Meet Our Staff

The Grace United Community Ministries board is comprised of active and involved board members with long term ties to the mission of Grace.

Mr. Jesse Barnes

CEO/Executive Director

(816) 231-5745

(816) 215-3639

Lori Theus

Program Director

(816) 231-5745

(816) 289-6062

Archie Johnson

Food Pantry & Clothes Closet Coordinator

  Rhea Ruddell

  Fund Development Manager

Glenda Handy

Early Childhood/Preschool Teacher

Get Involved

If you have interest in serving on the GUCM Board of Directors or one of the many standing committees, please contact:

Mr. Jesse Barnes, CEO/Executive Director, GUCM Phone: (816) 231-5745; Mobile: (816) 215-3639 GUCM email: