pastoral team

Cody Kuehl

Lead Pastor

Cody and Shonda were called to revitalize a small church of 20 people in Grand Rapids in 2010. Since then, GR.Church has grown and has impacted countless lives with the love of Jesus. Cody grew up in Arizona and gave his life to Jesus at 21. Cody has a Bachelor’s of Religious Education in Biblical Studies and is currently pursing a Master’s of Divinity. Cody and Shonda have three girls: Katie, Bella and Pippa and one boy: Zane.

Mark Sawinski

Connections Pastor

Mark began serving as the Connections Pastor of GR.Church in February of 2022. Mark and Debra both grew up in Western Michigan and have served in church ministry for over 30 years in multiple different cities. Debra is a graduate of Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music and Pastor Mark is also a graduate of Grand Rapids School of the Bible and Music, Grace Bible College and Dallas Theological Seminary. They have three children: Christopher, Bruce and Laura. They are also blessed to have seven grandchildren: Ayslin, Beau, Kaydin, Kinleigh, Kinzee, Breckon and Noa.

Administrative Staff

Tyler Tran

Operations Director

Tyler began serving as the Operations Director of GR.Church in May of 2018. Tyler grew up in a Buddhist home in Honolulu, HI. When Tyler was 14, he gave his life to Jesus. Tyler has both a Bachelor’s of Religious Education in Church Ministries and a Bachelor’s in Science in Business.



Kyler Mullins

Worship Team Leader

Kyler began serving as the Worship Leader of GR.Church in January of 2022. Kyler grew up in a Bible believing Christian home just outside of Kansas City, Kansas. He and his family moved to Michigan in 2008. In High School, after years of trying to live life the way he saw fit, he surrendered full control of his life to Jesus. Kyler has a Bachelor’s of Music in Worship Arts and a Bachelor’s in Bible. 


Executive Leadership Team

Jeremiah Keeler


Jeremiah began serving as a deacon of GR.Church in 2019. Jeremiah was born and raised in West Michigan. He got saved in the summer of 1994 as a 7 year old boy when a fellow 1st grader invited him to church. He heard the gospel for the first time and then was baptized four years later at eleven. God has blessed him with a wonderful Godly spouse and best friend and has been blessed with two beautiful children.


Josh Stephens


In 2020, Josh began serving as a deacon at GR.Church.

Support Team

Tom Tetting


Tom began overseeing the weekly finances of GR.Church in April of 2020. Tom grew up in the lutheran religion and believed and was taught infant baptism, confirmation, and corporate confession was getting him to heaven. After moving to Las Vegas in 2005, he lived as a good person according to worldly standards, but something was clearly missing. After being invited to a local church by a summer intern, he heard a clear presentation of the gospel of Jesus Christ. On the morning of January 10, 2010, Tom repented of his sin and received Christ as his personal savior. He now knows 100% that his home is in heaven when he dies. He praises God for churches that preach salvation through Christ alone!

Leann Hillis


Leann began serving as secretary at GR.Church in January 2022. She grew up as a pastor’s kid and a missionary’s kid; and at 11 years old, she realized that she would not go to heaven if she were to die. She received Christ as her Savior that night with her dad by her side. Since then, she has learned so much about the Lord and discovered the true freedom and grace that He brings. In 2019, she married her best friend Harrison, and they both have a passion for Christian Education. Leann has a Bachelor’s in Music Education in Piano, and a Master’s in Church Music.


June Miller

Nursery Director

June grew up in a Christian home and was saved around age five, but at age 15 got assurance of salvation. June graduated from Pensacola Christian College in 2006 where she met her husband. They have two children, a girl and a boy. She started attending GR.Church in 2014, but in 2017 moved to Florida due to her husband’s job. God moved them back in January of 2021 where they are serving back at GR.Church.


Bob Wieland


Bob began serving as the Maintenance Director of GR.Church in 2013. Bob grew up on a farm in Alto, Michigan. He graduated from Western Michigan University with a teaching degree in building trades. In 1975 he realized he was a sinner in need of a Savior he asked Jesus to come into his heart and to save him. He has worked in children’s ministries and maintenance for over 37 years. Bob and his wife Pam have two daughters and one son and eight grandchildren.


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