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 have a toddler son. 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 establishing Veritas Academy, a micro-school in Wylie, TX. 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 college students, Katie and Zach. Jeff is a Network Architecture guy who loves music and plays multiple instruments. His parenting goal is 5 eye-rolls from his kids video chat or come home school. Needless to say, he enjoys being punny!

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Andrew Lamas
Student Director
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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 9 year old twin boys, a 5 year old daughter, 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.