Grace Community Church is a congregation served by a plurality of elders and a church staff. The elders serve Grace by providing vision, structure and spiritual leadership for the church. The church staff serves Grace by overseeing the ministries of the church.


Scott Patty

Scott is the founding pastor of Grace Community Church. Before he began Grace in 1993, he served as a youth pastor for ten years. He was raised in Nashville and...

Justin Tucker

Justin joined the staff at Grace in October of 2011. In the past, he has served with various non-profit organizations in cross-cultural settings and traveled to several countries sharing the...

Josh Hussung

Josh came to Grace in May of 2009. He graduated from Union University in 2005, and holds a Master of Divinity from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Josh and his wife,...

Jason Miller

Jason joined Grace in January of 2007. He graduated from Union University in 2000, and holds a Master’s degree from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Jason met his wife Sally while...

Elaine Atchison

Elaine joined the church staff in July of 2015 after being a member of Grace since its first year. After graduating from Baylor University (B.S.) and University of Houston (M.A.),...

Barbara Haynes

Barbara has been a part of Grace since its beginning. She served as Grace’s worship leader in the early years. She spent ten years working in the record business in...

Bill Bryan

Bill has been a member of Grace since 1994 and became responsible for the church’s bookkeeping in 2004 on a part-time basis. He joined the staff of Grace full time...

Nanette Ryan

Nanette began attending Grace Community Church in the fall of 2000 and became a member in 2001. She joined the church staff in April of 2009 after working as a Director...

Sondra Lantzer

Sondra began attending Grace Community Church after moving to middle Tennessee in 2009. She has served with Christian organizations both stateside and overseas, including the Russian Language Institute at Columbia...

Annie Carter

Annie joined the staff at Grace Community Church in May of 2015. She is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University and continues to write for the Nazarene Publishing House. Her...

Church Elders

Back row: Bryan Jacobs, Marshall Albritton, Ben Shive, Michael Kelley, John Kramp, Jeff Langdon, Matthew Ladisa Front row: Scott Patty, Dave Wills, Aaron Mitchell, Bill Maynard, Bill Kersey, Joel Anderson