MEET THE TEAM
There are thousands of people who make Grace Church work and dozens of teams on which they serve. Allow us to introduce you to the Grace Church pastoral team.
Brett & Gizelle Jones
Brett and Gizelle Jones are the proud parents of three adult children, Kimber, Casey and Carley and two precious grandchildren, Ella and Garner.
In addition to pastoring at Grace Church, Pastor Brett is the Executive Chaplain for the Houston Airport System overseeing Bush Intercontinental and Hobby airports. Considered a “leader’s leader,” he provides mentorship to many pastors and their congregations. With a passion for missions and evangelism he has traveled the globe ministering the Gospel and equipping leaders.
Pastor Brett’s heart is to see the lost saved and to never lose sight of “the one” in the masses. He considers his most influential role model his father, the late Bishop Franklin Jones, whose rich legacy of ministry, service, and honor is woven into the very fiber of his being. Two of his greatest accomplishments have been walking to the altar with Jesus and walking to the altar with Gizelle, his beautiful wife of over 35 years.
Scott & Melanie Jones
Pastor Scott and Melanie Jones are the proud parents of two incredible children –Spencer and Savannah.
Since graduating as senior class president and valedictorian of his high school in 1984, Pastor Scott embarked into society with the desire to make a difference. He has been full time in ministry since 1985. His natural aptitude for leadership and administration has always enabled him to rally people around any worthy cause.
Ordained in 1990, he has held various administrative and executive positions in ministry. Pastor Scott currently serves as chairman of the Global Network of Christian Ministries – a ministers’ network with over 550 members. Pastor Scott has a natural gift for communicating and as a public speaker he utilizes his sense of humor and life experiences to effectively reach audiences of all ages.
He also holds a degree in theology and Christian psychology and is a Certified Christian Counselor. His ministry has taken him to over ten countries and around the nation, speaking to audiences ranging from eight to eight thousand.
In 1995 he and his wife, Melanie, settled in Humble, Texas to serve as pastors at Grace Church. Melanie’s ministry scope reaches from Women’s Ministry to worship. She is a gifted and anointed vocalist who has been featured on many recording projects. She and Pastor Scott truly partner together in ministry.
Joyce Jones, the widow of Bishop Franklin Jones, is the matriarch of Grace Church.
Mike & Brenda Acosta
Pastor Mike and Brenda Acosta have an extensive background in ministry. They joined the Grace Church staff in March 2004.
Michael & Shelly Bushnell
Grace Kids Pastors
Pastor Michael and Shelly Bushnell serve as our children’s ministry pastors.
Keith & Dana Cistrunk
Member Care Pastors
Pastor Keith and Dana Cistrunk have served in various ministry roles for over twenty years. When you meet this great couple, you will quickly understand their love for people and their incredible character.
Dana was born and raised in WV and has a bachelor’s degree in commercial art. She assists Keith in Grace Church’s
member care department in various capacities. Dana has a heart for women and
serves on the “Wonder” board, a women’s ministry at Grace Church. Spending
quality time with her husband and children are important to her. Cooking and eating great foods are a couple of Dana’s
passions, and she also enjoys painting, singing and shopping.
Keith serves as an associate pastor and Member Care Director, making
home and hospital visits and assisting with weddings, funerals and
counseling. Over the past 30 years, Keith has served as an usher,
deacon, director of music and pastoral staff member for several different
ministries. One of his joys is offering biblical insight on our identity
in Christ and how to spiritually navigate through the unpredictable
twists and turns of life. He and his beautiful wife have four
wonderful children – Monica, Marcus, Travis and Kayla. Pappas Christian
Center is his second church, as seafood is his favorite!
Ken & Angie Senchal
Garden Oaks Campus Pastors
Pastor Ken and Angie Senchal returned to Grace Church in January 2013 to assist in the development of Grace Church campuses.
Blake & Amanda Hebert
Pastor Blake and Amanda Hebert are operations pastors and joined the Grace Church staff in June 2002.
Casey & Kristine Jones
Pastor Casey and Kristine Jones joined the staff in 2008. They have been married for 10 years and are blessed with a beautiful daughter, Ella.
Casey is a connoisseur of books, coffee and baseball (Go Astros!). Kristine is passionate about singing and being a mom, and enjoys decorating. Ella loves anything and everything. The Jones family is rounded out by their doberman, Major.
Chuck & Ashley Martin
Pastor Chuck and Ashley Martin joined the team in January 2008, and they currently serve as connections pastors.
Clint & Kim Sylvester
Liberty Campus Pastors
Pastor Clint and Kim Sylvester serve as campus pastor at the Liberty campus. They have two incredible daughters, Blair and Brynn.
Hector & Roxann Soto
Worship Arts Pastors
Pastor Hector and Roxann Soto, our Arts Pastors, are gifted by God to lead in praise and worship.
Micah & Kristy Sutton
Tomball Campus Pastors
Micah and Kristy joined the Grace Church team in February of 2014 and currently serve as Grace Tomball campus pastors.
The two Sutton boys, Talon and Tyrian are established in Tomball schools and enjoying life in Texas.
Simeon & Sonya Young
Simeon and Sonya are some of our newest additions to the Grace Church team. Simeon is media director and speaks at all four campuses.
Ty & Liz Guice
Grace Students Pastors
Tyler & Liz met at the University of Alabama and got married soon after graduating.