Staff and Elders

Caryl Hayward

Director of Biblical Care and Counseling
Ministry Description:

Making disciples of Jesus Christ and raising up the next generation of Christian leaders. My wife and I work to help members of Grace receive the support, accountability, and nurturing which goes with being a part of the body of Christ. Our goal is to teach biblical truth in a loving, godly manner and help people diligently apply the truth of scripture to their life. In this way people will see lasting change because the Holy Spirit takes the Word of God and changes their hearts. We must aim at the transformation of hearts and lives into the likeness of Jesus.


Wife, Carol; four daughters, a son-in-law, and two granddaughters


Sports, golf, travel


October 6

My Faith:

I grew up in a very loving family but church was not very important to me. I sought purpose in life through many things until a friend shared Jeremiah 29:11 with me and said that understanding God's purpose for me begins with a personal relationship with Jesus. At the age of 24, I put my trust in Jesus. God has fulfilled my desire to have a significant impact on the world. My life verse is Colossians 1:10. It drives me to live life intentionally with my eyes fixed on Jesus.