Jim Moser and his wife Dena have been members of Grace Bible Church (Grace Evangelical Free Church) for over twenty years. Jim accepted Christ while working on an engineering degree during his last semester of college and Dena shortly after graduating high school. They grew up in different parts of the country, met in a young adults fellowship in the greater Boston area, and have been married for over thirty five years. They moved to the Bristol Tennessee area in 1995 and since joining Grace, Jim has served leading Bible studies, as treasurer, and as an elder. They have two adult sons, both active in their churches, who are now each pursuing engineering careers in other states. After homeschooling the guys through high school, Dena has been active in music, Bible study, and youth ministries both at Grace and in the community.
Jeff and Martha Dingus began attending Grace in 1990. Jeff accepted Christ as an adult and then earned a degree in Christian Education from Graham Bible College. Martha was raised as a pastor’s daughter, accepted Christ as a young child, and graduated from Bryan College in Dayton, TN with a degree in Christian Education as well. They met in Hillsville, VA in 1982 while teaching in a Christian school there. They were married in 1983 and shortly after that they moved to the Tri-Cities area and raised their family here. They have two adult children. They are missionaries with Bancroft Gospel Ministry in Kingsport where they live, having joined the ministry of Bancroft full-time in 1988. Jeff is the head cook and maintenance man while Martha is the camp registrar and dining hall supervisor. They both wear many different hats as is common in camp work! They have been active in different aspects of the ministry at Grace Bible Church, both serving as Sunday School teachers and in other leadership roles over the years. Currently, Jeff serves as an elder and Martha helps with the music.
Teaching Pastor and Elder
Eric and Anita Fields have been part of Grace Bible Church since 2008. Eric has served as an Elder since 2010 and handled the primary preaching teaching duties since 2012. Eric holds a Master's Degree from Liberty Theological Seminary, and Eric and Anita are also accountants with The Summit Companies. Eric and Anita are active with both local ministries and overseas missions, and have been traveling to Haiti for mission work since 2010.