We at Grace Fellowship Church believe that scripture teaches us a lot about how the local church should be governed.  See our distinctives for more information on this. Our current elders are listed below.

Warren Burns

After graduating from Dallas Theological Seminary with a Master of Theology degree in 1971 Warren served churches in Churubusco, Indiana, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Austin, Texas before being called as a pastor to Grace Fellowship in 1979 when the church was just a year old. Warren married his wife Tillie in 1966 and they have four married children, three of whom live in the Avon area. One son and his family live in Utah.  They are also blessed with 16 grandchildren who are the delight of their lives.

Jeremy Wright

Jeremy Wright is a pastor here at Grace Fellowship Church.  He is married to Cindy, and has four daughters, Celia, Lydia, Anna, and Sara.  Jeremy has been involved in ministry to youth and their families since 1992, where he began serving at Wheeler Mission Ministries.  He has a Master’s degree in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary, and has been a part of our church family since January 2000.

Ryan Brubaker

Ryan and his family began attending GFC in March of 2004. He works in the IT industry and leads one of the church’s care groups. He and his wife live in Avon and homeschool their nine children.

Byron Jones

Byron Jones and his wife Mary have been attending Grace Fellowship Church since September 2009. They have two adult daughters. He has been an elder since October 2014, and he was previously a deacon. He is currently volunteering with the youth ministry and serves on the worship team doing sound/video production.

Roger Shuman

Roger began attending GFC in the winter of 1991. He spent his early years in ministry, including a brief stint as Youth Minister at GFC from 1995-2000. Today he serves as Worship Leader. He has spent most of his career working in business development and marketing. Roger is a widower with three grown children and has lived in Avon since 2000.