Peter has served as an elder of Grace Bible Church since 2017. Most of the work of being an elder consists of: planning the church activities and direction, coordination of the teaching ministry, visitation, consoling, discipline, and prayer. He has preached and taught Sunday school and Bible studies for many years. He is a graduate of the University of Rhode Island with a BS in Geology and has done computer programming since high school. He currently works at Dell/EMC as a software engineer.
Peter is married to Joyce, and they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Peter enjoys his family, reading, hiking, swimming, gardening, traveling, and collecting rocks. By God’s grace he has been preserved in the faith and given the privilege of serving the church.
Zachary Yoakum has been apart Grace Bible Church since 2008. He serves as deacon of member care. This includes notifying/emailing members with updates and prayer requests, setting up meal trains, and making sure all basic needs are met in the church. He also serves on the worship team. Zach hopes to advance the gospel in his neighborhood and desires to serve the body well with the help of the Lord.
Zach is married to Ashley and they have three boys. He works as a Cable Splicer for National Grid. Zach enjoys playing basketball, Christian rap, reading and spending time with family and friends.