Our Leaders

Grace Community’s leadership consists of the staff and trustee team working together to shape the vision and the direction of the church.



Senior Pastor: Jerris Duncan  facebook twitter

Jerris is the Senior Pastor at Grace Community Church and provides leadership and guidance for the church as a whole. He is passionate about life-giving relationships and raising the next generation of leaders. Jerris, his wife Lisa, and their two kids have been a part of Grace since 2007 and live in Champaign.


LifeGroups Leader: Brandon Miller  facebook twitter

Brandon helps provide oversight and strategy for LifeGroups, taps into his editing background as needed, and encourages the leaders of Grace in their various ministry roles. He is passionate about discipleship, simple worship, deep truth, and meaningful relationships. Brandon and his wife Kara have been a part of Grace Community since 2014. They have two sons and live in Champaign.


Worship Leader: Greg Kneller  facebook twitter

Greg is the leader of the worship band at Grace. He and his wife Melissa live in Champaign and have three kids.


LifeKids Leaders:
Lisa Duncan  facebook
Amy Cleveland  facebook twitter

Lisa and Amy are the LifeKids Leaders at Grace Community Church. They coordinate and pour into the LifeKids volunteers and oversee the LifeKids’ Sunday morning experiences.


Tech Leader: Bill Glick  facebook twitter

Bill is the Tech Leader at Grace Community Church. Bill plays a vital role in the creative and technical operations of Grace Community. He is passionate about compassion, truth and excellence.  Bill has been a part of Grace Community Church since 1994. He and his wife EJ live in Champaign and have three kids.

Trustee Team


Jim Eisenmenger, Bunny Beyers, Adam Fein, Becky McNaught, Darren Preston, and Andrea Reno

The Trustee Team is comprised of volunteer leaders who are empowered by the church to oversee the vision, legal, and financial aspects of the church.