Church council

Grace Community Church has a 14 member Church Council that oversees the mission of the church, provides accountability and support for the pastor and staff, and serve as keepers of the vision. 2018/19 Church Council members include those listed below.

Abbie Jones

Name: Abbie Jones Ministry Position: Director of Young Adult Ministries/Worship Intern Family: I have an older sister, Emily, and two amazing parents, Jeff and Susan. When did you begin at Grace: 2020 Favorite Restaurant: Taco Bell

Laura Wallace

I am married to Scott and we have two sons, Parker and Dylan.  Parker is married and lives in Fayetteville.  Dylan is engaged and lives outside of Marion, Arkansas.  We have several grand-dogs, but no grandchildren yet.  We have been coming to Grace for about 6 years.  We came to Grace and were very excited for all the opportunities to serve and do mission work in our community and around the world. We took our first mission trip together outside…

Lance McReynolds

I’m married to Judy and we have two adult sons. Johnny, his fiancé Emily Krause, and Brett and his wife Alyssa. We have been members at Grace for 8 years. We enjoy the active missions approach at Grace. You can see the good things the Grace congregation is doing all over the community for the glory of God. 

Jim Bottjen

 I am married to Kelli and we have two redheaded daughters, Sydni and Averi.  Sydni loves to dance and is in the ninth grade at Ramsey.  Averi loves volleyball and is in the seventh grade at Ramsey. I have been attending Grace for 15 years and feel blessed to be part of a church that has a biblical base and a godly love for everyone. 

Kathryn O’Brien

My husband, Chase and I have two children and four grandchildren. Our daughter, Heather lives in northwest Arkansas and our son, Shawn lives in southcentral Arkansas. Our oldest grandson completed his Bachelor’s degree in December. Our granddaughter is currently pursuing a degree in health care. Our middle grandson completed military training to serve in the National Guard in December and is currently enrolled at ASU in Jonesboro. Our youngest grandson is in the eighth grade.Chase and I began attending Grace…

Jacqui Sargent

I am married to Shelton and we have two amazing daughters, Audra and Ember. We love our Grace family and the heart that our church has for missions.

Kim Linam

My husband, Mark, and I met at Hendrix College and have been married since 1987. Our oldest child, Meredith, is a junior high school teacher in Fayetteville. Our youngest, Kirk, is 20 years old and is working and going to college at Washington University in St. Louis. We have been members of Grace over 15 years. My favorite thing about serving on the Church Council is working with amazing volunteers. I would never have made the connections at Grace without…

Chad Treadaway

I am married to my high school sweetheart, Emily, going on 17 years.  We have two children, Brandon (10) and Alicen (6).  Brandon is an artist/future comic strip creator while Alicen is a self-taught dinosaur expert, specializing in carnivores. Our family has been attending Grace since August 2009 and I look forward to being an active participant in God’s plan for our church!

Diane Nix

I have one daughter and two grandkids, plus my two furr babies.  I have been a member of Grace for over 20 years and was part of the first group of people who came from Wesley to start Grace Community Church.  I know that Grace is part of God’s plan and I am so happy to be a part of it. I was honored to be selected to serve on the Council. I take my service to the church and…
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