ABOUT US

Knowing and following Jesus fuels everything we do

Grace is a caring, loving family of believers that exists to share the Good News of Jesus Christ with our community. You will find a number of ministries, activities, and events for the entire family. The ministries of Grace have been carefully chosen not only with you and your family in mind, but in order to help us fulfill our biblical mandate. We want you to take full advantage of the opportunities and events we have, even if God doesn't lead you to become part of the Grace family.. We hope this site will answer any questions you may have about Grace Baptist Church. We look forward to the possibility of one day having you and your family join us for worship services!

WHO WE ARE

Our Mission

Grace Baptist Church exists for the purpose of glorifying God by bringing people into harmony with Jesus Christ through evangelism, discipleship, ministry, and worship. 

Our Beliefs

We are a Baptist church associated with the Baptist Bible Fellowship (BBF). We are associated to & cooperate with other Baptists of like faith for the furtherance of the Gospel. For specific information on our beliefs, click here.

Our Story

Grace Baptist Church first began in April, 1992 at Clark Middle School (now Baker Intermediate). The land we are currently on was  purchased soon thereafter to begin building the first Church building. For more of our story and to learn how we got where we are today, click here.

OUR STAFF

Pat Finley

Lead Pastor

Pat has served as lead pastor at Grace since April of 1992. Pastor Pat and Pam moved to Winchester to plant GBC, and have been hanging out and ministering in our community for nearly three decades!

Dan Brothers

Associate Pastor

Dan has been part of the staff at Grace Baptist Church since March 2004. Dan is passionate about reaching others with the Gospel of Jesus Christ and seeing them grow in their walk with the Lord.

Kurt Corcoran

Youth Pastor

Kurt joined the staff at Grace Baptist Church in February 2018 as the Student Pastor. Kurt has a desire to see students excel in their faith and life as passionate followers of Jesus Christ.

Jeremiah Simpson

Worship Pastor

Jeremiah joined the staff at Grace Baptist Church in August 2018 as the Worship Pastor. He also leads the college and young adults lifegroup. Jeremiah is also passionate about missions and getting the Gospel to the world!

Charlie Walton

Outreach Pastor

Charlie joined the staff at Grace Baptist Church in January 2008. He was saved forty years ago and was baptized with his wife, Jan, and his son, Pat. Charlie is passionate about sharing the Word of God with everyone.

Lynda Brothers

Administrative Secretary

Lynda joined the staff at Grace Baptist Church in September 2005 as Secretary. She has recently transitioned to Administrative Assistant to the Pastor. She graduated from Baptist Bible College in Springfield, MO.

Sarah Corcoran

Secretary

Sarah joined the staff at Grace Baptist Church in November 2018, as the secretary. She also helps her husband, Kurt, with the youth ministry. She will graduate from the University of the Cumberlands in the spring of 2021.

Robyn Bradley

Financial

Robyn joined the staff at Grace in 2015 as bookeeper. She is married to Tim, and they are both active in various ministries in the church.

MINISTRY LEADERS

Eddie Plaster

Celebrate Recovery Leader

Eddie and his family have been members of Grace since 2012. He started leading Celebrate Recovery in 2020 because he has a passion to help those who struggle with addiction and hurt come to know Christ.

Walda Toews

Children's Ministry Director

Walda and her husband have been members of Grace for since 1998. She has led our children's ministry since 2017 and desires to see children learn and grow in their understanding of Jesus.

David & Darlene Soard

AWANA Commander 

David and Darlene have been members of Grace since 2009. They have led our AWANA program since 2018 and truly love discipling children and seeing them come to know Christ.

Ethan Moore

Tech Team Leader

Ethan has been a member of Grace since 2008. He and his wife serve in many ministries, but he has led our tech team since 2012. He has an extensive knowledge of all things media and uses his talents to serve others.

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