Senoir Pastor Ray Deeter
Senior Pastor Ray Deeter
Pastor Ray has been the senior pastor of Grace Baptist Church since January 1, 2006. He and his wife Joanna came to Grace from Clay City Indiana where they had served for 14 years. Pastor Ray has also served in other places in Indiana and Ohio. He is a graduate of Indiana State University and United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He currently serves as a trustee of the International Mission Board of The Southern Baptist Convention. Pastor Ray and Mrs. Joanna have taken several mission trips, most recently to Hong Kong and Thailand. He is an avid Ohio State football and open wheel racing fan. The Deeters have three grown children and five grandchildren.
Associate Pastor Nick McPheron
Nick is a native of eastern Kentucky, but moved here from eastern Tennessee. He was previously the college leader at Higher Ground Baptist Church in Kingsport, TN. Nick is working on finishing his Bachelors Degree in Ministry and hopes to attend one of the Southern Baptist Seminaries for his Masters Degree.