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Our Staff
Jeremy Vickers
Lead Pastor
Reverend Jeremy Vickers has been lead pastor at Grace since 2004. He has a BA in Philosophy and Religion and a Master of Divinity. He is married to Jill, a pediatric nurse. They have two children. He preaches at our Lee's Summit Campus nearly every weekend.
Hubert Neth
Reverend Hubert Neth has been Pastor at Grace since 2010. He preaches at our 8:15 am traditional chapel service every week and does most of pastoral care visitation. Hubert has served numerous churches on the western side of Missouri. If you’ve never heard him preach, it’s a must if you live in Lee’s Summit. You can find a weekly column from Hubert in the Lee’s Summit Journal on Fridays. He is married to Barbara, who is an accomplished painter and artist.
Kevin McNeely
Campus Pastor, El Dorado Springs
Kevin joined the Grace staff in the summer of 2015. He is married to LaRita and they have two boys, Robbie and Kayne. Kevin is a stone mason by trade, but since being saved he has a heart for the lost. We are blessed to have Kevin leading our El Dorado Springs Campus.
Rocky Kloth
Rocky joined the Grace staff in the summer of 2015. He is married to Kelly, and has four amazing kids, Mackenzie, Avery, Xander and Joel. He is a floor layer by trade, but had a call to ministry while playing in the Grace (Lee’s Summit) band.
Tracy Carpenter
Campus Pastor, Oak Grove
Tracy joined the staff of Grace Oak Grove in July of 2018. She is married to Jim, and they have one son. Tracy was a counselor and has served in various committees in the local church, district and conference.
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Debbie Boedeker
Business Admin
Debbie was born and raised in Kansas, and still proudly celebrates Kansas Day. She received BS in Business and Computer Science from Baker University in 1984. MBA from Rockhurst in 1987. Teacher certification from CMSU 1994. Debbie joined the Grace staff in her current role in 2006. She refuses to switch to a Mac computer. Previously, Debbie served as SonShine Preschool Director and Assistant Youth Minister. She is married to her wonderful husband Phil and has two amazing daughters, and one brilliant son in law. And of course, we can’t forget their precocious cats Minnie and Micki.
Nancy Peace
Preschool Director
Nancy was born and raised in NW Iowa, the home of Blue Bunny Ice Cream. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from UMKC. She worked and managed a bank on the Country Club Plaza for nearly eleven years. Nancy joined the Grace staff seventeen years ago, and has been in her current position since 2005. She is married to her wonderful husband Gary. They have two brilliant children, Bradford and Jackson. And of course, we can’t forget their precocious dog Buddy.
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Brent Copeland
Creative and Worship Arts Director
Brent joined the staff in 2018. He was born and raised in small town Missouri. His passions include the Artist Community Project, biking and hanging out with Lindsey. He is married to Lindsey and they live in Olathe.
Sharon Owen
Choir Director
Sharon is originally from Joplin, Missouri. She received a Bachelors Degree in Music Education from SBU, a Masters from PSU in Choral Conducting and a Specialist Degree in Administration from UMKC. She taught high school choral for 21 years, served as a music evangelist with her brother for several years and recently retired as Assistant Principal at Ray-Pec High School. Not only is Sharon an amazing Choir Director, but she is also an accomplished musician and vocalist. She has had 3 pieces published including “Jesus Paid It All” which includes piano, strings and voice as well as many other pieces that she has not officially published but shares with the congregation at Grace. And of course, we can’t forget her precocious dog Cody.
Stephanie Smith
Student Ministries Director
Joined Grace Staff: 2009
Stephanie was born and raised in Southern Missouri. She graduated from SBU with a degree in Elementary and Early Childhood Education. In 2008 She received a Masters of Art in Education with an emphasis in reading from Southeast Missouri State. Stephanie joined the Grace staff in 2009 as. Student Ministries Director.
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Courtney Birk
Senior High Youth Director
Lee Smith
Technology Coordinator
Born: Lebanon, Missouri.

Married to Stephanie

Kids: Cole and Carlee

Favorite Team: Jayhawks

Favorite Business: Cornerstone Home Lending

Kelly Kloth
Director of Connections
Kelly joined the Grace staff in November of 2013. She is highly gifted in graphic design and database management. She is married to Rocky, and they have four kids, Mackenzie, Avery, Xander and Joel.
Lorraine Adcock
Nursery Coordinator
Kolby Arnold
Middle School Youth Director
Kolby joined the Grace staff August of 2014. He graduated from the University of Central Missouri. He teaches and coaches in Lone Jack. In his spare time you will find him searching for the best deal on cans of Dr. Pepper and playing video games.
Natalia Ahrens
Assistant Technology Intern
Natalia joined the Grace staff in August of 2016. She is in charge of Environmental Projection, Livestream and video design. She is a high school student at Lee's Summit West.
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