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TEAM GRACE

All of our staff have a growing relationship with Jesus and a passion to serve God and the church.

MIKE BECKMAN


Business Administrator

Mike joined the church staff at Grace in 2016 bringing over thirty-eight years of Corporate Accounting & Finance, along with previous Church Finance / Treasurer, responsibilities and experiences. He is a Certified Public Accountant with a MBA in Finance. Mike, and his wife Elaine, have a married son Ryan living in California.

KRISTEN BLACKFORD


Church Office Manager

Kristen loves working at Grace interacting with people and helping them with whatever they need. Grace is where she found her closest friends and a true church family. As she puts it, “the people who I work with and the people that go here are more than just people I know from church, they are family. Attending church here is awesome and working here is an extra special bonus!” Kristen is married to Bryce and has two fun little boys: Dawson and Peyton.

FELICIA FLYNN


Administrative Assitant

Felicia grew up in a Christian home where she accepted Jesus at age 12 and was baptized by her dad shortly after. Felicia and her husband Kevin started coming to Grace when their kids began attending Grace Christian School. Felicia came on staff in the office in 1999. Felicia loves being able to work alongside loving friends that want to serve God and the church just like she does.

JOY WOLCOTT


Administrative Assitant

Joy came to Grace with her husband Brady in 1998 to work at Grace Christian School. “We’re a package deal,” she says. She came on staff with the church in 2010. Joy loves using her secretarial and administrative gifts to serve the church. She enjoys the variety of tasks that can come up in any given day. She loves the relaxed atmosphere and the fun, friendly, loving people on staff at Grace.

SUSAN TOCZYLOWSKI


Nursery Director

After high school, Susan attended a Christian liberal arts university where her knowledge of God and His word was built up with a degree in Christian Ministry. Susan has since remained a student of God's Word within the local church community. Susan joined the church staff in 2004. Susan says, “One of the reasons I love working at Grace is my position enables me to provide tangible help to families with young children, not only on Sunday mornings but throughout the week.”

CINDY YEAGER


Music Assistant

As a 9 year old girl at summer camp, Cindy realized her own personal need for a Savior. After college Cindy came to Grace Christian School as the music teacher and later joined the church staff as the music assistant in 1990. Cindy met her husband Mike at Grace and together they have raised their 3 beautiful kids in the church where they too have come to know Christ as Savior. Cindy loves serving alongside music pastors that have a deep love for the Lord and a deep desire to make music an integral part of the corporate worship service.

BILL SOFLEY


Financial Accountant

By God’s direction Bill and his family found themselves in Bowie, MD where Bill’s brother and his family already attended Grace. Bill came on staff in the business office in 1999. He has a deep love for God, the church, and the folks who attend each week. His heart is for service and he has voluntarily led in many ways over the years, including leading our team of ushers.

RUSSELL MURPHY


Facility Manager

Russell came to know Christ in 1969 through the prayers and witness of his wife Vicki and her parents. Russell has worked in maintenance for over 4 decades. In the summer of 2014 Russell decided he wanted to use his gifts and expertise to serve the local church. Russell loves being able to work in an environment of Christian love and fellowship and brings a fun, helpful spirit to the staff.

LILA FRASER


Children's Ministry Assistant

Lila joined the GBC staff in 2016. She plays a major role in managing the various children's ministries offered at Grace. Lila has a deep love for children and a passion for them to have a personal relationship with Jesus. She has a degree in Elementary Education and spent 10 years teaching in Christian schools before spending the last 10 years homeschooling her own two boys

DANIEL VAKHARIA


Manager of Media & Communication

Daniel has been attending Grace since he was 8 years old. He came on staff in 2016 when the pastors saw a need for a visual communicator in this digital age. Daniel uses his skills in videography and graphic design to advance the mission of the church and spread the gospel to those in the community.