Dr. Joey Lang, Lead Pastor

Background: Joey has served at Grace for ten 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.

Richard Hays, Worship Pastor

Background: Richard has served at Grace for nine 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 37 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 six years. She earned her education degree from Mid-America Nazarene University (Olathe, KS). During this time she has been working with children of all ages, 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.

Marisa Brush, Administrator and Communications Director

Background: Marisa has served at Grace for six years. She has earned a double bachelor’s degree in Information Systems and Business Administration from the University of Kansas. Throughout the years as she has served at Grace, Marisa has been heavily involved in S.A.L.T. Student Ministries (Youth) and Outreach Ministries.

Family: Marisa has been married to Tyler Brush for one year. They attend Grace with both their families.

Hobbies: Loves to read, journal and explore. She will most likely be found at a coffee shop or running around the church without shoes, all the while jamming to music as she works.