Richard and Sonya Gasdia have been married over 30 years (since 1984) with two grown children and five grandchildren. Richard grew up in Maryland and graduated from Frostburg State University in Cumberland, Maryland. He was a principal of an IT auditing firm. Sonya, a native Texan, graduated from Houston Baptist University. She is a CPA and works for a national CPA firm.
Somewhere in their busy lives they have time for hobbies. Richard jogs, bicycles, and has finished multiple marathons and MS 150's from Houston to Austin. Sonya is a cowgirl at heart and loves horseback riding.
Richard has been serving in ministry for over 30 years in various roles, but mostly pursuing his passion for teaching God's word. Sonya has served for over 25 years in music and financial roles, but most of all, wants people to know how much they are loved by the Lord.
Richard and Sonya currently serve as Life Group leaders in the Cinco Ranch area.
Fran and Heidi Rowe have been married since 2010. They have a combined family of 6 children and 7 grandchildren. Fran and Heidi relocated to Katy in 2014 from Upstate New York where they were both born and raised.
Fran is in business development with an environmental company and Heidi has her AAS in Business Administration from Onondaga Community College in Syracuse NY. Heidi works in healthcare.
In their spare time they enjoy riding motorcycles, football, pinterest projects, and spending time with their family when they come to visit. Fran and Heidi love sharing the word of God with others and are very excited about being life group leaders.
Paul and Melanie have been enjoying life together for 29 years. They have been in full time ministry for 26 of those years. Paul has his Master’s degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth and Melanie has her P.H.T. from Southwestern as well (Putting Hubby Through!). They both grew up in South Louisiana, so they enjoy LSU football and great Cajun Cooking.
In their free time, they travel and spend time with their four children and one amazing grandson. They also spend time running together and with friends to build their relationship and to stay healthy for the long run.
Paul and Melanie are both passionate about building meaningful relationships and expanding the Kingdom of God. They love leading Life Group because impact happens when you spend time with others.
Stephen and Rose have been married since November 2001. They have 4 wonderful children. Stephen grew up in San Antonio and has an A.A.S. in Computer Programming. Rose grew up in Maryland. They met in Maryland while Stephen was working for the federal government. He got Rose to Texas as fast as he could.
Stephen is one of the VP’s for an IT company and Rose works in transportation for an Assisted Living company. Stephen enjoys being active outside, in the gym or just hanging out with good friends. Rose enjoys reading a good novel, serving people with her time and good fellowship.
They have been involved in ministry for many years and are enjoying being Life Group leaders at GCF West. The best part about this is they get to work together for one purpose, to serve Him and impact lives.
Nick and Lisa Smith have been married since October of 2008. They have three young children, Brooklyn, Josiah, and Annalise. They are currently serving as Life Group Leaders in the North Richmond Area.
Nick is a graduate of Texas Tech and works as a completion and production engineer in the oil industry. Lisa is a graduate of St Cloud University in Minnesota. She is a personal trainer and life coach. Nick has many hobbies. He loves traveling, shooting guns, and hunting. Lisa loves running and fitness. She has completed several marathons, and really enjoys a healthy lifestyle.
Nick and Lisa have numerous passions in ministry. They love working with young singles and couples, traveling on mission trips, and giving. They have both served as youth leaders in the past, and have led Life Groups since the fall of 2012.
Brian and Carrie Groce were married in July 2012. They have one daughter named Zoe.
They both have degrees from the University of Houston. (Go Coogs!) They enjoy traveling, camping, and going to the movies.
They love serving together and helping to advance the kingdom.
Joe and Casey have been married since November of 2012. Joe graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with his PhD in inorganic chemistry and is currently a Scientist at SABIC in Sugarland, Texas. Casey graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with her Bachelors of Science in nursing, and is currently an oncology RN working in the Texas Medical Center.
Joe and Casey relocated to Richmond, Texas in 2016 from Upstate New York, however both are native to the DFW area. Joe loves to spend his free time at the movies, reading, fishing and shooting skeet. Casey enjoys cooking, exercising, floral design and is always working on some sort of project. They have two dogs who are very much their children, and are also currently pursuing growth of their family through adoption.
Joe and Casey are passionate about developing relationships with others and encouraging other’s potential through the gifts that God has given to them. They are excited to lead a life group for GCF West Houston, and look forward to the growth and the impact our collective church family will have on the Kingdom.
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Juan grew up in Panama, before moving to the United States in 1988. He attended the University of Houston attaining an MIS degree. He currently works for an Oil & Gas company and is the proud father of two boys, Matias (age 9) and Felipe (age 6).
Juan enjoys to exercise, travel, and spend time with family and friends. He loves to serve God and is passionate about helping others reach their God-given potential.
SUNDAY MORNINGS 10:45 AM (Main Service)
We currently meet at Exley Elementary at 21800 Westheimer Parkway, Katy, TX 77450. See location and directions below.
WEDNESDAY NIGHTS 7:00 PM (Life Groups)