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Staff Bios

  • Jorge Garay
    Spanish Ministry Pastor

    Pastor Jorge Garay, under the leadership of Pastor Gene Pritchard, is the founder and pastor of the Spanish Ministry at Grace. Pastor Garay has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biblical Studies degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He and his wife, Iris, have being married since 1967. They have a daughter, Betsy, and a son, Jorge Jr, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

  • Dr. Gene Pritchard
    Senior Pastor

    Dr. Gene Pritchard is the founding Pastor of Grace Bible Church. He has been an evangelist and a missionary, having ministered in 43 countries around the world. He also taught in Bible college and seminary for over 20 years. His greatest joy is being a pastor since 1963. Bro. Gene has been married to Jan Pritchard since 1966; they have five children. He received a B.S.E. from Southern Arkansas University; Master of Divinity from Southwestern Theological Seminary and Doctorate of Ministry from Luther Rice Seminary.

  • Lawrence Wint
    Assistant Pastor

    Pastor Lawrence Wint, originally from the country of Jamaica, is an on-fire, zealous ambitious young pastor with a heart for  reaching people for God. He is a recent graduate of the University of Central Florida and a graduate student at Liberty University’s School of Divinity. Pastor Lawrence currently serves as the Assistant Pastor of GBC specializing in teaching, discipleship, and ministry development. His prayer is to be used by God to ignite a generation that will be on fire for Him.

  • Frantz De Milord
    Haitian Ministry Pastor

    Frantz De Milord serves as the pastor of the Haitian Ministry (Creole/French) at GBC, established in 2016. Frantz is a graduate of Faith Christian University, earning a degree in theology with honors. He also attended Bible Institute Evangelical of Orlando for another six years. Frantz preaches the Word of God with passion and conviction. He effectively communicates to all ages, because he connects the messages to everyday life. Frantz has also taken his passion for people back to his homeland, starting a church and school for poverty stricken children in Haiti, heavily supported by GBC.

  • Jorge Garay
    Spanish Ministry Pastor

    Pastor Jorge Garay, under the leadership of Pastor Gene Pritchard, is the founder and pastor of the Spanish Ministry at Grace. Pastor Garay has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Biblical Studies degree from Luther Rice Seminary. He and his wife, Iris, have being married since 1967. They have a daughter, Betsy, and a son, Jorge Jr, six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

  • Josh Roell
    Youth Ministry Pastor

    Pastor Joshua Roell is the Youth Pastor of the R.U.S.H. Youth Ministry here at GBC, as well as an Elder. He and his wife, Holly, have two children, Collin and Olivia. In addition to being a Pastor, Josh also serves as a Firefighter /EMT for the city of Apopka where his family lives.

  • Diana Trubinski
    Children’s Ministry Director

    Diana Trubinski is a spiritual firecracker, full of Grace, Wisdom and Love. She is a vessel filled with energy and compassion for children of all ages. She has served the children of Grace and their families for over 10 years, growing many into adulthood. She is the mother of two wonderful daughters and the wife to Russell Trubinski, an awesome man of God. Camellia, her older daughter, serves as an early childhood educator in Lakeland, Florida and youngest daughter, Jazzy, also serves in Grace Kids Ministry at GBC.

     

  • Johnine Mowatt
    College Ministry Director

    After many years of volunteering with young adults, Johnine joined the GBC staff as the Director of the Bridge College and Young Adult Ministry. Her passion lies in raising up a generation that loves and serves God with their gifts and talents in every aspect of their lives. Her history of outstanding academic achievements paired with her passion to see God move and her zeal for young adults, makes her uniquely equipped to ignite the next generation of believers.

  • Julie Thornton
    Executive Secretary

    Julie Thornton has been the secretary of GBC since it began in 2003. She has a God-given passion to serve others whenever possible. Julie also has been involved in the R.U.S.H. Youth Ministry from its conception. She and her late husband, Mark, have four sons and five grandchildren.

  • Betsy Flores
    Spanish Ministry Secretary

    Betsy Flores has been with GBC serving as the Spanish Ministry secretary, as well as, helping with other office duties since 2013. She and her husband, Rafael, have two children, and two grandchildren.

  • Jessie Chavers
    Office Assistant

    Jessie Chavers has been helping in the church office since 2015. She is married to Kent Chavers and they have two children.

  • Pastor Jorge Garay
    Pastor

 

Ministry Staff List

Ministry

Name

Email

Bereavement

Elder Larry Williams

williamslarry1688@yahoo.com

Bridge

Johnine Mowatt

jm_mowatt@hotmail.com

Care

Beverley Burnett

jadaburnett@yahoo.com

Children’s

Diana Trubinski

Jean Paul

dianadboss@aol.com

jean.sewing@yahoo.com

Discipleship

Deacon Bill Corson

Pastor Lawrence Wint

corsonw@bellsouth.net

lawrence.wint@gbccf.org

Grace Wave Hospitality Ministry

   

Haitian (Creole)

Elder Frantz De Milord

frantz.gbccf@gmail.com

Lifting Up

Marissa Vargas

linygreeneyes@yahoo.com

Married Couples

Mike & Renee Howell

leatrice@cfl.rr.com

Media

Melanie Crawford

Matt Milligan

mroehl@cfl.rr.com

mmilligan3@cfl.rr.com

Men’s

Elder Everald Morrison

everaldmorrison@gmail.com

Missions

Elder Ronnie Gonzales

rongon56@msn.com

Music

Praise Team

Early Praise Team

Voices of Grace

Taylor Harrelson

Patty Harrelson

Virginia Francis

Gayle Danner

taylorrharrelson@aol.com

pattyhrrlsn@aol.com

virgincolem@aol.com

gayledanner@iheartmedia.com

Prayer

Pat Wells

wellmade56@live.com

Public Safety

Ricky Pierce

ssprice02@aol.com

R.U.S.H. Youth

Pastor Joshua Roell

joshroell@yahoo.com

Shine

Castell Johnson

adj48@aol.com

Singles

Singles Bible Study

Toni Walker

Sophia Karra

antwalk70@yahoo.com

samosisland59@yahoo.com

Spanish

Pastor Jorge Garay

jorge.garay@gbccf.org

Worship Arts

Joanne Nazaire

joannen17@gmail.com

Young at Heart

Margaret Cochran

br1ma2si3@aol.com

 

Full Staff List

Position

Name

Email

Senior Pastor

Gene Pritchard

brothergene@gbccf.org

Assistant Pastor

Lawrence Wint

lawrence.wint@gbccf.org

Children’s Director

Diana Trubinski

dianadboss@aol.com

Youth Pastor

Joshua Roell

joshroell@yahoo.com

Young Adult Ministry Director

Johnine Mowatt

jm_mowatt@hotmail.com

Spanish Pastor

Jorge Garay

Jorge.garay@gbccf.org

Haitian Pastor

Frantz De Milord

frantz.demilord@gbccf.org

Church Secretary

Julie Thornton

juliethornton@gbccf.org

Spanish Secretary

Betsy Flores

Betsy.flores@gbccf.org

Office Assistant

Jessie Chavers

Jessie.chavers@gbccf.org