Pastor Phil Taylor (LEAD PASTOR)

Pastor Phil Taylor is the Lead Pastor at Grace Fellowship Church. In 1995 he graduated from Elim Bible Institute and College in Lima, NY. In 1996 he moved to Titusville. One year later he was ordained through Grace Fellowship Church and installed as the Worship & Youth Pastor. In 2006, Pastor Phil was set in as the Lead Pastor and was ordained with Elim Fellowship in 2011.      

Pastor Phil has a passion for truth and a desire to see the Titusville community discover Christ. His teachings are rooted in Scripture and include humor and relevant, life stories. Phil has been married to Alexa since 1997 & has two beautiful daughters, Eve & Sophia.    Follow Pastor Phil Taylor on Facebook right here!     

Niki Lawson Baik (OFFICE MANAGER)

Niki is the office manager at Grace Fellowship Church. She has been attending GFC since her junior high years, when Pastor Phil was her youth leader in the mid/late 90’s.

Upon graduation from Edinboro University in 2003, where she majored in Speech Communications, she moved to Orlando and lived there for 6 years. During that time she met Eddie who became her husband in 2008. In 2009 they moved back to northwest PA.  Eddie & Niki have two young daughters, Emmie & Sadie.  

Niki has a passion and heart for GFC and the community in Titusville. She loves to work behind the scenes, taking care of all the details & events on a daily basis.  

Brent & Kelly Smith (YOUTH LEADERS)

brentandkelly2Brent and Kelly Smith are the Youth Leaders at Grace Fellowship Church.  Brent was born into a loving Christian home in Spartansburg, Pennsylvania, graduated from Warren County Christian School in 2004, and has been attending GFC ever since.  Brent works full time operating his own business, Sundback Builders.  

Kelly graduated from Red Hook High School in New York.  From there she went on to study English and Early Childhood Education at the State University at New Paltz where she graduated in 2006. In 2009 Kelly moved to Fairview Pennsylvania to attend graduate school at Gannon University and currently works full time as Office Manager for Braendel Services Inc. out of Erie.

Brent and Kelly were married in August of 2013 & have a young son, Axton.  Brent has a real passion to teach this next generation of Youth.  He strives to not only be a positive spiritual influence, but also a trustworthy friend and mentor.  Together, he and Kelly create a fun, yet structured environment for the students.  They are taught not only about Christ in their lives, but also how to share Him with others by spreading the gospel, providing service to the Church, and offering outreach to the community.  

Alex Kennedy (Intern/Associate Pastor) 

Alex Kennedy is interning as Associate Pastor at Grace Fellowship during the summer months.

In 2014, he graduated with an Associate Degree in Biblical Science from Elim Bible Institute and College in Lima, NY. He received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Management, with a minor in coaching, from Geneva College in spring of 2018.

Alex grew up attending Grace Fellowship and has enjoyed seeing the church grow. He is honored to stand with the church’s mission to reach out, touch hearts, and change lives. He and his wife Hannah have been married since the summer of 2015.