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.

CEO Jesse Barnes
Mr. Jesse Barnes

CEO/Executive Director

(816) 231-5745

(816) 215-3639

Program Director Lori Theus
Lori Theus

Program Director

(816) 231-5745

(816) 289-6062

Coordinator Archie Johnson
Archie Johnson

Food Pantry & Clothes Closet Coordinator

Fund Manager Rhea Ruddell
Rhea Ruddell

Fund Development Manager


Teacher Glenda Handy
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: