Staff

Our team is here to serve. We’re a friendly bunch of people ready to help.

The Grace Bible Church staff consists of sincere believers young and old, from a variety of backgrounds. We work together in love to serve the church and bring Christ to the world.
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Jason Whalen

Lead Pastor, Teaching and Vision

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Ben Youngkin

Executive Pastor, Spiritual Formation & Missions

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Jeremy Peet

Executive Pastor, Ministry Operations

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BETSY NEWELL

Director, Kids & Families

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Justin Christian

Pastor, Worship Arts

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Bruce Neff

Pastor, Senior & Care Ministries

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Mario Garcia

Pastor, Grace Hispana

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Galen Dang

Director, Students

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Emilie La Blue

Ministry Assistant, Students

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Tim Newell

Ministry Assistant, Worship

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Peter Johns

Director, Technical Ministries

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Mike Rice

Director, Facilities

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Oscar Ortiz

Custodial Supervisor

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Pam McGill

Administrative Assistant, Worship, Communications, and Facilities

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Jerred Jantzen

Custodian

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Jamie Devens

Administrative Assistant, Children and
Family Ministries

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Melissa Meek

Administrative Assistant, Senior and Care Ministries

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Diane Stevens

Director, Finance and Benefits

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Krista Hestehauge

Ministry Assistant, Nursery

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Beth Klemm

Ministry Assistant, Choir

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Amanda Carter

Ministry Assistant, Elementary

Our elders provide leadership, governance, and wisdom. They chart the course

Appointed from the congregation, our trusted elders broadly steward Grace Bible Church. They prayerfully seek to uphold biblical principles and the long-held mission of our faith community.
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Lee Beckstrom

Elder, Chairman

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Blake Bristol

Elder, Treasurer

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McCoy Burgess

Elder

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Roger Connolly

Elder

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Matt Tencati

Elder

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Tom Newell

Elder

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Jason Whalen

Lead Pastor