Our Staff is Dedicated to the Word of God and Being People of Purpose, Integrity, and Christ-Like Love
Pastor Roger and Sandra Olsen
Pastor Roger Olsen entered the ministry in 1970 as Associate Pastor of Bethesda Church in Madison. In 1975 he began his ministry at Madison Gospel Tabernacle (now City Church). A small group of people in New Glarus asked Pastor Roger to help them establish and pastor a church in 1993. The agreement to help for six months has extended to the present day. Pastor Roger says, "We have experienced the usual challenges of establishing a new church but God has been faithful and we have experienced His blessings in growth both spiritually and numerically."
Enthused about what God is doing in and through the Church today, Pastor Roger is excited about what lies ahead. “It is a joy and privilege to be a part of helping and equipping young people, men, and women to rise up, step into their calling and fulfill God’s purpose for their lives! I look forward to seeing more of His plans and vision fulfilled in Grace and in Southwest Wisconsin.”
Pastor Roger loves antique cars but professes his cars end up in the junkyard before attaining antique status!
Pastor Roger and Sandra were married in 1965 and have two sons, two daughters and 11 grandchildren. Sandra is director of Kids Junction which is owned by their son Daniel. Kids Junction is a Christian pre-school and after-school program with enrollment of over 300 children.
Pastor John and Angie Lewis
Pastor John has been working at Grace Church for over 15 years overseeing the youth ministries and involved in many other facets of ministry at Grace. Pastor John and Angie were married in 2003 and have two children, a daughter and a son.
Pastor John and Angie both enjoy studying and living out the Word of God and encouraging other believers to do the same. As a family, we desire to live our lives sold out to Jesus and consequently proclaim the gospel of salvation to the world around us. We enjoy time with our family and friends, exercising, swimming at the New Glarus Pool, reading, laughing often, and spending our summer vacations in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.
pastor kent and gale duval
Pastor Kent Duval with his wife Gale minister in several areas at Grace Church. Many individuals and couples lives have been impacted through their counsel and care. Kent is very involved with ministry to both pre-teen and teen youth. Helping people get closer to God, leading people to Christ and working with God in building disciples is very rewarding to Kent. He also enjoys corresponding with prisoners and views this as another avenue of opportunity.
Pastor Kent is living his dream: working from home in an internet business. Home is the Homestead Farm of more than 150 years where he enjoys hunting, reading and studying the Bible with his wife, Gale, on one of their outside porches.
Pastor Kent and Gale were married in 1978 and have four children: three daughters and one son. Raising successful adults with godly character has always been one of their major goals.
Greg and Sarah Hionis
Greg and Sarah Hionis are the Grace Church Worship Directors. In addition to serving on Grace's Worship Team they recently were married in 2015 and are currently assisting in the direction of the 20's and 30's year old groups in the church. Greg and Sarah have a passion to see people drawing close to God through worship and daily relationship with Jesus through the word.