Our Elders


PASTOR KEN BUTTERMORE, Lead Pastor
Pastor Ken has been at GCC since 1998. He has pastored in Nebraska, Wyoming, and South Dakota for forty years in four churches. He holds the M.A. in Bible Exposition from Pensacola Christian College. Pastor Ken and Janet reared five children and now enjoy thirteen grandchildren. They love Jesus and His Church and desire others to do the same.


PASTOR JUSTIN BLACKWOOD, Assistant Pastor
Pastor Justin came to GCC in December of 2010 as Pastor of Student Ministries and was made Assistant Pastor in 2012. He is the husband of Kendra and the father of Emeth, Caedmon, and Cullen. Pastor Justin has a degree in counseling from Grace College and Theological Seminary in Indiana.


PASTOR KEN WOMBACHER, Assistant Pastor
Pastor Ken is the husband of Whitney and the father of Alec, Isaac, Elijah, Amelia, Jade, and Olivia. Pastor Ken is an assistant pastor at GCC while pursuing a degree in Bible and Theology from Liberty University online.  The Wombachers have been at GCC since 2003.


JEROD EPP

Jerod is husband of Kim and father of Mekenna, Hudson, Houston, Gaash, and Maya. Jerod works for TSL Companies.  The Epps have attended GCC since 2005.


JERRY MAGILL
Jerry is husband of Renae, father to three grown daughters and grandfather of eight. Jerry recently retired from an HVAC company and enjoys large game hunting.  The Magills have attended GCC since 1999.


MIKE NYLIN
Mike is the husband of Joyce, father of four grown children, and grandfather of nine. He is a retired Air Force Officer and a retired teacher, most recently from Lifegate Christian School in Omaha.  The Nylins have been at GCC since 2008.


IVAN ZIEG
Ivan is the husband of Melissa and father of Allison, Emily, and Madison. Ivan is originally from northeast Kansas and works for AgWest Commodities in Gretna. The Ziegs have attended GCC since 2005.