Our Pastor: Rev. Dr. Keith Posehn
Rev. Dr. Keith L. Posehn, a fifth-generation Californian, was born and raised in the Sacramento California Area, confirmed as a member of Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church and Graduated from Casa Roble High School. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree at Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma, Washington, his Masters of Divinity at San Francisco Theological Seminary, and his Doctorate of Ministry at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.
Keith began his service to the church over 35 years ago. He served in youth ministry for 20 years at FOPC, St John’s Presbyterian Church in Reno, and Folsom Presbyterian Church in Folsom CA. He served as an Interim Pastor in Sacramento Presbytery for seven years at four different churches in California and Florida.
Keith co-founded the office of Chaplain for the Folsom Police Department In memory of his father who died in the line of duty as a CHP officer in 1964 at the age of 26. Keith served the FPD for five years supporting both the officers and the victims of crime in the community.
Currently, Keith is continuing to release new volumes in his hilariously unconventional devotional series, “Good News and Grins To Go” designed specifically for Kindle Readers on smartphones. All his books are available for Kindle readers on his Amazon.com author’s page. Many are available for Apple OS on iBooks, for Nook on Barnes and Noble, and in other formats on Smashwords.
Keith began serving as Pastor at Grace Presbyterian Church in Spring Hill Florida in August of 2014.
Keith loves to spend time with his wife Tracy and his three adult sons: Forrest, Ryan, and Jesse. In his free time, he enjoys golfing, home improvement, golfing, restoring old cars, golfing, coaching AAU basketball, and golfing with his boys.
Our Parish Associate Pastor: GPC welcomes Rev. Kaaren Nesmith to our pastoral staff as Parish Associate for Pastoral Care as of August 1st. She will take over for Rev. Charlie Brown who is retiring for a second time. Pastor Kaaren has extensive experience in pastoral care and has recently served as Interim Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Dade City. Rev. Nesmith will be the first woman to serve on the pastoral staff at GPC!
Our Music Director: Jackie…Directed by Jackie Major, our choir leads our congregation with hymns of praise while they inspire us all with their repertoire of sacred, contemporary and traditional music.
Our Office Assistant: It is our pleasure to introduce to you our new office assistant, Forrest Posehn! He is in the church office Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 1 PM. If you haven’t had the opportunity to meet him, we encourage you to stop by.
Audio-Video Crew…Dean Moore, Carolyn De Los Santos, Chuck Morton. We are fortunate to have these dedicated people who give of their time to ensure that the sound will always be optimal no matter where you are seated in our sanctuary. They also capture the video of each service for those wishing to share their experience at Grace Church with the home-bound.
Ms. Karen Muoio……………………….Financial Manager
Ms. Michelle Hogan……………………Nursery Supervisor