Dr. Joey Lang, Lead Pastor
Background: Joey has served at Grace for nine years. He has earned degrees from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kansas City, MO) and Liberty University (Lynchburg, VA) as well as over twenty years of combined ministry experience in pastoring, collegiate ministry, and youth work.
Family: Joey and Melissa have been married for 22 years and have two children.
Hobbies: Joking, laughing (often at his own jokes), reading, gaming, movie-watching, and hanging out with family and friends.
Russell Watts, Associate Pastor
Background: Russell has served at Grace for four years. He has earned degrees from Liberty University and Liberty University Baptist Theological Seminary (Lynchburg, VA) as well as over twelve years of combined ministry experience in church administration, young adult ministry, youth ministry, children’s ministry, and Christian education.
Family: Russell and Victoria have been married for 23 years and have three children.
Hobbies: Reading, movie-watching, and hanging out with family and friends.
Richard Hays, Worship Pastor
Background: Richard has served at Grace for eight years. He earned his Music degree from Bethany College (Lindsborg, KS) as well as over thirty years of combined ministry experience in choral, worship leading and youth work.
Family: Richard and Kathy have been married for 36 years and have three children and four grandchildren.
Hobbies: Resident geek(for family, friends and the church), laughing – at Joey’s jokes – and his own as well ;), reading, writing music, movie-watching, and hanging out with family.
Morgan Walterman, Children’s Minister
Background: Morgan has served at Grace for five years now. She earned her education degree from Mid-America Nazarene University (Olathe, KS). During this time she has been working with all ages of children from newborn all the way to 18 year olds, in schools and church settings.
Family: Morgan attends our church with her family. She is married to Jeremy Walterman.
Hobbies: Loves to write, draw (might not be the best, but sure does try), watching movies, always hanging out with her family and friends, and jamming out to music as she drives to work.