Pastors & Staff (Page 3)

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!

Kristin Matthews

Kristin holds a BS in Psychology from Santa Clara University in CA where she met her husband Ned. They have 3 kids: Connor, Sophia and Grace. Before joining the Grace staff she worked in Children’s Ministries as an associate for 4 years, before moving to VA. Kristin’s passions are cooking & exercise, and a great…

Sandy Risko

Sandy joined the Grace staff in 2003 and serves as Financial Manager. She and her husband, John, and their sons, Ben and Alex, have been a part of the Grace family since 1999. Sandy graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with degrees in Economics and Russian & East European Studies, and…

Ricky Thompson

Ricky lives in Triangle, VA and has lived over half his life in Prince William County and Manassas. He and his wife have eight children, all grown, and five grandchildren. Ricky is happy to be a part of the Grace family and looks forward to serving in any way he can.Fun fact: Ricky loves the…

Jose Villarreal

My wife Luisa and I are both part of the Grace UMC staff. After retiring in 2013 and taking a four year break, I returned to work and serving Grace in 2017. I’m glad I did because I love working with the staff, keeping busy and maintaining the church. Outside of Grace, I enjoy walks,…

Luisa Villarreal

My husband Jose and I reside in Manassas. We have one adult daughter and a yorkie. I’ve been part of the Grace UMC staff since 2008 and have over 30+ years of childcare experience. I love working for the families I care for.