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 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).
I have been a member of Lake Church since 1986. I married my wonderful husband Gary in 1997. We are adoptive parents of a Jr High boy and finalized in 2023. We love Jesus first and foremost and love watching baseball, football, hockey.
Campus Groups 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.
Campus Groups Pastor
Hi! I’m David and Phyllis (Philly to our grandchildren) 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 Office Manager
Dee joined Impact in 2021 right after retiring as an educator for over 30 years. Her heart is to help others, both children and adults. Dee has been married for 33 years, has two adult children and is a long-time member of Lake Church.
Chief Operations Manager
I have been blessed to get to serve the Lord through Impact since it opened in 2005. I love getting to see God working in people’s hearts, minds and lives. I have been married for 25 years and have three amazing children and a super cute yorkie-poo who has my heart!
Impact Counseling Office Manager
Stacy joined Impact in 2020 and understands the world of counseling, she's married to an LPC. She has a passion to see hurting people, especially grieving ones, find comfort and joy again. She has been married for 29 years and has two children and a daughter-in-law. Stacy enjoys reading, cruising, and spending time with her family and dogs when not at work.
I am a lover of Jesus & people! I have raised four boys. I enjoy spending time with family & friends, reading, & playing with my dog.
The Landing Coordinator
I am a beloved daughter of the King —a trophy of His grace! Together with my husband David, we are a blended family with six children and one grandchild. I enjoy reading, journaling, camping and exploring nature.
Interim Family Pastor - Kids
I was born and raised in Arlington, and grew up attending Lake Church (LABC). My wife of 25 years, Gretchen, and three children (Tommy, Tanner, and Taylor) love spending time camping, watching movies old style (at the theatre), and cheering on local sports teams including my Alma Mater Dallas Baptist University.
Family Pastor- Youth
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!
Family Associate - Youth
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.
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.
Todd is married to his wife of 22 years, Amy. They have 5 children: Cameron, Macie, Cole, Collin and Cy. Todd spent the last 25 years in law enforcement. In recent days, Todd has sensed a call to the local church, and we’re excited to see God’s hand in his life.
Blessed wife to my husband Cserdis, mom to 6 amazing children, and Gigi to our granddaughter, Nova. I love spending my time coaching and mentoring youth through sports and Girl Scouts.
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.
Hi there! I’m just a sojourner learning to delight in the grace Christ has lavished upon me. Joyfully married to my David, and passionate about showing forth the Goodness, Truth, & Beauty of Christ in all I do. Teaching life-changing truths excites me, I love getting lost in a good story or hands-on project, engaging conversation gives me life, and I’ll never turn down a good cup of coffee!
Life Group and Young Adult Associate
What up, fam! I'm an extremely spoiled wife to a handsome man named Jackson, and mom to the sweetest baby, Fletcher! I love musicals and movies, rooms where I'm the minority and the youngest, lake days with friends and family, and championing people.
Cleburne is where I grew up, met, and married my high school and forever sweetheart, Ted! We are the proud parents of two beautiful daughters, and grandparents of a very special boy. I really enjoy finishing DIY projects and watching Texas Tech beat Baylor!
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!
Excel Learning Director
I'm a wife of forty years to my best friend, and I have three intelligent, delightful children. I’m a teacher. Not because I have to be or because I couldn’t do anything else, but because I’m called to be. I’m proud to be leading this team of exceptional educators at Excel Learning Academy.
I’m passionate about preaching, teaching, and pastoral care. I love drinking good coffee and getting lost in a good book. My goal in everything I do is to point to Jesus,
“the founder and perfecter of our faith.”
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!
Moving and grooving greetings. I'm a wife of several years to my favorite spark and mom of wonderfully made children. I find time to explore with reading, aquatics, music, and yoga.
Go Lake Church!
Reception Desk Coordinator
I am forever grateful for my family, church and Savior Jesus Christ.
I seek to encourage & bless others.
I am from Arkansas, married my high school boyfriend. I love to play the piano & travel.
Graduated from Martin High School in 2022. I have been fortunate and blessed to get to utilize God's talents to serve Lake Church which I have attended since I was one years old.
Reception Desk Attendant
I have been a member of Lake Church for a long time. I enjoy singing in the choir, making a joyful noise. I also Lead the Lake Arlington Karate Academy that meets in Fellowship Hall. What a blessing to serve at Lake Church
Reception Desk Attendant
I am a child of The King. With a penchant for solving logic problems, God blessed me with 24 years at Alcon Laboratories as a computer programmer and business analyst. I have worshipped with Lake Church for 34 years.