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...

Brad Leake

Brad joined the staff of Grace in January 2018 after 10 years working in program evaluation and accountability with the federal government and the State of South Carolina. He married...

Elaine Atchison

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

Barbara Haynes

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

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...

Savannah Seibold

Savannah joined the staff at Grace in 2017. She graduated from Western Kentucky University in 2015, and is currently pursuing a Masterís Degree at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. She...

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...

Bill Bryan

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

Betsy Breegle

Betsy Breegle joined the staff at Grace in 2017. She graduated from Lipscomb University with a degree in Elementary Education, and taught PreK through Second grade before working as the...

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...

Lexie Smith

Lexie Smith joined the church staff in June of 2017. Born and raised in Maryland, she moved to Nashville in 2013 after graduating from the University of Maryland. Lexie was...

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