MEET OUR TEAM

 

Rick Minett

Senior Pastor

Pastor Rick Minett began his pastoral ministry in 1975 and has been the Senior Pastor of Grace Houston since 1984.  He also served on the Executive Committee of the Billy Graham Association (Gulf-Coast Crusade) and has been actively involved in the Houston Emmaus Community since 1982 serving as a spiritual director numerous times.  After earning a BS in Psychology and Counseling, he earned his Master’s of Divinity from the Houston Graduate School of Theology in 1990.  Pastor Rick and his wife, Deanna, have four sons, two daughter-in-laws and five grandchildren who are the light of his life.


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Jason & Holly Bollinger

Senior Pastor

 

 

With over 25 years working in ministry and leadership, Jason and Holly have vast experience serving people in all seasons of life. Jason has served in the local church as Student Pastor, Church Planter, Lead Pastor, Missions Pastor, and Worship Pastor. He leads a missions non-profit, and has also worked in the corporate world as a Chaplain, Communications Manager, Culture Champion, Leadership Coach, and Biblical Counselor. Jason and Holly live in the Greater Houston area. Holly is the owner of a Creative Design Business, helps manage and run communications for the missions non-profit, helps lead worship, and together they have been married 25 years and have 3 adult children.

Julie Blanchard

Asst. Administrator & Dir. of Education

 

 

Julie Blanchard has been a member of Grace Houston for over 15 years and joined the church staff in 2007.  She serves as the Assistant Administrator and Director of Education.  She earned a BSEd from Missouri State University.  For 15 years she was a teacher and program coordinator with the Houston Independent School District and was the Program Coordinator/Director of Children's Ministries for a large Houston church.  Julie and her husband, Randy, have three sons and one daughter-in-law.


Marla Williams

Children's Director

 

 

Marla Williams has been overseeing our children’s ministries since 1986.  She has an AA in Christian Education from Southern Bible College and BA in Marketing from the University of Houston.  She is a certified Montessori school teacher and has been a Children’s Leader for Bible Study Fellowship for several years.  Marla and her husband, Danny, love to spend time with their six grandchildren.

 

Christina Erazo

Church Secretary

 

 

Christina Erazo has served as the church secretary since 2007. She grew up in Katy and attended Tomball College. She has a daughter and a son.