Meet Our Staff
Dr. Eric Herrstrom
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Ed Laymance
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.
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!
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.
I am a lover of Jesus & people! I have raised four boys. I enjoy spending time with family & friends, reading, & playing with my dog.
Hey y’all. I’m grateful for my bride Jess, thankful for my kids, Liam, Micah, and Naomi (who is with Jesus). I enjoy adventures with my family, morning workouts, and playing pickup games of basketball. I’m passionate about discipling children and their families!
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!
Children’s and College 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!
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!
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.
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.
PT Youth/Missions Associate
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!
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.
Recreation Administrative Assistant
Hey! I’ve spent 22 years with my hunk of a husband. We have four incredible children: Hans, Reagen, Rhylee, and Izzie Rea; + two grand kiddos! Jesus, family & friends, serving, hot rods, ranch life, and kayaking are my favs!
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!
Glad you're here! I'm a transplant Texan from Arizona who believes work is best done on a front porch with sweet tea in hand. My greatest joy is talking to young adults about Jesus...while drinking sweet tea!
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.
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.
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!
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.
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!
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!!!!!
My name is Larry M. Covington. I have been working at Lake Church since 2008 and am a BIG Mavs and Cowboys fan!
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!