Pastor, Rev. Thom Lamb came to Grace Presbyterian Church after serving churches in Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania. After 30 years in the ministry, Thom is deeply grateful that God led him to Temple, TX. Thom also serves the Presbytery as Moderator of the Committee on Preparation for Ministry and serves as Director of the GenOn Youth Summit in Estes Park Colorado. Thom is Married to Lori, a wonderful artist and together they have two grown Children, Doug who lives in Pennsylvania and Kim who lives in Temple. When not engaged in ministry, Thom enjoys reading, Golf, playing guitar and on occasion a little fishing.
Choir Director, Chelsea Stern holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Baylor University, a Master of Sacred Music in Choral Conducting from Perkins School of Theology at SMU, and a Master of Music in Vocal Performance from Meadows School of Fine Arts at SMU. Chelsea and her husband, Chris grew up in Temple. They have a daughter, Chloe and a son, Camden.
Organist, Brian Tanaka has been involved in church music for over 10 years. Brian was born in Bloomington, Illinois and has a Bachelor of Arts degree from Knox College with majors in Economics and Music. Brian plays organ, piano, guitar, and drums (not all at the same time).
Childcare Coordinator, Jane Nance was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and has been taking care of the GPC children since 1994. Jane is married to Frank, and together, they have three children, Dylan, Megan and Logan.