Leadership Team

Teaching Pastor

Tim Scott

Teaching Pastor

Tim Scott has been pastoring for almost 40 years. He has been the Lead Pastor at Grace San Diego since 1992. He provides a great blend of serious theological teaching with a slightly quirky sense of humor. His objective is to share the Gospel with those who don’t know Christ and point believers toward an accurate application of God's Word in their daily lives.  Check out Pastor Tim's Blog here.

tim@gracesd.com
Connect Groups Pastor

Jesse Jacobs

Connect Groups Pastor

Jesse, his wife Desiree and son Luke checked out Grace Church in 2011. They instantly loved the community and mission of the church. Jesse's passion is to see leaders developed and people disconnected from God fall in love with Jesus. His hope for Connect Groups is to develop authentic, safe, life changing, fun and stimulating groups where you can grow in Christ. Email him if you would like to join a group, lead a group or are curious to learn more about Connect Groups at Grace.

jesse@gracesd.com
Outreach Pastor

Scott Laughlin

Outreach Pastor

For almost a decade, Scott has recruited, trained and led teams to countries like Mexico, Peru, Malawi, Japan, Haiti and Thailand. He has a relentless heart for those who are struggling and wishes to see those who call Grace home, reach out in the community loving others.

Scott has been at Grace since August of 2000 and loves to see new people join our "come as you are" culture. Scott, his wife Susan, sons Aden (8), Henri (5) and Maximus (3) are excited to grow alongside this community!

scott@gracesd.com
Creative Arts Pastor

Matt Woltjer

Creative Arts Pastor

Matt has been involved in worship ministry for over 15 years. He came to check out grace from a Google search in 2011 and fell in love with the atmosphere of worship he experienced. Matt's passion is to bring people into a close connection with God through music and worship.

matt@gracesd.com
Worship Leader

Chelsea Cardenas

Worship Leader

Chelsea is a student at San Diego State University and found Grace through a friend who was involved with the church. Shortly after attending, she fell in love with the community and knew she wanted to call Grace home. Chelsea's heart lies in worship and creating an atmosphere for others to worship and experience God's love through music.

chelsea@gracesd.com
Life Development Pastor

Nolan Lee

Life Development Pastor

Nolan found Grace through a google search in the Summer of 2013. Nolan has been involved in youth ministry for almost a decade. He has a true passion for seeing youth come to know Christ in a transformational way, and to continue walking alongside of them as they navigate life & faith.

Nolan@gracesd.com
Women's Care Pastor

Kimberly Scott

Women's Care Pastor

Kimberly and her husband Tim love working side by side to give Grace an example of love and direction. Kimberly’s unusual ability to reach people gives her an impact in counseling our women's ministry. Her greatest joy comes from influencing her 7 kids and 5 grandkids to love and serve Jesus.

kimberly@gracesd.com
Middle School Director

Stevie Santos

Middle School Director

Stevie found Grace through a post on Facebook in January of 2014. After about 8 months of serving as a volunteer leader with our middle school students, God opened a door for Stevie to join the staff at Grace. He has an eagerness for middle school students to find God, as well as a desire for students to grow and develop as they seek Christ. Stevie’s passion for God and life is infectious and enlivens the Grace community in so many ways.

stevie@gracesd.com
First Impressions Director

Kim Mascari

First Impressions Director

Kim has a heart and passion for loving others. She has a diverse background including owning her own company ironically called "First Impressions", which was a home staging and design consulting business. Kim also worked in the Trauma Intervention Program for San Diego County, where she served with first responders, on site, in traumatic situations.

Kim and her husband Joe have been going to Grace for 20 years.  Together they have four adult children and six grandchildren.

kimmascari@gracesd.com
Children's Ministry Director

Jessica Hastings

Children's Ministry Director

Jessica, a native San Diegan, began attending Grace with her family in May 2009. Since then God has moved in her life growing her love for his kingdom especially the children. With two young girls of her own, her passion is to deposit the Word of God into the heart of each child here at Grace, fostering their growth in faith and providing the foundation for them to become thriving members of our church body embracing the church’s mission to Worship, Connect, Serve and Reach.  Jessica is the director of both Pre-K and the Elementary programs at Grace.

jessica@gracesd.com
Office Administration

Angelica Pittman

Office Administration

Angelica came to Grace in 2009 and her heart for people is a beautiful expression of God’s love. With a background in the military and in social services she brings her strong gifting in administration to running our church office. She also loves motivating people to action as she leads the Data Entry Team and oversees the Team Member Breakfast.  Her beautiful young son Isaiah Christian, attends Grace Kids Preschool.

angelica@gracesd.com
Grace Kids Preschool Director

Colleen Teran

Grace Kids Preschool Director

Colleen joined the Grace team in 2012 with over 30 years of experience in early education as well as serving the local church with her pastor-husband, Phil. Colleen is passionate about the opportunities of ministry to the community through a preschool outreach. She also shares this passion through seminars and trainings through various organizations. Colleen and Phil are blessed with six amazing grandchildren.

colleen@gracesd.com
Pastoral Care

Ken Anderson

Pastoral Care

Ken has been on the ministry team of Grace since 1995. He brings a unique musical talent to our worship and an incredible pastors heart to our pastoral care ministries. Ken has led both the UCSD Gospel Choir and the MLK Choir of San Diego for more than a decade.

 

ptkenanderson@yahoo.com
Creative Director

Jeff Dillow

Creative Director

Jeff and his wife Rachel moved in San Diego in early 2013 from Indianapolis.  He splits his time between his wedding photography company and serving Grace through the tech and creative teams.  Jeff's passion is getting to tell people's stories and loves that we can experience God everyday through art and media.

jeff@gracesd.com
Prayer Team Ministry Partner

Shelley Tancil

Prayer Team Ministry Partner

Shelley is a native of San Diego, and has never lived anywhere else.  She was baptized at Grace in 2009, and started out serving on the tech team.  Seeing and learning what is possible with God, Shelley loves to encourage others in their journeys of carrying out God's ministry in their lives, and the lives they touch, in order to align with His purpose. Her motto is "keep lookin' up"

shelley@gracesd.com
Production Team Ministry Partner

Nick Zamora

Production Team Ministry Partner

Nicolas has been attending Grace since 2011. He considers it a blessing to reach others by serving with the production team, online campus, and behind the scenes. He strives to work alongside the worship team in order to maintain a clear godly message every Sunday to our community.

nick@gracesd.com
Kids With Special Needs Ministry Partner

Amanda Prout

Kids With Special Needs Ministry Partner

Amanda and her husband George, have attended Grace since 2004.  She is a retired special education teacher and wants to be sure families with children that have special needs find a wonderful place to worship. She wants parents to know that their children are being supported and loved in the program they attend.

amanda@gracesd.com