Leadership and Staff

Will Kemp
Interim Pastor
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Pastor Will Kemp has been serving at Tangible Grace as the Interim Senior Pastor since the beginning of August in 2019. Will is married to his wife, Heather, and they are expecting a baby boy in February. He has been trained as a pastor and church planter in the Eternity Matters Most Network and has a heart to communicate the scriptures in simple and modern terms. Will enjoys talking about deep topics over dark roast coffee and local craft beer.

Mark Hotopp
Worship Leader
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Mark has been leading the music at Tangible Grace since July 2019. He is married to Jenni and they have five amazing kids, with his oldest son often playing drums behind him. Mark is a pastor and church planter with the Eternity Matters Most network and currently working on planting a school and later church in the Wylie, TX area. In whatever spare moments he has, he enjoys getting outside and hiking with his family.

Jeff Purdin
Worship Director
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Jeff has been a part of TGF since August 2013. He and his wife, Melissa, have two talented teens, Katie and Zach. Jeff is an IT guy who loves music and plays multiple instruments. His weekday goal is 5 eye-rolls from his teens before they escape to school. Needless to say, he enjoys being punny!

Josh Turay
Student Director
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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”.

Melissa Smith
KidConnect Director
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Melissa has been a part of Tangible Grace since 2018. She is married to Jeremy, and they have two daughters, Audrey and Reagan. As a homeschool mom and former school teacher, Melissa has a passion for sharing God’s amazing love with children and youth. She believes everyone can have an impact and desires to equip and train the next generation to be share Jesus’ love with others. 

Josh Patterson
Director of Administration and Outreach
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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.