Aaron and Nicole Olinski
Lead Pastors – Aaron and Nicole were married after graduating from Oral Roberts University in May 1998. Pastor Aaron began serving in ministry with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes immediately after graduating. Then in 1999 both Aaron and Nicole were hired to lead the Youth and Children’s Ministries at a church here in Melbourne. Their first son Drew was born in 2002, and second, Derek, in 2004. When Derek was only one week old their family moved to Jacksonville, FL to help plant OakLeaf Christian Fellowship as part of the pastoral team. Then in July of 2009 they moved back to Melbourne to plant Grace Church Melbourne as the Lead Pastors and rounded out a trio of boys by welcoming their son Dex. More about the Olinski’s or Follow Pastor Aaron and Nicole on Twitter – @aaronolinski & @nicoleolinski
Office Administrator – Missy Smith was raised in Indialantic and graduated from Melbourne High School. She has been working in the Melbourne area ever since and has raised two great boys Zack and Dylan. Missy joined the Grace Church staff in 2012 as the office administrator. In her free time she loves hanging out with her two boys.
GC Kids Coordinator – Emily Jensen was born and raised right here in Melbourne, Florida. She met her husband, Adam, in her high school youth group and the two were married in 2004 after graduating from the University of Florida. Emily has worked in both Youth and Children’s Ministry since college. The couple are the proud parents of three daughters, Sydney, Taylor and Macy. Emily joined the staff at Grace Church Melbourne in 2013 and loves helping to bring the vision of impacting the community, connecting through relationships and leading a Christ centered life to the students of Grace Church!
Worship/Youth/ Production Director – Originally from Denver, Colorado, Nick has been in central Florida since his family moved to Satellite Beach in 2004. He graduated from UCF in 2012, and immediately began working with various churches in the Orlando and Melbourne area – serving as a worship leader, working with students, and even leading worship for various summer camps, conferences, and youth retreats. He came on staff at Grace Church in November 2016, and loves being a part of what God is doing here in Melbourne.