Elder Paul Bronke

Paul Bronke

Paul, and his wife, Tami, have four children and live in Normal. They have been attending Grace since 1990. Paul works for RK Dixon and is the Branch Sales Manager for their Peoria and Bloomington offices. Paul and Tami have served in ministries at Grace including Upper Room,Small Group and teaching. Paul and Tami enjoy being involved in their children's actvities. Paul enjoys coaching, basketball and golf as recreation.



Mike Filippini

Mike and Pat Filippini have been attending Grace Church since 2005. They have 2 grown children, Anna & Tony. Anna is married and is mother to the Filippini's first grandchild, Keane. Both Mike and Pat volunteer with McLean County Young Life.


Jim Graeber

Jim and Kelly Graeber have been attending Grace Church since 2008. They have four children Caleigh, Abbey, Elizabeth and Christian. Abbey is recently married. Jim works as a scientist for Syngenta Seeds in Clinton, Illinois.


 Mike Hardy

Mike & Sue Hardy have been members of Grace Church since 1986.  He has been married to his wife, Sue, for 45 years.  They have three children and seven grandchildren.  Mike was a director of the YMCA for 31 years in Chicago, Philadelphia, Indianapolis and Bloomington. He was a district sales manager for the Pantagraph for eight years.  Mike retired in 2009 and does substitute teaching in Unit 5 and District 87.  Mike is involved in several ministries at Grace including leading a connection group, teaching an ABF, on leadership team of One By One, teaching a Bible study group at Westminster Village. Mike has previously served on the Elder Board at Grace for over 10 years.


Elder Jim Holt


 Jim Holt

Jim Holt and his wife, Vicki , have two adult sons (Zack and Ben). They have been members of Grace Church since 2000. Jim works at Horace Mann Insurance Company as their Senior Systems Analyst. He has been involved in several ministries at Grace, including Children's Sunday school, Awana, and the Go Team. Jim has also served previously on the Elder Board for 6 years.  



 Alan Lacy

Alan and his wife, Patti, have been attending Grace Church since 2007.  They are currently involved with teaching 3rd and 4th grade Sunday School and the Connection Team ministry.  Alan worked with the Angel Food ministry, and Patti has led the Ladies of Grace Bible Study.  They are the parents of Thomas, currently a student at ISU, and Sarah who lives in Bloomington, IN with her husband, Josh.  Alan is a faculty member in the School of Kinesiology and Recreation at ISU.  He enjoys walking, cycling, golf, and traveling during his recreational time. 




Bob Stacy

Bob & his wife, Carol, have been attending Grace Church since 2009. They were Awana missionaries for 26 years and also served as missions director and doctrinal spokesman. They joined Grace Church in 2010. He serves as one of the teachers in the Rock Climbers’ ABF, leads a Connection group and co-teaches a Bible study at Westminster.





Jerry Troxel

Jerry has been married for 24 years to Wendy and they have one son, Corey.  Jerry has been employed by State Farm Insurance for over 22 years and he has held many different positions in the organization, currently as a Business Analyst in the Systems Department.   Jerry is active with the Salvation Army, currently serving as Vice-Chairman of their advisory board.  He is also the point person for the Red Kettle Campaign for Grace Church and sits on the committee for the annual golf tournament.  Jerry is also a regular part of the Grace Church Praise and Worship Teams.






Vince Wade 

Vince and his wife Kimberly have been attending Grace since 2008. They have three children, Bailey, Delaney, and Kendall. Vince is a regular part of the Praise & Worship Team at Grace. He works at State Farm as a Business Analyst in the Systems Department and in his spare time he enjoys playing bass, volleyball and golf.


Each of our pastors also serves on the Elder board. Be sure to see our Pastoral Staff page for more information.