grace leadership team

  • Mitch Ivey - senior pastor

    Mitch's desire is to lead, motivate, and equip people toward freedom in Christ. He has a desire to see the body of Christ in Kearney functioning with unity and power.

  • Mike Pearson - executive pastor

    Mike currently serves as our Executive Pastor with a focus on organizational ministries and administration. Mike has great insight in helping families grow together under the inspiration of God's Word.


  • kris pfeil - associate pastor

    Kris currently serves as our youth pastor and also works with the worship team. Kris is a great teacher of the Word of God and has a desire for every person to live a life honoring God and His Word.

  • drew weir - worship pastor

    Drew serves as our Worship Pastor and has a desire to raise up an army of skilled worshippers who are in tune with the sounds of heaven.

  • michelle pearson - children's pastor

    Michelle currently is our Children's Pastor overseeing children zero through 6th grade. Michelle has a unique ability to relate to and encourage people and functions with a great sense of creativity and excellence in all that she does.

  • katie adam - office administrator

    Katie serves as our office administrator. She loves to do things well and adds a modern touch to all that we do. She has a great ability to see things from a unique perspective which brings a touch of life to what we do.

  • connie nelsen - office

    Connie has served in just about every possible place here at Grace over the years. Currently she oversees our finances and membership. Connie brings great wisdom and experience and is a great counselor.

  • travis johnson - technology

    Travis has a servant hear and loves to work with the youth.  Travis currently takes care of all of our technology needs.  (And anything else that needs done...he is amazing)

  • bob olson - pastoral care

    Bob serves as our visitation pastor. Bob has a compassionate heart and brings wisdom and care in helping the hurting. Bob also leads several men's lunch groups and helps with our church accounting.

  • nicki georgiana - children's ministry

    Nicki is an amazing young lady that will jump in and do anything asked of her.  She currently is helping with the children's ministry and office work.

  • Lorrie mays - building

    Lorrie has an eye for detail and keeps our building clean and decorated beautifully!

  • mike graddy - elder


  • randy williams - elder


  • brian bontz - elder


  • kevin ray - elder


  • scott stansbury - elder


  • bill phipps - elder