Our Pastor, Elders, and Staff are here to encourage your personal faith, connect you within our church family, and equip you for community impact.
Andrew originally comes from a suburb of Atlanta, Georgia, but more recently lived in South Carolina with his wife Kelly and their five children. Andrew and Kelly met as students at North Greenville University and were married in 2010. Andrew graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2014 and subsequently was on ministry staff at churches in Kentucky and South Carolina, before coming to Grace Church in June of 2023. Andrew loves teaching Christ from all of scripture, equipping others to understand the Bible, and considers it a privilege to serve as pastor at Grace. In his free time, he enjoys reading, fishing, and watching sports with his family, especially Atlanta Braves baseball and Georgia football.
Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care
Matt’s heart desire has always been for ministry. His training includes degrees from Cairn University, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and completion of a chaplain residency program at Christiana Hospital. In his eleven years at Grace Church, Matt has served as deacon, elder, small group leader, Sunday School teacher, and Senior Saints leader.
Matt, his wife Sarah, son David, and Labrador Retriever Emma live in Newark. In his free time, Matt enjoys yard work, trying out new recipes in the kitchen or on the grill, cheering for David at his sporting events, and watching movies with Sarah.
Madeline is a classically trained singer and holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in voice performance from Wheaton College Conservatory of Music and The Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University. Grace has been her home church for over twenty years. Madeline enjoys long distance running, cycling, travel, and spending time with friends.
Lori came to faith at Grace Church about twenty years ago. She has been married to her husband Marty for thirty-three years. Lori, Marty, and their daughter Hope have been part of the Grace community since the first day they visited—also twenty years ago. Aside from her church office responsibilities, Lori enjoys cooking, bird watching, and tuning in college football games, specifically when the Georgia Bulldogs play.
GRACE CHURCH ELDERS
Small Group and Men’s/Women’s Ministries
Elder Coordination and Global Outreach
Sunday Morning Ministry and Worship Leadership
Facilities, Grounds, Deacons, and Local Outreach