Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Paul Walter

Lead Pastor

Paul, along with his wife Cheryl, came to Grace Point in 1983. A life-long native of Ohio, he is a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College and Asbury Theological Seminary. He is an ordained  Elder in the Free Methodist Church. Paul and Cheryl have five adult children and 12 grandchildren.  He enjoys sports, reading, staying active, and baking apple pies. Paul is a gifted teacher and communicator. 

Jeanie Rinehart

Family Ministries

Jeanie, along with her husband, Neal, began serving in Teen Ministry in 2005. In 2011, she joined the staff full-time as director of family ministries. A graduate of both The Ohio State University and Ashland University, Jeanie is the proud mother of Ben, Jack, Will and Kathryn.
She provides oversight of all family ministries with a concentration on ministry to teenagers.  She also coordinates women's ministries.  Jeanie enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and staying active.

Ginny Barr

Impact Ministries and Secretary

Ginny became a member of the Grace Point ministry staff in 2008. She and her husband, Don, continue to love, support and guide their four adult children, eight grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Ginny retired from surgical nursing in 2014 to serve as our church secretary. She coordinates community outreach ministries.  Ginny enjoys spending time with her family, crafts, reading and biking. 

Dale White

Facilities Coordinator

Dale joined the ministry staff in 2011 with primary responsibilities in facilities management. He is employed full time at Gledhill Road Machinery. Together with his wife Tami, they are parents of four adult children and grandparents to nine. Dale enjoys the outdoors and camping. He remains active as an Assistant Scoutmaster with the Boy Scouts of America.

Chris Radio

Small Groups and Pastoral Care

Although her legal last name is "Radojcsics" (ru doi' chich).  Chris has adopted her husband's 5 generation nickname, Radio.  Chris’ husband is also Kris. They have 3 adult sons and 5 grandchildren.  Chris is a graduate of Ashland Seminary with a Masters degree in Bliblical studies with a concentration in Pastoral counseling. She is ordained in the Wesleyan Church.  Her passion for ministry comes from the wounds of her own difficult life experience. She loves to share the healing message of Jesus Christ and teach/guide others in their walk with him.

Amanda Riggle

Children's Ministries Director

Amanda joined our staff part-time in July of 2016 as the Children's Ministry Director. She is a graduate of Spring Arbor University. She taught for 5 years before deciding to invest her time at home. Amanda and her husband Josh are busy with their 5 children, Grady, Lainey, Jacob, Evie, and Maggie. Amanda coordinates teaching kids and families about the love of Jesus through Kidventure and small groups.

Kim Lovely

Worship Leader

Kim began attending Galion Grace Point in 2007, and started singing with the worship team in 2010. In October of 2016, Kim joined the Ministry Staff in a part-time position as Worship Leader. She is a graduate of Ashland University and Mount Vernon Nazarene University, earning an Undergraduate Degree in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Since 2001, Kim has been teaching for Highland Local Schools in Morrow County, where she is currently teaching 4th grade.  Kim and her husband Nate have two amazing daughters, Aubrey and Maggie.  She enjoys singing and cheering for the Michigan Wolverines.