Bill Gehm – Senior Pastor
Pastor Bill has been the Senior Pastor of Grace Church, Calvary Chapel Amarillo, since 1985. Bill’s number one focus has always been to feed God’s people with God’s word. Bill and his wife Cindy have been married for over 35 years and they have 3 grown children, and many grandchildren. Bill enjoys various outdoor activities such as riding his motorcycle, camping, and working in the yard with his wife. His greatest hobby is reading the Word of God.
Ron Wade – Administrator
Pastor Ron has been on staff with Grace Church since November, 2000. Ron manages the daily comings and goings of Grace among a multitude of other tasks. As Administrator, he is active in the financial, pastoral, spiritual, and practical work of our body. He is an indispensable element to our Radio Ministry, Finances, and Worship Teams. Ron is married to Karen Wade and they have multiple children and grandchildren. Ron enjoys the outdoors, racquetball, and is a musician of high caliber.
Doug M Gehm – Executive Pastor
Pastor Doug has been on staff since September, 2005. He is currently Overseeing the Worship Ministry, along with Pastoral Duties. Doug attended and graduated from Calvary Chapel Bible College in California, England, and Spain. He is married to Kimberly Gehm and they are blessed to be foster parents pursuing adoption. Doug enjoys reading, cold weather, and sports.
Asher Day – Youth Pastor
Asher Day has been the Youth Pastor of Grace Church since 2015. He has a great passion for teaming with students in their relationship with Christ. Asher was born and raised in Amarillo and has a Bachelor’s of Science from West Texas A&M University. He and his wife Ruth have one awesome child currently and are expecting a second. Asher finds pastime pleasure in reading, gardening, fishing, and disc golf. He likes his coffee black.
Sue Thephaphine – Children's Director
Sue has been on staff with Grace since June, 2007. She is currently serving as our Children’s Ministry Director in our Treehouse Children’s Ministry. Sue has a degree in elementary education from Eastern New Mexico University, and has served in multiple capacities with children. She enjoys reading, prayer, and watching Football, Basketball, and Tennis.
Doug S. Gehm – Biblical Counselor
Doug has been on staff at Grace since October 2007. His main focus in ministry is providing Biblical Counsel to those searching or in need. He also functions in other pastoral roles here at Grace as needed. Doug is a retired policeman of 25 years from the Denver Police Department. He also served with Exchanged Life Ministries for 3 years. He is married to Cheryl Gehm and they have 4 children. He thoroughly enjoys reading.
Mary Venable – Administrative Assistant
Mary has been on staff at Grace since July of 2005. She oversees our office, office volunteers, the CD ministry, and a multitude of other responsibilities. She attended and graduated Calvary Chapel Bible College in California and England. She is married to Dave Venable and they have 2 children, whom she enjoys greatly. She also loves spending time with family and friends and is an avid reader.
Theresa Ford – Administrative Assistant
Theresa has been on staff since May of 2013. She assists Mary with office duties throughout the week. She has a Bacholor of Sience is Elementary Education/Music from Howard Payne University in Brownwood. She has a Management Certification from Amarillo College and PHR Certification from the Society for Human Resource Management. She is married to Warner Ford and has 6 children and eight grandchildren. She enjoys quilting and gardening.
Chance Smith – Facilities Manager
Chance Smith has been on staff with Grace church since May of 2012. As our Facilities Manager, Chance oversees various maintenance needs and building projects, coordinates the use of our building and grounds for various events, and works closely with the entire staff as a steward of the property God has blessed Grace Church with. Chance is married to Amee and they have 2 children together. He enjoys spending time with his family and outdoor activities.
Todd Rollison – Communications Director
Todd has been on staff since 2008. As Communications Director He oversees all of Grace Church's multimedia. He maintains websites, social media, and mobile apps for three ministries (Grace Church, The Implanted Word and Radio by Grace) He oversees the functions of the church's radio station, Radio by Grace. He is also involved in the creation of many of the print and visual media used by all of Grace Church's ministries. Todd has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising from West Texas A&M University. He also has a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Phoenix. Todd is married to Mandy and has two children. He enjoys computers, movies, and just hanging out with his family.