Pastors & Staff

Bishop Johnathan E. Alvarado

Senior Pastor

Bishop Johnathan E. Alvarado, DMin. is a Pentecostal theologian, Bishop of the Grace Fellowship of Churches International and Senior Pastor of Grace Church International. He is a proud father, loving husband and devoted family man.  

Dr. Toni Alvarado


Antoinette G. Alvarado is the Co-Pastor of Grace Church International. She assists her husband Bishop Johnathan Alvarado in preaching, teaching and leading the congregation of Grace Church International.  She oversees the training of the elders, ministers,  deacons and leaders.  

Steven McNeal

CFO/Business Office Manager

Elder Steven McNeal serves as an Administrative Elder and is the Chief Financial Officer providing oversight of the business offices and facilities.

Ashaki Stinson

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Episcopal Office

Ms. Ashaki Stinson facilitates and provides administrative support to the Episcopal Office. She serves as the point of contact and liaison between the Episcopal Office and GCI members, GFOCI Pastors, community and ministry partners.  She coordinates appointments, meetings, travel & ministry engagements for Bishop Johnathan Alvarado and Co-Pastor Toni Alvarado. 

Judy Kirk

Christian Formation & Discipleship Elder

Elder Judy Kirk is the Elder of Christian Formation and Discipleship. She provides leadership and oversight for Christian Discipleship, Children's Ministry and the Youth & Young Adult ministry. 

Joyce Gilmer

Media & Membership Elder

Elder Joyce Gilmer is the Media and Membership Elder. She provides leadership assistance for the media ministry website, as well as new member intake and orientation enrollment.  

Zelda Lucas

Business Office Assistant

Deacon Zelda Lucas serves as business office assistant to the Chief Financial Officer, and handles the processing of new membership data.  

Nature Mosley-King

Office Administrator

Ms. Nature Mosley King is the voice you hear when you call the church office. She provides administrative assistance to the church office and ministry.   

Johnathan Alvarado, II

Minister of Worship

Minister Johnathan Alvarado, II is the minister of worship and arts. He provides leadership and direction for the worship teams of Grace Church international and lends musical leadership and direction for the worship team.

Terrence Brown

Minister of Music

Terrence Brown assist in directing and playing the keyboard and organ and works with Minister Johnathan Alvarado, II as he leads worship and providing direction for both camps.  

Jim Stroud

Media Director

Jim Stroud provides leadership and creative direction and production for all website, social media and livestream platforms.