We are blessed to have 2 men serving our church as shepherds of the Lord's flock here at Fifth & Grape.

Carlos Ramirez

Brother Carlos has served the Fifth & Grape church for 13 years as an Elder of our church family. He and Irma have 2 children, 3 grandchildren and have been with the church here for more than 23 years!



Emmet West

Brother Emmet has served Fifth & Grape as an Elder for over 6 years now having served several churches in Texas as a preacher before coming to us. He and Novie have 3 children, 2 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchildren.


A crucial part of the worship and service of the church is her preachers and the public teaching of God's Word.
We are thankful to these men for taking the pledge to fill that role at Fifth & Grape.
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Kristopher Sutton

Kristopher is a graduate of Harding University and Abilene Christian University with degrees in business. He worked for many years in banking, the federal government, and currently works in higher education in addition to serving the church here. He and Britney have 7 children.



Charles Ivie

Charles, having graduated in 1978 from the Brown Trail School of Preaching in Bedford, TX, has served with churches in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Kansas before coming to serve at Fifth & Grape. He and Dena have 6 children and 13 grandchildren.



Without Deacons, our Elders and Preachers would be overloaded with work that doesn't fit their God-given roles in the church. Fifth & Grape is blessed with two men who are willing to shoulder those responsibilities for the Lord.

Grady Becksworth

Brother Grady has served the Fifth & Grape church for 18 years. He and Brenda have 1 daughter, 2 grandsons, and 3 great-grandchildren.


Nathan Villa

Brother Nathan has served the Fifth & Grape church for 10 years. He and Gabby have 2 daughters and 1 son.