Leadership and Staff

Travis Hartjen
Pastor
contact Travis

Travis has been with Tangible Grace since we started in 2010. His wife, Tara, and four children live in Allen where they play, connect and spend a lot of time hanging out with their neighbors and friends.

Christi Vaupel
Dir of Family Life Ministries
contact Christi

Christi Vaupel is our Director of Family Life Ministries and has been a part of Tangible Grace Fellowship since early 2014. She and her husband Brian have 3 children and live in Plano. Their family mission is to build and strengthen relationships in families and communities. They enjoy running their own company, hanging out with neighbors and friends, traveling in the USA and around the world and especially getting to know each of you and your family.

Alecia Babiuch
KidConnect Director
contact Alecia

Alecia is our KidConnect Director and has been with TG since March 2015. As a former elementary teacher she has a passion for children and loves the opportunities to connect them to Jesus. Alecia and her husband, Jesse, have 3 children and live in Wylie. As a family they enjoy the outdoors and taking their children on new adventures.

Josh Patterson
Director of Administration and Outreach
contact Josh

Josh has been a member at Tangible Grace since 2010 and recently came on staff. Josh and his wife, Janelle, have 2 year old twin boys and live in Frisco. The Patterson’s enjoy spending time with family and friends. One of Josh’s greatest passions is traveling to Klemtu, British Columbia to share in the lives of the First Nations people there.

Josh Turay
Student Director
contact Josh

Josh Turay “JT” is our Youth Director and has been a part of TG Fellowship since September 2014. He has a passion for missions, serving, and being relational with whomever he comes into contact with. He loves Ultimate Frisbee, the outdoors, has a heart for the people of Peru, and hates to capitalize the pronoun “i”.

Kevin Johnson (KJ)
Worship Director
contact Kevin

KJ has been with Tangible Grace Fellowship since 2010. He and his wife, Kristen live in Richardson and have a set of twins – 1 boy & 1 girl. KJ is also a personal chef and has an amazing passion for food. We love because HE first loved us and the Johnsons take this to heart in the friends, family and community they connect with every day!