The Staff

LEAD PASTOR - Gary and Paula Rogers

Gary came to Chickasha Grand in the fall of 2010. He previously ministered 13 years as Youth Pastor in Sand Springs, Oklahoma, and during that time he was also on the Tulsa Fire Department. He came to Grand Assembly from Coweta, Oklahoma where he was pastor for 17 years. His ministry vision focuses on reaching the lost and helping every believer find his or her place in building God's kingdom. Gary loves anything with wheels and a motor, especially sport cars.

Paula was a school teacher for 11 years and continues to love teaching and mentoring youth and adults. She facilitates "Seekers" a small group meeting on Sunday mornings emphasizing discovering God's will for your life. One of her greatest joys is running after their 5 grandsons. Paula enjoys rooting for orange and black basketball. (Go Pokes!!)

MUSIC PASTOR - Lindsey Grisham

Lindsey came to Grand Assembly in May of 2018. She was born and raised in Mustang, Oklahoma, where she studied music at the University of Central Oklahoma and graduated two weeks prior to her arrival in Chickasha.

Lindsey believes God called her into music ministry at a young age and she has a passion to use her gifts for His kingdom. She has a deep desire to welcome the Holy Spirit into each service and encounter the presence of God in a radical way. Her heart is to serve the community and make a difference in the world. She is so excited to be part of what God is doing at Grand Assembly!

Lindsey loves to explore coffee shops, spend time with her wonderful family, shop at Hobby Lobby, enjoy nature, and cuddle with her lovable Border collie/Irish setter mix, named Bella.

YOUTH PASTOR - Tony and Chelsey Nochim

Tony and Chelsey came to Grand in October 2016. They met at the Atlanta Dream Center where Tony was the Homeless Outreach Coordinator and Chelsey attended the School of Ministry. They were married once and forevermore on August 8, 2015 and shortly thereafter Tony took a Youth Pastor position in Marietta, GA. They have two beautiful kids - Zion Bella & Garrison Anthony.

Tony's passion is to lift up Jesus Christ through God's Word and allow the Holy Spirit to illuminate who He truly is in all of His glory. He enjoys couch cuddling with his wife, playing with Zion & Garrison along with watching the Mizzou Tigers play, where he graduated in 2014.

Chelsey grew up in a rural town of Indiana, moving to Atlanta after graduating high school. While attending the School of Ministry for two years, she encountered Jesus and her life has never been the same. She leads youth worship on Wednesday nights and isn't ashamed to praise the Lord. She loves spending time with Zion and Garrison, cooking and watching movies with her husband. They both love dates to Dunkin' Donuts for coffee!

CHILDREN’S PASTOR - Jerami Daniel and fiancé Stephanie Manuel

Jerami came to Grand Assembly in March of 2018. Jerami and his fiancé, Stephanie, met at Southwestern Assemblies of God where they both attended. They are to be wed May 26th, 2018. While at Southwestern, Jerami studied Church Leadership and interned with the children’s department at The Oaks in Red Oak, Texas.

Jerami’s passion is to see kids discover who they are in God and to see families and communities changed by kids who are passionate about God. He enjoys reading a good book, a good cup of coffee, watching sports, and spending time with his bride to be.

Stephanie shares a love for kid’s ministry and has served in the ministry since she was a teenager. She is very excited to join her talents with her future husband to see what God can do through them. In her free time, she enjoys watching classic movies, listening to music, and visiting with her friends. She is a die-hard OU fan. (Boomer Sooners!)

PASTOR'S SECRETARY - Melanie and Alan McKinley

The McKinley family came to Grand Assembly in the fall of 2011. They have been married for over 20 years and have 3 children and one daughter in love. Together the couple leads marriage and family ministries at Grand and as a family, join in on outreach events.

Melanie has been a Christian counselor for over 18 years and recently received her ministerial certification. She enjoys writing on her blog, Meet the McKinleys. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her family and is a human slave to two dogs, one cranky old cat, and a hedgehog named Herman. Utilizing the word of God, she seeks to equip, encourage, support, and provide enrichment resources for families to build a strong foundation of hope and healing. By sharing her writings, videos, and postings, she wants you to see how your family can be taken from ordinary to extraordinary through the transforming power of Jesus Christ.

Alan has held various positions within the production chemical side of the Oil & Gas industry for over 24 years. He recently opened Battlefield Arms, LLC, a gun and ammo supply store in Chickasha. In his free time he enjoys motorcycles, 4 wheelers, and classic cars as well as fishing and shooting his extensive collection of guns.

FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING - Daun and Billy Crabb