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Leaders & Staff

Eric Vander Ploeg


Pastor for Preaching and Leadership

Eric is our Pastor for Preaching and Leadership at Grace.  His role is to lead the church in accomplishing our gospel mission, to feed the church with the unchanging truth of God’s Word, and to raise up others to do the same.

Born in Greer, SC, ...

Ryan Leasure


Pastor for Administration and Community Engagement

Serving as the Pastor for Administration and Community Engagement, Ryan oversees our ministries at the church and equips volunteers and leaders to use their gifts for the good of the congregation. He also oversees our discipleship ministries which ...

Robert Hendricks



Robert has served on the elder board for more than 10 years, discipling members and fulfilling other ministry roles when needed. He previously served as a deacon, and is a charter member of Grace.

Robert is an electrician by trade and owns his own ...

Steve Newton



Steve leads a Grace Group and assists with various technical needs including computer and network issues, as well as website and sound setup. He also has the privilege of occasionally teaching the adult Core Class time.

Steve currently works in ...

Donald Thomas


Pastoral Assistant

Jeanna Stadtmiller


Children's Ministry Director

As the Children’s Ministry Director, Jeanna oversees our pre-school-5th grade children. Part of her role includes creating a lesson plan for Wednesday nights and teaching the K5-5th class every Wednesday night. She also schedules the children’s ...

Guy Harris


Student Ministries Director

Becca Kaser


Worship Arts Director

Dan Johnson


Assistant Worship Arts Director