Staff

Rev. Jackie Gaston

Jackie Gaston serves as the lead pastor at Grace Fellowship Presbyterian Church. Born and raised in Union Springs, AL, he embraced faith early, influenced by his devout parents and a pivotal revival at First Baptist Church in Union Springs. Jackie’s early years were marked by a passion for sports; he excelled in football, basketball, and baseball during his high school years, earning a baseball scholarship to Huntingdon College. At Huntingdon, his interests shifted towards Sports Medicine, leading him to a…

Rev. Mark Berry

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Angela Thornton

Angela is the Office Manager at Grace Fellowship. A “local gal”, Angela has been married to her husband, Jonathan, since 1997 and together they have 2 daughters. Angela and Jonathan lived in Nashville for 7 years, but moved back to the local area before their second child was born to be closer to family. She joined the staff in 2013. Angela enjoys pouring into her girls, spending time with family and friends, and to serve others.

Mary Alred

Mary is the Director of Children’s Ministry. She was born in Greenville, South Carolina to parents who taught her about God from the very beginning. Mary attended Pensacola Christian College in Florida where she earned a B.S. in Early Childhood Education. She taught for six years: one year in preschool and kindergarten and four years in first grade. Mary volunteered at Grace Fellowship prior to joining our staff in 2015. She and her husband, Wes, were married in 2010. They…