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Meet the Pastor and the Grace Church Team

Our leadership team is passionate about serving God, Grace Church, and the community of Warren! We strive to follow God in all things, and we desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip believers for the work of ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.
Gabrielle Darrin, Lay Minister
 
Under the direction of Administrative Pastor Matt Darrin from Howland UMC, Gabrielle serves our congregation as lay minister, offering her talents in music and preaching. She is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s degree in Music Education at the University of Mount Union. We are blessed to have her ministering to us through the end of June 2022.
 
Rev. Barry French
 
On the first Sunday of each month, February through June, retired United Methodist minister Rev. Barry French will speak during Sunday morning worship. Pastor Barry has been in our area for many years and was a minister at Niles UMC, both before and after retirement. Please welcome him and his wife Sharon as they share God’s Word with us.

Church Staff

 
Garey Watson, Director of Worship Ministries & Choir Director
 
Donna Bock, Organist and Pianist
 
Tammy Duty, Office Manager
 
Don Vargas, Custodian
 
 
Lead Volunteer Staff
 
Joy Angelo, Administrative Board
 
Pete Kringeta, Staff-Parish Relations
 
Mary Fuller, Missions Director
 
Dave Trask, Lay Leader
 
Lana Wakefield, Trustees
 
Joan Brantingham, Church Historian