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 began attending Grace Covenant in 2009 and was ordained as an elder in 2016. Jared serves the church in various ways, including teaching the adult Sunday morning Bible study and leading the music ministry. He describes his wife, Kasey, as the love of his life and his greatest earthly gift from the Lord.
Jared and Kasey have three children, each of whom is adopted. The journey of adoption has been a great blessing to the Nelsons primarily because is serves to constantly draw them back to their adoption through Christ. For it is only through our adoption into God's family that we who were dead in our trespasses and sins can be made alive to God through the person and work of Jesus Christ.
Adam and his wife, Amber, make their home in Arab, where the Lord has blessed them with three children (Lane, Titus, and Hannah). He is a 2006 graduate of the University of Alabama in Huntsville (BSE, Mechanical/Aerospace Engineering), and now works on Redstone Arsenal, as a senior analyst for Torch Technologies.
The Lord has called and equipped Adam to serve as one of Grace Covenant's deacons, where he is primarily responsible for maintaining church financial records and leading the audio/visual team.