Our Leadership Team

gcc-board-allenAllen 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.

 

gcc-board-waltWalt Bieser - Elder

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

 

 

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Jeff Perry - Elder

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.

 

 

  

gcc-board-mikeMike Rawleigh - Elder

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 has served as church treasurer and has overseen church facility maintenance. Mike and Linda live in Corning.

 

 

 

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Bree Wakefield - Board Member

Bree and her husband Bryan, along with their family, have been attending Grace Community Church since 2012.  Bree and Bryan have served the church in numerous ways including leading a community group and as assistant leaders of GCC's Children's Ministry. Bree leads a women's bible study and joined the leadership team in 2019.

  

Ken Jensen - Board Member

Ken and his wife Kelly, along with their family, began attending Grace Community Church in 2016. Ken and Kelly are community group leaders and Ken also serves on the sound team. Ken joined the leadership team as a board member in 2018. 

Holly Snyder - Board Member

Holly and her husband Tom began attending Grace Community Church in 2016. Holly and Tom lead and host a community group in the Elmira area. Holly joined the leadership team as a board member in 2018.

Pete Mattix - Board Member

Pete and his wife Sarah and their two daughters have been attending Grace Community Church since 2016. Pete and Sarah currently head up our Grace Kids Children's Ministry. Pete joined the leadership team in 2019.