Meet Our Staff

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Dr. Eric Herrstrom

Lead Pastor

I’m a connoisseur of sports, Mexican food, and good coffee. But, my greatest passions are Jesus, family, and the local church. I’m married to my gorgeous wife, Laura. We have a creative and compassionate teenager, Emma Grace; a spunky and verbose toddler, Lucy; and two puppies, Humphrey and Annie. 


Dr. Alicia Williamson Garcia

Worship Pastor

I'm ridiculously in love with my husband of 25 years, Richard, and we are very proud parents of two amazing sons, Michael and David. Worshiper of Jesus is who I am, and worship is what I do (Rev. 19:10). 

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Pam Mason

Executive Administrative Assistant

I have been a member of Lake Church since 1986. I married my wonderful husband Gary in 1997. We have three Sheltie furbabies, Scooter, Sadie & Mosely. I love watching baseball, football, hockey, and playing softball.

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Sue Flahaut

Group Life Associate

I grew up in Michigan but Texas is home! I am married to a wonderful guy. We have three kids, five grandkids, and one great-grand! I like baseball, apple pie, and yes, I am the coolest grandma.

David Jenkins

Pastoral Care Pastor

Hi! I’m David and Phyllis (Philly to our granddaughters) is my amazing wife of nearly 38 years. I enjoy helping adults serve through pastoral care ministries, learning to abide in Christ, travel, family time & being with God in His creation.

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Dr. Ed Laymance

Counseling Pastor

I am incredibly blessed with a wife of 46 years, two married children, and three grandsons. I enjoy the mountains, fall foliage, movies, and football. And I once birdied the famous Road Hole in Scotland. 

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Kim Peters

Impact Counseling Operations Manager

Hi! I'm Kim Peters, wife to my amazing husband, Billy, mom to two amazing daughters and sons-in-law, and Mimi to three little ones I think hung the moon! God is so good to me!

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Carol Harris

Impact Counseling Office Manager

I am a country girl at heart, married to my best friend of 38 years.  I love spending time with my 2 sons, my daughter-in-law and our 1st grandson.  Oh, and I Love my job.


Heather Craig

Upcycle Director

I am a lover of Jesus & people! I have raised four boys. I enjoy spending time with family & friends, reading, & playing with my dog.

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Laura Myers

Children’s Associate

Hello! I am wife to Mike and a new mom to baby Malachi! I love hanging out with preschoolers and helping them learn about God’s great love! My hobbies include playing with Play-Doh, making slime, and any crafts with glitter!

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Youth Pastor

Howdy!  I’m a proud husband to Bekah; dad to Anson, Cadence, and Zion; a Texan, a Rangers fan, and a barbecue aficionado.  I thank God every day that I have the BEST job in the Kingdom as your youth pastor.  Thanks, and Gig’em!


Christian Flores

Youth Worship

Hi, Church family. I am an extreme extrovert from a gold-old hill country town, Blanco, Tx. One of my favorite things to do is build relationships through empathy. I love taking the time to understand the way people look at life.

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Mercy Robinson

Children’s Associate

Yellow y’all! My friends call me Merc or Merky. I love gathering friends together to eat food, play games, and snuggle my nephew, Malachi. I enjoy all things outdoors: road trips, hiking, climbing, camping, and hammocking!

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Youth Associate

Hey y’all! I’m a wife, a coffee lover, an artist, and a music enthusiast. Girls' ministry is where it’s at! I love to travel and am passionate about exploring the world and loving the people in it.

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David Balyeat

Missions Pastor

Greetings, church family! Well, I’m a proud, sometimes confused, third culture kid, having lived in Argentina for some 25 years. I was born in Texas, love BBQ, spending time with family, meeting people, traveling, and learning about other cultures.

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Katrina Parlin

Recreation Pastor

Hey y’all! I’m an east coast girl living in this Texas world. Six years married to the best Texan around and I have the cutest, most fun daughter who is a full-fledged toddler. My happy place is participating in anything that involves movement, music, and/or the outdoors.


Ajaé Dewitt-Davis

Recreation Associate

What’s going on! I am married to the prettiest woman in the world, named Alyssa. I'm determined to leave a Christ-like legacy that can be followed by the generations to come. Shoutout to Disney for Remember the Titans!


Kelly Anderson

Recreation Administrative Assistant

Abundantly blessed wife to my husband Cserdis and mom of 5 amazing children.  Soon to be GiGi coming in April 2022! I love spending my time coaching and mentoring youth through sports and Girl Scouts.   

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Thomas Shroder

College Pastor

Glad you're here! I'm husband to my godly, beautiful bride Brooke and a transplant Texan from Arizona who believes work is best done with coffee or sweet tea in hand. College students will change the world if you let them!

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Genesis Tinshu

Pastoral Resident

Marceline and I have been married for 15 years now and are parents of five, born in three different countries. My passion is discipleship and leadership development for Christ’s Church while leveraging technology. When I feel bored, I go fishing or play soccer.


Hannah Morris

Communications Director & Young Adults


What up, fam! I'm an extremely spoiled wife to a handsome man named Jackson. I am a HUGE fan of diversity, the Fighting Farmers, time by the water with friends and family, and the underdog.

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Rynthia Clements

Director of Excel Learning

Hello! Forty years ago, I married my best friend and I feel like the luckiest woman in the world. I'm a mom to four delightful children and grandparent to six adorable kids. I am a teacher. Not because I have to be but because I am called to be. I love what I do!  

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David Chase

Executive Pastor

I do stuff behind the scenes. Husband to Misty, father to Aby & Ryan. Sometimes I teach, sometimes I bike, sometimes I weld. I always like cookies, Dr. Pepper, and good music. Fan of Dallas Baptist University and Grace Prep.

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D'Lynn Moxon

Financial Assistant

Cleburne is where I grew up, met, and married my high school and forever sweetheart, Ted!  I’m the proud mom of two daughters- one, an elementary teacher and the other, an artist! I really enjoy finishing DIY projects and watching Texas Tech beat Baylor!

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James Burns

Facility Manager

 My name is James Burns and I am the Facilities Manager here at Lake Church. Born in Vietnam and raised in Saudi Arabia. Graduated Kennedale High School and attended UTA for Mechanical Engineering. Huge Longhorn Fan… Hook’ Em!!!!!

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Larry Covington


My name is Larry M. Covington. I have been working at Lake Church since 2008 and am a BIG Mavs and Cowboys fan! 


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Sherry Parris


My name is Sherry Parris. I am a new Grandmother to a baby boy named T.J. I love spending time with him, my daughter, and son-in-law. I have never been so happy in my entire life! 


Will Chelette


Yo yo 🤙 I am a college student who wants to better know God and help others do the same, especially those who have little access to a Bible. I enjoy spending time with people and playing just about any game: soccer, basketball, Spike ball, volleyball, Frisbee, Catan, chess...let’s play something!