Pastors & Elders

Vincent Townsend

Lead Pastor

Originally from the Richmond/Rosenberg area, Vincent and his family have made their home in Brazoria County for over 20 years. He has a pastor’s heart and loves people.  He is a dynamic preacher who delivers God’s word with charisma and passion.  He loves to see and be a part of people’s lives being transformed for Christ. He serves the people at Grace with a deep love for them and the church.  He married the love of his life, Althea, in 1999. Together they faithfully serve the church with their two beautiful daughters, Kaia and Halle. Vincent loves to run marathons and play golf for entertainment.
Contact email: vinny@gcfbrazosport.org

David Gilbert


David has been a church member since its founding in 2003, where he currently serves as an elder. He has a powerful preaching gift and a passion for worship. He currently oversees worship and the sound team. David serves at Grace with his wife, Marla, and son, Noah. He works for Phillips 66, and his main hobbies are fishing, shooting, and BBQing.
Contact email: david@gcfbrazosport.org

J.D. Rogers


J. D. has been a member of Grace Community Fellowship since 2008 and currently serves as an elder.  He is a gifted musician and currently oversees our nursery, media team, and church hospitality.  He married his wife Shirley in 2000, and they serve at Grace along with their two sons, Colton and Carson.  J. D. works for Olin, where he serves as a piping lead. His main hobbies are playing guitar, photography, videography, and shooting.
Contact email: jd@gcfbrazosport.org

Ron Miles


Ron has been a member of Grace since 2019 and currently serves as an elder.  He is a gifted administrator, teacher, and coach. Ron currently oversees the men’s and women’s ministries and building and grounds.  He is married to Loretta, they have two married sons, six grandchildren, and one great-grandson.  Ron is retired but remains active in helping individuals with their career goals. His main hobbies are playing golf and doing home projects.
Contact email: ron@gcfbrazosport.org