our staff

The staff here at GracePoint Church are all dedicated to serving the Lord and using the gifts and talents God has given them to further the cause of Christ in the community.

 

Pastors / ministerial staff

Mark Grubb, Senior Pastor
markgrubb@gracepointgallatin.com
Pastor Mark is passionate about preaching, teaching, evangelism and missions. He has earned the Doctor of Ministry and Master of Divinity degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary... MORE


Alan Johnson, Worship Leader
alanjohnson@gracepointgallatin.com
"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord." Colossians 3:16 


Patrick Williamson, Children's Ministry Co- Leader
patrickwilliamson@gracepointgallatin.com
Patrick leads the Kids Clubhouse program with his wife Meagan. Our mission is to reach out to all children by providing a place of fellowship and growth where we can connect with God, each other and the community.


George Austin, Pastoral Care Pastor
georgeaustin@gracepointgallatin.com
Ministry and service here at GracePoint consists of hospital visits, jail ministry, Bible studies at Brandywood Nursing Home and church services at Emeritus. Leads "Journeys" group for adults 50 and older... MORE


Hope Charles, Interim Youth Director

"Let no man despise thy youth; but be thou an example of the believers, in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity." 1 Timothy 4:12


Meagan Williamson, Children's Ministry Co-Leader
meaganwilliamson@gracepointgallatin.com
"Let the children come to me; do not hinder them, for to such belongs the kingdom of God. Truly I tell you, anyone who will not receive the kingdom of God like a little child, will never enter it." Mark 10:14-15


 

 

Ministry leadership

Jeff Jeffers, Media Director
jeffjeffers@gracepointgallatin.com
Jeff works to assist the church in reaching the congregation and community using technology to share God’s Word through sound, video and lighting. Jeff lives in Gallatin with his wife Susan and their four children.


Martha Thacker, Preschool Leader
marthathacker@gracepointgallatin.com

"But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew [their] strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; [and] they shall walk, and not faint.
Isaiah 40:31


Nellie Austin, Food Pantry / Clothing Closet
nellieaustin@gracepointgallatin.com
"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat. I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink. I was a stranger and you invited me in. I needed clothes and you clothed me..." Matthew 25:35-36a


Don Hill, Building & Grounds Leader
donhill@gracepointgallatin.com
Don accepted Christ at an early age and has been serving at GracePoint Church for the past 21 years. "I strive to serve the Lord in any way I can. Whatever I do, I do for the glory of God." Love God, Love my Church and Love my Church Family.


 

Susan Jeffers, Celebrate Recovery
susanjeffers@gracepointgallatin.com
The purpose of Celebrate Recovery ministry is to fellowship and celebrate God´s healing power in our lives through the "8 Recovery Principles." As we progress through the program we discover Jesus Christ, the one and only true Higher Power.


Alisa Grubb, Preschool Leader


"Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God."

1 John 4:7


Sheila Downing-Butts, Women's Ministry
sheilabutts@gracepointgallatin.com
Sheila is a pastor's daughter who has a passion to help women grow in Christ. She speaks at Women's Conferences and shares her love for Christ. "I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus." Phil 3:14


Margaret Taylor, Hospitality / Kitchen
margarettaylor@gracepointgallatin.com
"I truly believe my spiritual gift is serving others. I enjoy serving and helping others and I love to prepare and serve meals for church events. Most of all, I love the sweet fellowship with Christians that these events allow me to have."


 

 

office staff

Lillie Searcy, Office Receptionist
lilliesearcy@gracepointgallatin.com
Lillie was born and raised in Gallatin and now lives in Hendersonville with her husband Chris and two daughters. She accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior in 2006 and she uses her gift of service in many areas. (Romans 8:18, 28)