Meet Our Staff
Pastor Ryan has served as senior pastor at Grace Baptist since January 1999. His desire is for people to come to know Christ personally and to grow in a relationship with God as the Bible comes alive to them in their everyday life.
Pastor Ryan is a 1990 graduate of Cedarville University and of Baptist Bible Seminary in Pennsylvania, where he earned a Master of Divinity in 1995. He has been in full-time pastoral ministry since 1994.
David is a native of Toledo, Ohio, and met his wife Linda at Cedarville, where she graduated in 1990. The couple has been blessed with three daughters, Allison, Karis and Abby. The Ryan family enjoys serving in many ways at Grace Baptist.
Associate Pastor of Youth & Education
Pastor Jordan is passionate about seeing people of all ages come to know Christ and develop in their relationship with God. His primary areas of focus at Grace include youth and children’s ministries. Within these ministries he provides vision and direction spurred on by the goal of producing mature students and healthy families.
Pastor Jordan is a 2000 graduate of Cedarville University, where he earned a degree in youth and christian education; and a 2004 graduate of Grand Rapids Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in Pastoral Ministry.
His family is a vital part of his ministry and includes his wife Laura and their seven children. As a family they enjoy music, the outdoors, and spending time with family and friends.
Music Ministry Coordinator
Kaylyn has been the Music Ministry Coordinator at Grace Baptist Church since September 2014. She has a passion for sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the medium of music.
Kaylyn is a 2014 graduate of Malone University. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Music Ministry.
Kaylyn is originally from St. Clairsville, OH. She and her husband, Michael, met at Malone University and they were married in December 2013. Their daughter, Elle, joined the family in January 2015; their son, Stephen, in August 2016; and, their daughter, Samantha, in March 2019. Their children have added much joy to their home.
Linda has been the Office Manager since February 1999. She enjoys the opportunities the position gives her to use her skills to assist the pastors and the church family, and the many opportunities to come along side others and encourage them through prayer or an encouraging word.
Linda has been a member of Grace since 1978. The church family is truly “family” that she loves and appreciates.
Linda is originally from Massachusetts. She is blessed with a wonderful family – 2 children, son-in-law, daughter-in-law and 5 precious grandkids.