Jason Stephens- LEAD PASTOR
Jason is the Lead Pastor at Grace. Originally from Greenville, South Carolina, he moved to Windsor, CT in 2004.
Jason was born in Greenwood, SC and grew up in Greenville, SC and Walkertown, NC. When Jason was eleven years old he trusted Christ as his personal Savior and surrendered his life to Christ at 16 years old. Jason attended Trinity Baptist College in Jacksonville, Florida and graduated in 1996.
Before moving to Windsor, Jason served as an Assistant and Youth Pastor for 9 years in Georgia, Florida and Connecticut. During those years, Jason had the opportunity to minister to hundreds of young people.
Jasonís wife, Clare, is originally from England, just outside the famous city of Oxford. Clareís family lived in England until her fatherís job moved them to the Boston area. Her family did not know Christ until someone knocked on their door and invited them to church. She trusted Christ at an early age.
Clare is also a graduate of Trinity Baptist College, where she earned a degree in Elementary Education. She delights in being a stay at home mom and helping raise their two sons and two daughters.
Jason and Clare were married in 1996 and they have four amazing kids! Jason cheers for the North Carolina Tarheels, enjoys drawing and painting, reading and listening to a wide variety of music.
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