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Church Staff

RandyRandy Brannon, Pastor
Pastor Brannon is a graduate of Western Conservative Baptist Seminary in Portland, Oregon. Prior to going full-time into the ministry in 1982, he was a hospital pharmacist for ten years having graduated with a Dr. of Pharmacy degree from the University of the Pacific. Pastor Brannon has been at Grace Community Church since April 1983 where his major emphases are the Exposition of Scriptures, Vision caster, and Shepherd of men leaders. He and his wife, Sarah have four children, Rebecca, married to Aaron – James, married to Britney – John, married to Shelby – and Bethany.

GregGreg Perkins, Student Ministries Pastor
Student Ministry Brochure Greg joined the staff at Grace Community, June 1, 2000. He has a Bachelor of Science in Religion (specializing in Youth Ministry) from Liberty University. Greg interned at Big Valley Grace Community Church in Modesto. Greg has considerable experience working with high school students within church ministries. He was Ordained on November 4th, 2012.  His wife’s name is Lisa and they have two children, Zach and Luke.


MarkMark Lacaze, Pastor of Outreach and Missions

Mark joined the staff at Grace Community Church in January 2008. He earned his BA in English at California State University, Fresno and a Master’s of Theological Studies at Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary. Prior to coming on staff, Mark and his wife, Dana, lived and ministered in East Asia for two years. Mark oversees the Mission Team and leads the church in local and international mission projects. Mark and Dana have four children: Micaiah, Nehemiah, Selah and Levi.

Ignacio Ruiz, Pastor of Hispanic Ministries
Ignacio and his wife Sylvia became members of Grace in 2002.  He pastor’s our Spanish Congregation that began that same year. Ignacio is a teacher and Sylvia is a correctional officer. They have 3 children. Ignacio has been serving the Lord in Spanish Ministry for over 11 years. The Spanish Ministry meets on Sunday Mornings at 11:00 am and Friday Evenings at 7:00 pm at Grace Community Church.

Wendy Henson – Children’s Ministry Director
Wendy grew up at Grace Community and joined the staff in January 2012. She earned her BA in Liberal Studies (emphasis in elementary education) from Biola University. She was a teacher for eight years in Madera Unified School District. Wendy and her husband, John, have four children, Tyler, Ethan, Emma, and Caleb.

Sherry Olguin, Bookkeeper
Sherry is the church bookkeeper. She also gives regular assistance to Belinda in the office as needed. At times when Belinda  is on vacation or out of the office, you will find Sherry working full-time at the office. She is married to Oscar, and they have two boys.

Belinda Potter, Secretary
Belinda joined the staff in December 2012, working part time in the church office, as well as working from her home for the past 18 years as a medical transcriptionist. She and her husband Greg have attended Grace Community Church since 1987. They have 4 children, Bryan, Steven, Justin and Amy. Belinda is involved in the worship ministry, and Greg works in the sound ministry.

Jared King, IT/Media
Jared joined the staff in September, 2008 as the Intern. Jared has been a part of Pursuit Student Ministries for the last 10 years as a student leader and band member. The last 8 years he has been a part of the Sunday morning worship services running both sound and powerpoint, but more recently has handled all of the recording done here at Grace. He is dedicated to the church and the students of Grace. He runs the IT department and teaches at Crossroads Christian School which meets on site at Grace.

Jordin Rogers, Youth Intern
Jordin joined the staff at Grace Community in August of 2014. He has worked/volunteered in youth ministry for over 3 ½ years and is currently a student at Fresno Pacific working toward his bachelors in Biblical Studies. Jordin desires to continue working in youth ministry after he graduates and hopes to eventually become a youth pastor in order to build relationships and share life with young people. At Grace, Jordin works with the youth under Greg Perkins and leads worship at Wednesday’s Pursuit Student Ministries gathering.