Mark Lancaster, Lead Pastor
Mark Lancaster has served as the Senior Pastor of Grace since 1993. He loves to share the truths of the Bible and see lives transformed by this good news. His heart is to reach his community with the truths of God through actions more than words.
Mark is married to Vanessa, a kindergarten teacher. They have 2 children: Vicki and her husband, Mike; Josh and his wife, Kristen; most importantly, one grandson - Chase!! Enjoys being with family, watching sports (Roll Tide), fishing and grilling.
One of Mark’s favorite scriptures is Ephesians 3:20 “Now all glory to God, who is able, through his mighty power at work within us, to accomplish infinitely more than we might ask or think.”
Yvonne Steadman, Office Administrator
Yvonne Steadman has served in the church office since 1972. Yvonne grew up in this congregation and was saved when she was seven years old. Yvonne is a graduate of Messick High School and Miller Hawkins Business College. She also attended Southwest Community College and University of Memphis.
James Hughes, Children's Ministry
James has lived in the greater Memphis area and attended Memphis Grace since 1993. He enjoys spending time with students of all ages doing anything and everything. He is currently single and has a dog named Zeus. James graduated from University of Memphis with a degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice in 2015 and is currently enrolled at Nazarene Bible College in the Ministry Preparation Program.
Favorite verse: Matthew 6:33-34 “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need. So don’t worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will bring its own worries. Today’s trouble is enough for today.”
Ian Britton, Student ministry & Video Production
Ian has started at Grace in 2014. He's is a graduate of Trevecca Nazarene University where he got his Bachelors in Religion and Philosophy and his Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy. His wife, Rachel, is way out of his league and together they have two awesome children: Jonah and Norah. Ian loves laughing and eating with friends and watching God work in moments, big and small, in the lives of our students.
One of Ian’s favorite scriptures is John 3:30 “He must become greater and greater, and I must become less and less.”
Sean Currier, Worship Arts
Angie and Sean married in May of 2000 and we're blessed with two beautiful kids: Michael, 17 and MaKenna, 14. We are also the parents of Luna, a German Shepherd / Pit Bull mix. Sean is a graduate of Anderson University with a degree in Music Business and Guitar Performance. Angie is a nurse at Campbell Clinic.
"Here is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it: "Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners-and I am the worst of them all."
- 1 Timothy 1:15
"Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away and the new has come"
- 2 Corinthians 5:17
"And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you will continue His work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns."
- Philippians 1:6