MEET OUR MINISTRY TEAM

"For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ." 1 Corinthians 12:12

  • Pastor Allen cook

    senior pastor

    Pastor Allen Cook is the Senior Pastor here at Grace. He has helped found this church in 1985—nearly 40 years of service to the community of Brentwood, NH. Known for his unwavering stance for the truth of the Word of God, and his prophetic gifts, Allen has been a faithful shepherd to the body of Christ. 

  • pastor Lucie cook

    Lucie Cook is a pastor and teacher alongside her husband, Allen. Lucie is a gifted minister, prayer warrior, and knowledgeable teacher. Leader of the women's groups, the Sozo healing ministry, member counsel and much more, Lucie has served the body of Christ within the walls of Grace with a loving and maternal nature. 

  • garry mangion

    Elder & Men's Ministry Leader

    Garry is a longstanding member at Grace Ministries. He has been an usher, part of the worship team, and head of the men's small groups for our church. Garry is an excellent trumpet player and enjoys disciplines other men in the church to lead holy and God-glorifying lives in all that they do. 

  • Vance chapman

    usher

    Vance has been a member of Grace for 2 years. He serves Christ and the church body with a love and a warmth that is tangibly present. He has a paternal nature that welcomes you in the instant you meet him. We are blessed to have a this man of God serve us and our community through his genuine love of others. 

  • kate bossi

    Head of the Children's Ministry

    Kate Bossi is head of Kids' church & Nursery. As a mother to 7, Kate has an innate passion to teach to children to deeply love and know Jesus. She is a vibrant storyteller and energenic teacher to the kids at Grace, spurring them to discover the goodness of God. We are so lucky to have Kate lead the next generation. 

  • bonnie bowley

    Café & Events

    Bonnie found Christ through the truth given to her from the pulpit, here at Grace Ministries. She has a servant's spirit. Willing to go above and beyond through excellence, to bring glory to God, she has been a gift to our church body. Bonnie heads up Café and events staff. She and her husband Daniel have 3 children.

  • Joanne Lawrence

    Biblical foundations teacher

    Joanne Lawrence is a gifted and articulate teacher. She is a mother and grandmother. She and her husband Cliff Lawrence, have been members of Grace Ministries for almost 35 years! Joanne went to Charis Bible College, where she learned to teach and articulate foundational principles of the Bible. 

  • jacquelyn wydola

    Office administrator

    Jackie Wydola, a life-long member of Grace, is head of our office and management. She is a mother and lives in Newmarket, NH. She is a jack of all trades and our go-to girl, willing and able to do anything we throw at her! 

  • peter curtis

    sound & stage

    A member of GMI since 2011, Peter serves as the lead audio technician. Peter is also well versed in stage lighting, having done lighting designs for dramatic productions in churches and theaters. A technical writer by profession, he has also served as editor of the GMI website and Facebook page.

  • Shirley Gillespe

    Prayer & Healing

    Shirley has been a part of Grace Ministries for over 35 years! Her warm and tender heart can be felt as she lifts up each and every person that walks into the doors of Grace with prayer. Shirley believes in the power of prayer and knows the Lord Jesus Christ to be our Healer, our Physician, and our Great Comforter.