Our Leadership Team

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Allen Snapp - Lead Pastor

Allen began pastoring in 1990 as the Senior Pastor of Lamb’s Chapel in Center Moriches, NY. In 1998 he and his wife Janice experienced the Lord reforming their understanding of the Bible and theology, and a year later they relocated to Glen Mills, PA to attend Covenant Fellowship Church. In 2002 Allen graduated from the Sovereign Grace Pastors College in Gaithersburg, MD and moved to the Corning, NY area in 2003 to plant Grace Community Church. Allen & Janice live in Painted Post and have a married daughter and two sons.

 

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Walt and his wife Annessa, along with their family began attending Grace Community Church in the Fall of 2006 and have been deeply involved in the church ever since. Walt and Annessa lead the younger teens in the youth ministry, teach in the Children's Ministry, and have recently started a married couple's study. Walt & Annessa live in Corning, NY with their four sons and two daughters. Walt joined the Leadership Team in September 2011 and was installed as an elder in September 2016.

 

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Jeff and his wife Rachel began attending Grace Community Church in 2010 and began leading the youth ministry in 2012.  Jeff and Rachel live in Corning with their daughter, Eliza and son, Leo. Jeff joined the Leadership Team in August 2014 and was installed as an elder in September 2016.

 

 

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Mike and his wife Linda along with their family, began attending Grace Community Church in August of 2003 as our very first guests to our very first service. Mike and Linda have served the church in many ways, including as community group leaders and encouraging fellowship. Mike has served as church treasurer and has overseen church facility maintenance. Mike and Linda live in Corning. Mike joined the Leadership Team in 2006 and was installed as an elder in June 2017.

 

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James Epp - Board Member

James and his wife Lisa, along with their family, began attending Grace Community Church in 2006 and have served in numerous ways, including children's ministry, worship team, and leading a community group. James has served on the GCC Leadership Team for over four years (with a brief break) and brings his extensive legal and financial background to the team.

 

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Bryan and his wife Bree, along with their family, have been attending Grace Community Church since 2012. Bryan and Bree have served the church in numerous ways including leading a community group and as assistant leaders of GCC's Children's Ministry. Bryan is currently leading the men's ministry. Bryan joined the leadership team in April of 2015.