Our elders are responsible to lead, provide oversight and care for the Grace Church family. While each elder is assigned a geographic care region to help spread the workload, feel free to contact any of our elders to answer your question or assist you in your spiritual journey.
Doug and his wife, Susan, have been a part of the Grace family for eight years. They are both physicians, practicing family medicine and pediatrics, respectively. Doug has participated in a short-term mission trip to Ecuador and is currently a small group leader. Doug and Susan have four children: Kevin, Ryan, Alex and Jessica. As a family, they enjoy hiking, sports activities and RV camping.
Steve and his wife, Patty, have been part of the Grace family for 14 years. Steve has worn many hats at Grace: greeter, communion preparer, offering counter, hospitality team member, Sunday school class facilitator, small group leader. Steve and Patty have two grown children – Christine and Marilyn. Steve enjoys spending time with his family, woodworking, construction, reading, playing golf, music and being retired.
Jim and his wife, Christine, have been part of the Grace family for 24 years. Jim has been involved in global ministries, going on mission trips to Ecuador and Africa. Locally, he has served as a Sunday school leader, and he has held various roles in children’s ministries and sports outreach. Jim and Christine have three girls – Lauren, Erin, and Kate. As a family, they enjoy off-road desert trips and traveling.