LEADERSHIP AT THE GRACE PLACE

OUR LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION

The Grace Place’s leadership foundation is guided by the appointing of the Holy Spirit.

These leaders commit to this community through service and christian growth while

fostering and nurturing the spirit of unity and family love.

OUR LEAD PASTOR
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 A graduate of Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University) with a Bachelor of Arts in Theology (1984), Dr. Williams received her Master of Divinity from the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary, Andrews University (1989). She graduated from Boston University School of Theology with a Doctor of Ministry (1998) and holds the distinction of being the first non-Episcoplian to receive the prestigious Fellowship from the College of Preachers, National Cathedral, Washington, DC  

 

The first female Senior Pastor in our denomination, for over two decades Dr. Williams served as senior pastor of multi-staff churches in parish ministry before joining the Seminary faculty December, 2009. In February, 2013, she founded The Grace Place, a thriving community church plant in South Bend, Indiana, and learning lab for seminarians. On May 1, 2016, she was recognized by Andrews University with the annual JN Andrews Medallion, the highest university award for excellence in teaching. In March, 2017, she was the first Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary female professor to receive the university-wide Daniel Augsburger Excellence in Teaching Award.  In September 2017, Dr. Williams received, from her alma mater, the Washington Adventist University (WAU) annual Visionaries Gala award for Excellence in Scholarship and Transformational Pastoral Service.

To learn more about our pastor and her international ministry click here Hyveth Williams Ministries.

OUR PASTORAL TEAM

Top Row

Dr. Hyveth Williams

Lead Pastor - email

Georges Prosper
Associate Pastor

Tariro Mutindori
Administrative Pastor

Tyler Kern
Media Pastor

Bryan Nuñez Castro
Youth Pastor

Middle Row

Ariel Delgado
Worship Pastor

Angela Sandy
Zoom/Online Pastor

Kimberly Watkins
Outreach Pastor

Irwin Larrier
Head Elder

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OUR EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM
Dr. Hyveth Williams

Dr. Hyveth Williams

Georges Prosper (c)

Georges Prosper (c)

Arlin Cochran (c)

Arlin Cochran (c)

Ella Taylor (c)

Ella Taylor (c)

Irwin Larrier (c)

Irwin Larrier (c)

Danielle Denny (c)

Danielle Denny (c)

Ariel Delgado (s)

Ariel Delgado (s)

Marlene Murray (c)

Marlene Murray (c)

Bryan Nuñez (s)

Bryan Nuñez (s)

Tyler Kern (s)

Tyler Kern (s)

Marsha Durrant-Walker (c)

Marsha Durrant-Walker (c)

Brenna Barroso (c)

Brenna Barroso (c)

Tariro A. Mutindori (c)

Tariro A. Mutindori (c)

Kimberly Watkins (s)

Kimberly Watkins (s)

Crystal Ward (s)

Crystal Ward (s)

Angel Sandy (s)

Angel Sandy (s)

This Leadership team's strength exists in the diversity of representation from both the community and volunteer pastors from The Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary (SDATS) at Andrews University.
 
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(s) SDAT Seminarian