Pastors & Staff

Jay Runyon


Jay Runyon is the pastor of Grace Bible Fellowship. His sermon style is that of a teacher, explaining verse by verse the Word of God. He attended Calvary Chapel Bible College in Murrieta, California and was sent out as a church planter from Calvary Chapel Bible Fellowship of Temecula, California.
Originally from Missouri, Jay moved to NH in 1999 and met his wife Jodie. They have 2 children in their teens and one child with Jesus. They live in Franklin, NH

Ben Johnson

Worship Leader

Ben Johnson is the worship leader at Grace Bible Fellowship. He plays the keyboard and also serves on the church's board of directors.
He and his wife Heather live in Tilton, NH with their 3 children. 

Mark Lester

Youth Leader

Mark Lester is serving as the Youth Leader of Grace Bible Fellowship. Mark is a great mentor for teens and enjoys spending time with the teens and guides them in the struggles all teens face.
Mark and his wife Jeanne live in Franklin, NH. They have 4 children.

Jodie Runyon

Ladies and Children's Ministry

Jodie Runyon is a lifelong resident of NH. Besides being a pastor's wife she is also the head of the Ladies and Children's ministries at Grace Bible Fellowship.  Jodie loves children and loves having time to teach and pray with the ladies of GBF. Jodie lives in Franklin, NH with her husband and 2 children.