Meet our Elders

For some, the concept of an elder-led church is very familiar. However, for others this is an unfamiliar concept.  Our elders have three main purposes: prayer, discernment, and oversight.

Prayer - The elders pray for the spiritual and physical health of GCR, as well as for individual members.  They pray for guidance and discernment from the Holy Spirit so they may effectively set the course of service for GCR.  They pray for the staff, volunteers, and members to be filled with the Holy Spirit and enabled to love God, love people, and change the world…  They pray.

Discernment - Through prayer, the wisdom of experience, and the council of others, the elders attempt to discern the best course of action for GCR as we strive to serve God and spread the Good News. They also serve individuals by offering spiritual discernment for the challenges presented in day-to-day living.

Oversight - The elders provide guidance, encouragement, and accountability to the ministers, staff, and volunteers as they go about their duties of service and ministry.  

Rick Bartholomee

Joe Coffman


Terry Creech

Gregg Gibson


Johnny Lasiter


Eddie Lee

Kyle McGraw


Travis McGraw


Randy Prude

Doug Robison


Don Tiffin 

Clay Wooten

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