Kissa Vaughn
Senior Pastor
Kissa is passionate about loving and serving God. Her call is to inspire others to give their hearts and lives to God. She believes in leading by example. Kissa uses humor, real life stories and creative experiences to share the gospel in a relevant way.
Cindy Yancey
Church Administrator
Cindy has worked at Grace UMC for 21 years and also serves as the Director of our Pre-School, WeeCare School. She finds great honor in serving her church as the Church Administrator. She enjoys the variety and challenges of the position. She is married to Dan who is a local banker and they have 3 grown children and 3 grandsons that she loves to spoil.
Doreen Vasseur
Youth Director  
Doreen has been working with children for 35 years and had been youth director at grace for 10 of those years. In those 10 years she has been on 13 mission trips and loves seeing the kids become the hands and feet of Christ to others. She loves her job at the church because she get to help bring our youth closer to Christ.
Jodi Carpenter
Director of Children &
Family Ministries
Jodi is a dedicated mother and wife. She has been a member at Grace for around 5 years and in that time has gone on several mission trips and helped direct Vacation Bible School. Her two children are active in children and youth ministries. Her goal as the Children and Families Director is to help ignite a genuine relationship with Christ. She loves to watch children and their families grow in their faith!
Candace Dunning
Director of Music Ministries &
Director of Communication
Candace Dunning, a Mabank, Texas native, is a graduate of Texas A&M University- Commerce, where she earned her Bachelors degree of Science in Music Education. Candace has been involved with choir and church music for most of her life and is excited to serve the Lord and the Copperas Cove area as the Director of Music Ministries and the Director of Communication. Her passion is connecting with people and she especially enjoys lifting voices in worship. Candace is currently a middle school choir director in Killeen ISD.
Jason Carpenter
Director of Discipleship
Jason has been involved in many church discipleships during his time at the church, including two mission trips and volunteering with the youth program. With his amazing family, Jason has been a member of Grace since 2015. Their faith and beliefs have grown tremendously and with the discipleship position, Jason is looking to help new believers grow in
their faith and provide guidance for
existing members.
Chad Johnson
Director of Contemporary Worship
Chad leads worship during our 9:30 Contemporary Worship Service. Chad has always had a love for music and has grown up playing music in the church. He loves being able to lead people in music that brings glory to God.