University Fall 2021. She enjoys…

Anne Ellis

Anne has volunteered at Grace in many behind-the-scenes roles since she and her family joined the church in 2000. As a staff member, Anne manages the Grace website and is a part of the Communications team. Anne graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and worked as a software developer…

Arleen Field

Arleen is a former preschool teacher and has been involved with children’s ministries for over 25 years. She has a passion for sharing Jesus with children in creative ways and she loves working alongside the many Children’s Ministry volunteers at Grace. She enjoys reading, scrap-booking, spending time at the beach and in the mountains,cooking and…

Steven Field

Steven Field came aboard in June of 2017 as the Thrive Worship Coordinator. Steven has earned his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Performance from Christopher Newport University and is eager to be an instrument in the transforming of lives through the Thrive service. Additionally, he is a music teacher at Cardinal Forest Elementary in Fairfax…

Marlee Grouge

Marlee has been a part of the Nursery staff since 2014, shortly after she moved to Virginia from South Carolina. She obtained her BA in Psychology from George Mason University. In her spare time she enjoys crocheting, reading, antiquing, and all things Disney. She loves getting to work with and nurture the littlest disciples at…

Lynn Jost

Lynn is excited to work with singers of all ages in the dynamic music ministry at Grace UMC. Lynn serves as the director of three choral groups: The Wesley Singers, the Treble Ensemble, and The Grace Notes A Capella choir. She also serves as a music assistant and piano accompanist. Lynn is a Choral Accompanist/Assistant…

Cindy Martin

Cindy recently joined the staff as an Administrative Assistant. She grew up in Annandale, VA, but has lived in Bristow with her husband, Stephen, since 1998. After graduating from Roanoke College with a BS in Mathematics and a minor in Sociology, Cindy taught high school math and coached several high school sports. She took time…