• andrew byrd - lead pastor

    Pastor Andrew grew up here in the Charlotte area while his father pastored at Garr Memorial Church. After High School, Pastor Andrew went into the Marines and spent 3 months at boot camp in Paris Island, being active for a total of 8 years. After coming home from boot camp he married his wife Kelly and moved to Springfield, Missouri to attend the Central Bible College. Andrew and Kelly have spent their lives being in ministry together and have faithfully answered God's call at every corner, while raising their three kids Grace, Garrett, and Abigail. Andrew leads with passion and excitement, yet maintains a graceful presence. We are blessed to have him and his family as leaders of our community!


    In the past seven years Pastor Moises has been doing youth ministry and continues to make a great impact on this rising generation. Moises is a gifted speaker and brings relevance and practicality to God's word, empowering those listening to apply it in their lives. He and his wife Rosie create a welcoming atmosphere for both youth ministry and our adult ministry, The Porch. They love spending time out at the pool with their son Sebastian and with friends and family. 


    Hannah Abbuhl has been serving glc since our start! For the past year she has been serving as Associate Children’s Pastor and has now taken up the role of Lead Children’s Pastor.


    Hannah has a passion for bringing kids The Word in creative and fun ways that they can connect with.


    Wes has been leading worship since 2018 and continues to always make worship such a special part of service. With a great worship team, every Sunday you can expect  to be refreshed and experience God's presence.

  • Donna Gordon - Women's Ministry Director & Events Coordinator

    Donna has worked with Pastor Andrew for over 12 years now, and makes everything at glc happen. She is also the director of our Women's Ministry and Greater Grounds. For any questions email Donna at dgordon@glc.email

  • Angel Escudero - Media director & Worship associate

    Angel started to develop everything media for the past seven years, from video film making, to social media and all things creative within the church. With his background of twelve years leading worship and eight years in youth ministry, it has allowed him to reach the upcoming generation using all tools available to spread the gospel.  Angel and his wife Jenice serve together in ministry raising their sons Lucas and Levi. Having two boys, both Angel and Jenice concentrate in leaving a mark in their kids lives by the action they are taking today.   

  • Mike Teeter - team pastor of outreach and prison ministry

    Pastor Mike grew up in Orlando, Florida, where he actively attended and was actively involved in ministry with an Assembly of God church.  Following high school, Pastor Mike followed God’s leading and attended Southeastern University.  After graduating from Southeastern, the door opened for a mission’s assignment to El Salvador.  Since that time, there is a deeper passion for missions and outreach in his life.  He often will use the phrase,”showing and sharing God’s LOVE!”.  Mike and his wife Melissa serve together in ministry while raising their son Caleb and daughter Katelyn.  Both Mike and Melissa have been on many short term missions trips, prison outreaches and enjoy connecting with missionaries!  Pastor Mike has been our Missions Pastor since August 2018.  For any questions regarding missions and outreach email mteeter@glc.email