Pastor Brian Spitzer, Senior Pastor—563-391-4308
Pastor Brian is our Senior Pastor (Past involvement–Senior Associate Pastor, Associate Pastor of Christian Education Ministries) and has been on the pastoral staff since 1989. Pastor Brian (Th.M) and his wife, Barbara (MABS), graduated from Dallas Theological Seminary in 1982. They have two children Brad and Brenda (Ben), and six grandchildren. You can contact him at Brian@GrandviewChurch.org.
Rob Kieliszek, Youth Director—563-320-9647
Rob Kieliszek our Youth Director has attended Grandview since 2006. Rob’s ministry includes oversight of our Ignite Youth Group and Sunday school ministry. Rob and his wife Deanne have three Children, Montana, Skylar and Emmitt. You can contact Rob at Youth@GrandviewChurch.org.
Julie Lyle, Children’s Director—563-391-4308
Julie Lyle is our Children’s Director and has attended Grandview since 1989. Julie’s ministry includes oversight of our Children’s AWANA and Sunday school ministries (nursery thru 5th grade). Julie has two daughters, Rachel and Samantha. You can contact Julie at Children@GrandviewChurch.org
Shawn Skinner, Worship Leader—563-391-4308
Shawn has been our Worship Leader since August of 2013. Shawn leads Grandview in Worship on Sunday mornings. Shawn, his wife, Kristina, and their son Caleb live in Rock Island, IL. You can contact Shawn at Worship@GrandviewChurch.org.
Scott has been a member of Grandview since 2010. Scott’s ministry at Grandview includes Men’s Bible Study, Youth Pastor search team, Vacation Bible School, AWANA Game Director, Divorce Recovery, Middle-School Sunday School Teacher, Missions trips (Elmonte and Red lake Reservation), Preaching. Scott especially enjoys spending time with his wife Karen and their three adult children Elizabeth, Catherine, & Sarah. Scott has a passion for counseling, gardening, and the martial arts.
Doug has been a member of Grandview since 1996. Doug’s involvement includes the Deacon Board, General Board Chairman and Vice-Chairman, Finance Team, Interim Elder, Board Chairman, two pastor search teams, Men’s Ministry Team, Sunday school teaching, the AWANA Program, VBS, and Small Groups. Doug and his wife Deb have the following married children Michael (Jenny), Cari (Tony), James (Diana), Kelsey (Kerry), and ever growing number of beautiful grandchildren.
Denny has attended Grandview Church for over 20 years. Denny has served in many areas at Grandview. He currently is serving for the first time as an Elder. Denny and his wonderful wife Deb have two married children their son Kirk and his wife Jessie have a daughter named Violet Blue and a son named Thurston, and their son Kyle and his wife Rachel have a daughter named Jayde Lee and a son named Levi. Denny enjoys drinking coffee, catching fish and growing in God’s Word.
Jim has been a member of Grandview since 1983. Jim’s involvement at Grandview includes the Deacon Board Chairman, General Board Chairman, Interim Elder Board, and leading a small group. I have taught adult Sunday School off and on for 20 years. Presently teaching adults and working with AWANA. Jim and his wife Janis have four children Joshua, Jason, Jeremy, Joseph.
Jim has been a member of Grandview since 1988. Jim’s involvement at Grandview includes Deacon Board Chairman, Interim Elder Board, adult Sunday school Teacher, Finance Board as treasurer and helping with the AWANA program. Jim and his wife Diane have three adult children Kelli, Jeff, and David.
Gary has been a member of Grandview since 1960. Gary’s ministry involves the Elder Board, Finance Team, Sunday Morning Van Ministry, AWANA Pinewood Derby, helping with many church outreach events, and Small Groups. Gary and his wife Mary have two married children Michelle, and Troy.
Pastor Brian Spitzer—563-391-4308
Pastor Brian is our Senior Pastor [Past involvement–Senior Associate Pastor, Associate Pastor of Christian Education Ministries) and has been on the pastoral staff since 1989. Pastor Brian’s ministry includes the Elder Board, Missions Team, counseling, and overseeing adult Christian Education. Pastor Brian and his wife Barbara have two children Brad and Brenda (Ben), and six grandchildren. Pastor Brian enjoys reading, working on the house, and playing with his grandchildren.
Andy has attended Grandview his whole life and has been a member of Grandview since 1997. Andy has served in a variety of ministry areas. He currently teaches Kindergarten Sunday school and fills in other areas as needed. Andy and his wife Stacia have three children Drew, Talia, and Jonathan. Andy also enjoys working on the farm, tinkering on old farm machinery/tractors, and woodworking. His true passions are being outdoors, hunting and fishing.
Barry Traver has attended Grandview Church for many years. Barry has served in the following ministries – the Elder Board, formerly on the Trustee Board, Ushering, building display cases, and Vacation Bible School back drops. Barry and his wife Lorene have three adult children their son Jason Traver, daughter Heidi (Traver) and Joseph Miller, and son Bryce Traver and Amy (Johnson). The have five grandchildren total. Barry enjoys basketball, hunting, working on the farm, helping others, camping, and enjoying time with his grandchildren and family.