Sunday Services at 10:30am (Sunday classes 9:00am)

OUR MINISTRIES

a loving church family, worshiping God and transforming our community with the message of the Gospel
mission point

evangelism is the assignment of every Christian – we all have a story to tell

kid’s point

Jesus told His disciples to “let the little children come to Me!” … so, we obey and let them come

Youth Point

making disciples of south Kansas City teenagers, who love Jesus & make disciples

SENIOR MINISTRIES

we have a long traditional of loving and caring for senior adults

WHO WE ARE

a church with a mission
Love God. Love others. Change the World.
  • DISCIPLESHIP

    teaching founded in the Word of God

  • WORSHIP

    connection and community with God

  • MISSION

    reaching out with the power of the Gospel

  • COMPASSION

    meeting the needs of a lost world

Our Staff

get to know our pastoral staff
Athol Barnes
Athol Barnes
Senior Pastor
Originally from South Africa, my family and I have made Kansas City our home. Coming from a background of international missions, we know that God has called us to this city to be missionaries in our community.
Val Schram
Val Schram
Office Administrative Assistant
Val has worked in ministry for the past 25 years within churches and organizations in KC. She has enjoyed serving 10 years with All Nations leading their pastoral care team as they strived to care well for their missionaries. She has always had the heart and passion to care for the broken and hurting, especially teens, young adults and women of all ages.
Sharon Kwon
Sharon Kwon
Worship Leader
Brett Stark
Brett Stark
Associate Pastor over Life Groups
“Jesus is passionate about discipleship and so am I. I enjoy helping others know and love God more so that our love for one another will grow!”
Eric Spady
Eric Spady
Associate Pastor / Discipleship / education
I have been in full time ministry for 38 years now, and love seeing people change and for all the things that hinder love to be removed!

I have always loved discipleship. I believe it is such an important tool for the church today.
Michaela Cantu
Michaela Cantu
Children’s Pastor

In 2015 we decided to make this our church family. On Sunday mornings,with my husband, Michael, I give direction to the children’s ministry.

I am teaching our kids to recognize at a young age who God is, to know His great love for them and to know that each of them is created to impact others with the gospel both now and in the years to come.

Ed Wishall
Ed Wishall
Custodial / maintenence
Ed grew up on a dairy farm near Coffeyville, KS, in a family of 10 children. He has had a variety of work experience, including Christian ministry, painting, truck driving, and various other occupations. Ed became a Christian in 1972, and a year later he met Pam, the lady who would become his wife. They married in 1978 and are the grateful parents of six children and 13 grandchildren.


Ed and Pam became Kansas City residents in 2015, and began attending Grace Point in 2020. They are grateful to be a part of such a dynamic and loving fellowship.

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Sunday Services at 10:30am (Sunday classes 9:00am)