Jim Brown has been married to Lisa since 1980. They have three married children and two grandchildren.
Jim earned a BS in Bible from Philadelphia College of Bible, an MDiv from Grace Theological Seminary and a DMin from Westminster Theological Seminary.
Jim has served as the Lead Pastor at Crossroads since 1991. And, he has served as Executive Director at MetroGrace since 1999.
Director of Mission Training
Mark Ritzman has been married to Candi since 2001. They have two young sons, Tytus and Zach. Mark earned a BA in Christian Education and Ministry as well as Biblical and Theological Studies from Wheaton College. And, he holds an MDiv from Grace Theological Seminary.
Mark joined MetroGrace in 2004, serving as the Lead Pastor at Crossroads Community Church in Frankford. In 2013, Mark was appointed Director of Mission Training at MetroGrace. In this role he oversees short-term missions and intern development.
Director of Strategic Partnerships
Kurt Miller has been married to Anecia since 1970. They have three married daughters and eight grandchildren. Kurt holds a BS from Grace College and an MA in Intercultural Studies from Grace Theological Seminary.
Kurt has served as Director of Strategic Partnerships since 2013. In this role he builds relationships with individuals, churches and organizations that will partner with MetroGrace to develop gospel-centered, community-based churches in urban neighborhoods. His ministry advances the goals of MetroGrace by connecting supporting and serving partners with the urban mission.
Pete Forshtay has been married to Danielle since 2005. After service in the United States Marine Corps, Pete earned a BS in Bible from Cairn University. Pete serves as Pastoral Intern at the Wissinoming congregation.
Margarete Connor has been married to Mike since 2000. They have four young children.
Margarete has served as Administrative Assistant at MetroGrace since 2005. Her ministry encompasses a wide variety of responsibilities that enables MetroGrace to fulfill its mission.