Who We Are
Mark Erikson is the lead pastor of GCC. He oversees a ministry staff of 3 and an elder team of 4 in addition to a larger team of ministry leaders and volunteers. Before coming to Grace, Mark was a youth pastor in central Ohio. He also served on the staff team of a very large church in northeast Ohio where he founded a ministry to International Students studying abroad.
Mark has a Master of Divinity (M. Div.) degree from Ashland Theological Seminary, and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business and Organizational Communications from The University of Akron. He was ordained and licensed for Christian ministry in 1994 through Heritage Christian Church in Westerville, Ohio.
Before entering church ministry, Mark worked in a variety of careers including facility maintenance, fast food service, camp counseling/programming and real estate. He enjoys golf, racquetball, mountain biking, running marathons, reading, Twitter, and television programs about Zombies.
Mark is married to Anne. They have two children in college; Kyle and Rachel.
Pastor of Next Generation Ministries
Zach Mundy and his wife, Rachel come to us from Spring Arbor University where they graduated in 2014. Zach received his undergrad degree in Youth Ministry and has an incredible passion for teens and seeing them get serious about following the Lord.
Zach loves many activities including camping, golfing, or any other sports related activity. He is also an outspoken Detroit Lions fan.