Clark Boaz

Clark grew up in Fayetteville, TN.  He earned a B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee in Civil Engineering in 1984.  He has been an engineer with NASA at the Marshall Space Flight Center since 1989. 

Clark and his wife, DeeDee have been married for 31 years and are charter members of Grace Covenant.

Jared Nelson

Jared has served as an elder at Grace Covenant Baptist Church since 2016. He currently serves as the preaching pastor and oversees the music ministry of the church. Jared and his beloved wife Kasey live in Arab where they are raising their three children (Peyton, Isaiah, and Adah). Jared is a bi-vocational elder and is employed by Mission Driven Research where he works as an engineer in the missile defense industry. 



David Hornbuckle

David lives in Arab. He is an Alabama Homebuilder and has built custom homes for over 30 years.

David is a charter member of Grace Covenant (as was his late wife, Daphney). He oversees facility maintenance and security and is one of the church's trustees.

Thomas Kirkland

Being chosen by God before the foundation of world, Thomas was saved by grace through faith at the age of thirteen. He was married in 2001 to his bride Caroline and they have two daughters, Ava and Ella.

Thomas and his family have faithfully attended Grace Covenant since 2011, he and his wife became members in 2012. Thomas has served in the music team since 2012 and his wife serves as a Sunday School teacher.

Being nominated and examined by the Elders of the church, Thomas was affirmed by the congregational body as deacon in 2016.

Thomas has faithfully shown evidence of loving Christ and His bride as he serves her and seeks to glorify our Lord in using the gifts he has been given to this end.

Adam Nelson

Adam and his wife, Amber married in 2008, and live in Arab. The Lord has blessed their marriage with three children (Lane, Titus, and Hannah). They have been members of Grace Covenant since 2010. 

Adam serves as one of Grace Covenant's audio-visual workers, and helps with the benevolence ministry. He and Amber also teach the Young Adults' Sunday School class.