Greg accepted Christ at an early age, and at age 16 received a calling to become a pastor. He graduated from Lancaster Bible College and, during the course of his first job as youth pastor, in his mid-twenties became lead pastor when the pastor died suddenly. Since that time he has served as senior pastor in Ontario, Canada, and in Lancaster County, has done church planting, and earned a masters degree from Regent University. He has been married for 33 years to Beverly, his partner in ministry. They have three children, Kristen, Kurtis, and Brianna. Greg’s hobbies include riding motorcycle, spending time with his grandkids, and golfing.
Rev. Marvin Reich (Associate Pastor)
Responsibilities for Seniors, Pastoral Care and administration. He is a graduate of Lancaster Bible College, Messiah College, Eastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Temple University. His hobbies include antique cars and Christmas. He and his wife, Debbie, a registered nurse, have served GBC for over 35 years. They have three married children and six grandchildren.
Mike Cortez (Pastor of Family Ministries)
Has been at Grace Baptist since 2006. He and his wife Carrie are both graduates of Lancaster Bible College. They have 5 children Mikayla, CoraLynn, Cheyenne, Garrett, and Weston. In his spare time Mike enjoys hunting, fishing, the outdoors and coaching his kid’s sport’s teams. Carrie homeschools the children and has also enjoyed coaching some of the kids sports teams. Carrie also loves home renovation projects!
Chris Mellon (Director of Worship Arts)
Chris has a great passion for everything involved in a worship service. He manages all the details of the church services and makes sure everything runs smoothly. He and his wife Brianna both graduated from Lancaster Bible College. Chris loves technology, designing the stage, and doing computer projects where he gets to use his creativity. He also has a passion for music & sound, making sure that the people on stage sound their best and also enjoys leading worship himself. Brianna is a violinist who enjoys performing and teaching lessons our of their home. They have a precious little girl named Mercedes, (a.k.a. Mercy), who they hope grows up to enjoy music as much as they do.
Greg Schmalhofer (Director of Discovery Recovery)
Greg has been involved with the Discovery Recovery ministry since 2006 as a volunteer and since 2014 as a staff member. He is grateful to have had the opportunity to minister alongside Pastor Walt Heidecker in the Discovery Recovery ministry. He is a graduate of Millersville University and Liberty University in 2016 with a Master of Arts degree in Theological Studies. He and his wife, Brenda, have attended GBC for over 25 years and Brenda is active in the Food Pantry ministry. Greg enjoys traveling with his wife, running, hiking, reading, and various types of technology. They have two adult children Emily and Adam.