Pastor Phil Taylor (LEAD PASTOR)

philv4Pastor 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.

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Niki Lawson Baik (OFFICE MANAGER)

nikiv4Niki 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, 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.

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. Niki also enjoys creating and updating the GFC website.

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 as a General Contractor for D. R. Wheeler Design out of McKean where he specializes in finish carpentry.

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 and currently live in Waterford.  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.