PASTOR CHRIS GRINSTEAD
Pastor Grinstead grew up the son of a Baptist preacher in Virginia. Although he was raised in a Christian home, it was not until the age of 20 that he saw his need for a Savior and was miraculously saved.
Pastor Grinstead married his high school sweetheart, Christa, in 1991. They have 3 young adults who actively serve at Greater Heights: Hannah, Rachel, and Jacob.
The Lord called Pastor Grinstead to be our pastor in November of 2003. We have seen the Lord do incredible things through his vision and leadership.
Pastor Grinstead enjoys watching his children compete in athletics, all SEC sports, and tending to the Grinstead Farm.
Micah has lived in Forsyth County his entire life. He accepted Christ at 14 years old while attending Sharon Baptist Church, and he has worked in Youth Ministry for the past 10 years. He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from UNG. He and his wife Kayla have been married since 2011.
Along with ministering to the youth of GHBC, Micah also ministers to local middle and high schools through various organizations. He also works with the Hospitality and Media Teams.
If you cannot find him at GHBC, he is more than likely at Turner Field (soon to be SunTrust Field) tomahawk choppin' with the Atlanta Braves.
Chris has lived in Cumming since he was 12 when his family moved to Forsyth county from Roswell. He accepted Christ as his personal savior on October 21,2004 at the age of 19. Before joining the pastoral staff full-time at GHBC, he served in many ministries gaining valuable knowledge on serving and leadership while also working as an electrician. The majority of his responsibilities include overseeing the outreach ministries at Greater Heights, but he also works with the care team, ushers, and security.
Chris is married to his wife Ashley, who he met at the age of 16 while in the teen ministry. In June of 2014, they welcomed their first child, Hudson Carter Rayner. When Chris is not in the office, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and screaming for his favorite team, the Atlanta Falcons, to “RISE UP!"
Lisa and her family have served at Greater Heights since 2004, and she has served as the Administrative Assistant since 2008.
Her husband, Parkey, is an adult Sunday School teacher, while all of her children, Kayla(Micah), Morgan, and Micah, are active in various ministries.
Lisa was saved in September 1998, and she has committed to serving the Lord while helping in different ministries at GHBC.
In her spare time, Lisa enjoys reading, cooking, crafts and spending time with her family and friends.
Steven was saved when he was 24 years old, and he and his wife Terri became members of this congregation back in 1990 when the church was located on Sharon Road. He has been the music director since 2008.
His wife and two children join in as music leaders. His daughter, Sarah, is involved with CORE Missions and his son, Jacob, works with the children's ministry located in Heightsville.
Oscar was born in Cuba and emigrated to the United States with his parents in 1968. He came to know Jesus Christ at the age of 7.
Oscar, his wife Leonor and sons, Alexander and Samuel, joined the church in 2009. They have supported and been involved in many ministries over the years. It is his desire to reach the Spanish speaking community with the gospel of Jesus Christ.
He teaches the Adult Spanish Sunday school and preaches the Spanish worship service Sunday morning.
He enjoys spending time with his family and playing Flamenco guitar.
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS
Rebecca was raised in a Christian family. At the age of nine, she accepted the Lord as her personal Savior. After graduating college with a degree in Public Relations from UGA, she began to desire, and enjoy, serving in the ministry.
While working as an administrative assistant for a window and door company, she spent several years volunteering in the teen department. The Lord opened a door for her to use her degree, where she assists with social media and both in-house and external communications for the church.
In her free time, Rebecca enjoys watching the Atlanta Braves, taking mission trips, and eating biscuits and gravy.
Rickey got saved in 1985. Together, he and his wife Tammy have two kids. He's been in the singing ministry for the past 20 years, singing both solo and with his children, who are each serving in their local churches alongside their families.
He has also served in the nursing home ministry, six years in the prison ministry, evangelism preaching, interim pastor in two churches, and helped start one church before starting in their current tent ministry.
Together, him and his wife travel through the southeast holding revival meetings under the tabernacle.
Hannah grew up in a Christian home and accepted Jesus as her personal Savior at the age of nine. She began serving the Lord, being involved in both the Pre-K and bus ministries. Hannah is currently pursuing a degree in child psychology.
Her role as Project Manager has Hannah wearing many hats. You'll find her handling the administrative duties for our Care Team, as well as leading the Children's Choir. In addition, she also works on the children's skit team and heads up our children's Christmas programs.
In her free time, Hannah loves all things musical. If you find her not singing, you've caught her in a rare moment. She also loves classic movies and strawberry cake, preferably at the same time!
Sunday School: 10am
Worship Service: 11am
Evening Service: 5pm
Wednesday's at 7PM
Adult Bible Study
3790 Post Road
Cumming, GA 30040