LEADERSHIP TEAM
 
 
KEN SPENCE
Senior Pastor
 
Pastor Ken has ministered to local congregations as well as given leadership in the larger church organization. Over his years of ministry he has been privileged to help a number of congregations to revitalize and go on to strong and lasting ministry. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and is committed to solid Biblical preaching. His passion is about the church being a center for biblical growth and a place where people can find love and acceptance. He and his wife Joan are blessed to have their four grown children and families all residing in this area.
 
Contact Ken at: kspence@gccnt.org
 
ED SNYDER
Elder
 
Ed is a self-employed excavating contractor who has been involved in church ministry and leadership for many years. He has a passion for sharing Christ’s love by doing his work as unto the Lord and by developing relationships in everyday life situations. He also enjoys ministering through music and pointing people to Christ through genuine worship and prayer.
 
  
  
  
Contact Ed at: esnyder@gccnt.org
 
BRYAN PETERS
Elder
 
Bryan is a graduate of Northwestern Lehigh School district and Word of Life Bible Institute. He has served in various capacities at Grace Community church. He is passionate about seeing people come to a genuine saving relationship with Jesus Christ and encouraging people to grow in the grace and knowledge of the Lord Jesus Christ. He is a volunteer fire fighter and has helped coach his son’s football team. Along with his wife, Lisa, he has raised 3 adult children and 3 children at home of which they homeschool. Bryan’s life Bible verse is Jeremiah 33:3 – Call to me and I will answer you, and I will tell you great and mighty things which you do not know.
 
Contact Bryan at: bpeters@gccnt.org
 
TIM BRUFFEY
Elder
 
Tim has his undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies and graduate degree in Psychology. He worked as a psychologist and Consultant for 45 years assisting individuals in realistic life and job choices. He has been involved in church ministries in the Lehigh Valley as a Sunday School teacher, small group leader, deacon and elder. He and his wife Barbara are enjoying living in the country after many years in the city.
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Tim at: timbruff@gmail.com
 
JENNY LICHTENWALNER
Children’s Ministry
   
Jenny is passionate about working with children. Her experience includes 15 years of childcare and homeschooling her 6, soon to be 7, children. Being raised surrounded by strong Christian influences, a thriving, personal relationship with God is a priority in her life. She enjoys nature walks, camping, spending time outdoors, and anything to do with her family.   
       
      
Contact Jenny at: jlichtenwalner@gccnt.org
 
JASON MARCANTE
Youth Ministry
 

Jason loves working with youth and showing them who God is by faithfully teaching them the scriptures and exemplifying the character of Christ. He has experience working in the Bethany Church youth program.  He also started a youth ministry at Emmanuel United Methodist Church, and is very active as a coach for the Athletes for the Cross Sports Ministry. He loves his family, football, and hanging out with friends.

     
Contact Jason at: jmarcante@gccnt.org