“We at Grace Baptist Church, being led of the Holy Spirit; seek to win the lost, disciple them in obedience to Jesus Christ, baptize them into the fellowship of our church; and to help them to grow in grace, knowledge, wisdom and favor with God, and to become faithful stewards of Jesus Christ.”


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Pastor Lee Hemen...

In a time when few make long term commitments, Pastor Lee has committed himself to minister in the Northwest his entire life.

He has been GBC’s Pastor for 35 years!

He loves people and it shows. His preaching style is down to earth and he preaches the Word of God. He is a graduate of the Golden Gate Seminary, Northwest Campus and has served here for his entire time as a pastor. He is not afraid to get his hands dirty, play, or be serious when needed.

He has been happily married for 45 years to Denise.

Derek Kerby...

Is GBC’s Minister of Music and has been here going on 3 years. He has helped GBC develop a contemporary blended worship style.

Derek is fun-loving and has a quick sense of humor. His joy for the Lord shows in how he leads us in our worship!

He is married to Rena and has two little boys, ages 6 and 2 years old.