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 BurnsWarren 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.


Byron-JonesByron 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.




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 Profile Picture CroppedRyan 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.




Roger ShumanRoger Shuman
Roger began attending GFC in the winter of 1991.  He has spent most of his career working in marketing, communications and business development. Roger served as a part-time youth minister for a non-denominational church in New Haven, Indiana from 1989-1991 and then for GFC from 1995-2000. Today he volunteers with the youth ministry and serves on the worship team. He and his wife have three grown children and have lived in Avon since 2000.