Meet the pastor, staff, and elders of Grace


Ray Russell, Lead PastorRay Russell – Lead Pastor

Ray is our one import—he comes to us from our neighbor to the north, Canada. Ray was serving Jesus in the role of teaching pastor in southern Wisconsin for four years before joining us here. Before that Ray was a senior pastor in Southern Ontario. Ray is an alum of Winnipeg Bible College ( Providence College) and has his Masters of Divinity degree from Phoenix Seminary in Arizona.

Ray has a sports background, playing hockey in Canada up to the Major Junior Level, and he has spent much of his life coaching kids in hockey and baseball. Prior to entering the ministry, Ray owned his own business. He is married to his high-school sweetheart, Diane, and has two grown sons; Derek, married to Jaga and Steve married to Ainslie, who together have added 4 grandsons to his life (Drew, Dylan, Levi & Griffin). The passions of Ray’s life are: To know and share God’s truth; His wife, Diane; his family, reading, and sports- especially hockey.  Contact Ray at


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Michael Danielson

Worship Ministry

Brenda Espelund

Administrative Assistant

Angie Fewster

Director of Pre-School Ministries

Syler Feldman

Director of Student Ministries

Chloe Feldman

Director of Elementary Ministries


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Rahn Farder

Rich Kinney

Ken Ruit

Ray Russell, Lead Pastor Tim Spark Rick Stomberg

Ray Russell

Tim Spark

Rick Stomberg