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GRaceway staff


Lead Pastor

Matt was born in Selma, Alabama, with all of his family now living in Nashville. Matt has been in ministry at Graceway since January of 2009. God has given Matt a passion for inviting people into a transforming life with Christ. Matt desperately wants to see people grow in their faith by walking with Jesus, who loves them deeply. Matt has a degree in Pastoral Ministry from Trevecca Nazarene University. Matt and his wife Melanie have a son, Noah, and two daughters Briley and Quinn. They also have a dog, named Wrigley. In his spare time, Matt loves date nights with Mel, outdoor activities with our kids, games nights, and occasionally golf, and his favorite local restaurant is Pappasito's.


Lead Pastor to Spanish Ministry

Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Haroldo has been in ministry at Graceway since October of 2003. Haroldo's passion is to share the Gospel through his life and ministry bringing people to know Jesus and helping them in their needs. Haroldo has a degree in Theology from Charisma Theological University. Haroldo and his wife Gloria have a daughter, Gabriela, and a son-in-law, Eric, and they have Cocker Spaniel named Lexus. In his spare time, Haroldo loves watching movies, playing games, and going on family vacations to the beach. Haroldo's favorite local restaurant is Fogo de Chão. 


Worship Director

Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, David has been in ministry at Graceway since July of 2018. David believes that worship prepares God's people to be agents of transformation in the world. David is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University. David and his wife Beverly have three kids, daughters Anna and Kori, and son Matt. They also have two dogs, Harper and Stella, and a Chameleon named Kiwi. In his spare time, David loves to watch the West Wing repeatedly, and his favorite local restaurant is Pappasito's.


Kids Director

Sarah was born in Phoenix but raised right here in Houston (Cy-Fair Bobcat through and through). Sarah has been in ministry at Graceway since August of 2021. Sarah is passionate about serving alongside of an amazing team of volunteers to see children and their families experience the hope, light, and love that Jesus so freely offers to us all. Sarah graduated from Southern Nazarene University with a degree in Elementary Education. Sarah and her Husband have three kids, Will, Ava, and Grayson. Sarah loves to read, walk, listen to music, watch movies, and visit fun places with her family. Sarah's favorite local restaurant is Lupe Tortilla. 


Mary McGinnis

Office Manager

Originally from Navasota, Texas, Mary has been working at Graceway since October of 1985. Mary loves to see people fall in love with Jesus, and have His Word come to life in the way they live it out. Mary is married to Jack, has 3 sons, Josh, JM, and Mark, 3 amazing daughter-in-laws, 5 grandkids, 1 great-grandchild and a dog named Bouddy. In her spare time, Mary loves to be outdoors walking, having coffee on the back porch, watching sunsets and sunrises, and just enjoying God's creation. Mary's favorite local restaurant is Lupe Tortilla. She highly recommends their beef fajitas and cheese enchiladas.


Administrative Assistant

Melissa is a native Houstonian, and she has been working at Graceway since September of 2006. Melissa loves the community of HFC and loves to work alongside them to serve and love others. Melissa is married to Randy, has 2 kids who have left the nest, Austin and Megan and a Chihuahua named Annie. In her spare time, Melissa loves to spend time with family and friends, and watch a good movie. Melissa's favorite local restaurants are Chuy's, Torchy's, and Willie's.

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