Elder of Preaching & Vision
Jeff Eastwood is a graduate of Northland International University (B.A.). He has been in pastoral ministry since 2003, serving in both Independent and Fellowship Baptist churches in Waterloo, Ontario and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada. He presently serves as the Lead Pastor here at Grace Baptist Church.
Jeff is the blessed husband of Melanie and the proud daddy of 4 beautiful children, Esther, Titus, Elias, and Lydia.
Jeff is a council member for TGC Atlantic Canada as well as TGC Canada and currently serves as the Fellowship Atlantic Regional President.
Elder of Family Ministries & Church Care
Dan Thomson was educated and served in the telecommunications industry for 18 years as a Project Manager and Engineering System Planner prior to accepting the call to full time ministry in 2012. Dan has also served for decades in lay ministry, professional music and production.
Dan has received theological training from Briercrest Bible College as well as on site and independent studies through Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Dan is also a podcast host of the popular Christian podcast Frequency.FM, and serves on National Council for The Fellowship of Evangelical Baptists in Canada.
Dan has been married to Kerri for over 21 years and is the proud father of Abbegail, Baden, Micah (deceased) and Luke.
Elder of Christian Education & Discipleship
Principal Jason Biech has been serving the Grace Baptist and Grace Christian School community for eighteen years, with this being his twelfth year as principal. He has strongly influenced the staff and students of GCS with his passions for mission-centered learning and global citizenship. He has lead over 100 students on 7 mission trips to Jamaica in which friendships and partnerships have developed between GCS and The Jamaica Christian School for the Deaf, Independence Hall Baptist Church, Fairview Baptist College and West Haven Children’s Home. Through this opportunity GCS students have not only shared the gospel and impacted others for Christ, but they themselves have been transformed.