Meet The Grace Church Leadership Team

AARON SYVERTSEN
Senior Pastor
Aaron joined the staff in July 2015, and became the Senior Pastor on January 1, 2017. He worked as a financial analyst at a Wall Street firm before answering the call into pastoral ministry. His passion and burden, which God has increasingly stirred in his heart in recent years, has revolved around proclaiming and living in light of the gospel of Jesus Christ in the context of the local church. Aaron is a graduate of The College of New Jersey. He is married to Rochelle and they have two children, Kaden and Brinley.

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JEFF GRAVES
Associate Pastor
Jeff coordinates our ministry to kids (0-5th grade) and leads our youth (6th-12th grade) programs. He also coordinates our Family Worship as well as all the church technology. He has been on staff at Grace Church since August 1996. Jeff is a graduate of Baylor University and Conservative Baptist Seminary of the East. He is married to Mary, and has three children (and a few in-laws): AJ, Justin & Megan Graves, and Vanessa & Jon Goodwin and an awesome grandson, Cooper.

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AJ GRAVES
Creative Director
AJ was brought on to the church staff on January 1, 2017. AJ grew up at Grace Church and now will be able to expand the use of his gifts in videography and visual design in a ministry context. He leads our creative team and is responsible for all stage sets and visual worship elements at all of our services. AJ graduated from James Madison University with a degree in Media Arts and Design.

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ILYA MASLOV
Music Director
Ilya Maslov was born in Riga, Latvia. At the age of six he was accepted to the prestigious special music school under the auspices of Latvian State Conservatory. Later, he moved to Moscow where he graduated from Moscow College of Music with a degree in music education and emigrated to the US in late 70’s. Since becoming a Christian, Ilya has been using his musical gifts for the glory of God.

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RACHEL CALDWELL

GRACE GROUP DIRECTOR

LESLIE MAIN

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

GERI SCARPA

CHILDREN'S MINISTRY DIRECTOR

Meet The Grace Church Board of Elders

JONATHAN RIDGWELL

ELDER CHAIRMAN

TOM HYNES

ELDER VICE CHAIRMAN

BRYAN KABOT

FINANCIAL OFFICER

MICHAEL CADORETTE

ELDER

JOHN CALDWELL

ELDER

BRIAN GASTON

ELDER

JOHN HERLIHY

ELDER