About

On this page you will find information about who we are, our leaders, and our beliefs as a church.

Our Mission

The mission of the Church is God’s mission: to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ. We promote this mission through our prayers and worship, proclaiming the Gospel, and through a promotion of justice, peace, and love. We carry out our mission through the ministry of all its ministers (the ministers of the Church are the laity, bishops, priests, and deacons.
—Adapted from the Catechism found on page 855 of the The Book of Common Prayer

The Five Marks of Mission

The Mission of the Church Is the Mission of Christ:
To proclaim the Good News of the Kingdom;
To teach, baptize and nurture new believers;
To respond to human need by loving service;
To seek to transform unjust structures of society, to challenge violence of every kind and to pursue peace and reconciliation;
To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

Our Ministry Team

The Right Rev. Jacob W. Owensby, Ph.d., D.D.
Fourth Bishop of the Diocese of Western Louisiana

The Reverend Richard H. Norman, Jr., M.A., S.T.M.
Rector
Email: rector@gracechurchmonroe.org

The Reverend Michael J. Bordelon, M.Div.
Curate and Chaplain
Email: curate@gracechurchmonroe.org

Our Team Members

Mary Napoli – Director of Faith Formation
Jackie Pope – Maintenance Supervisor
Dr. Richard Seiler, Jr. – Choirmaster and Organist
Angie Ford – Parish Secretary
Waylon McCormick – Financial Secretary
Marilyn Smith & French L. Smith III – Stephen Ministry Leaders

Vestry

Steve Sutherland- Senior Warden
Mobile: (318) 355-9112
Email: steviejeaux@comcast.net
Term Expires: 2018

Clay Shemwell-Junior Warden
Mobile: (318) 680-6534
Email: cshemwell@yoursummit.com
Term Expires 2018

Ellen Plummer – Secretary
Mobile: (318) 243-7211
Email: ellenplummer@comcast.net
Term Expires: 2019

Regina Wood
Mobile: (318) 791-9744
Email: reginalynchwood@gmail.com
Term Expires: 2018

Wendy Colvin
Mobile: (318) 376-4508
Email: gwc919@yahoo.com
Term Expires: 2020

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Christian Creed
Mobile: (318) 376-4288
Email: law@creedlaw.com
Term Expires: 2019

David Crigler – Treasurer
Office: (318) 537-8403
Email: davidcrigler@gmail.com
Term Expires: 2019

Jessica Grigson
Mobile: (318) 732-0770
Email: jrainwatergrigson@icloud.com
Term Expires: 2020

Todd Colvin
Mobile: (318) 348-5426
Email: jtoddcolvin@aol.com
Term Expires: 2020