Senior Pastor

Pastor Gary has been the pastor of Terrace Shores since 1991. Prior to that, he and his family served two other churches in the pastoral ministry, and also as missionaries to the Dominican Republic and Venezuela. He graduated from Moody Bible Institute with a double major in Bible Theology and Evangelism, the Univ. of Wisconsin Oshkosh with a B.S. degree in history, and then attended Trinity Evangelical Divinity School where he received his Master of Divinity and Master of Theology degrees. Gary ministers with his wife, Carmen (who also graduated from Moody, pictured).

They have four children: Katie, Kara, David, and Josiah.


Back row: Sofia (David’s wife), David, Henry (Katie’s oldest), Josiah, Katie, Casey Getz
Middle: Carmen, Lincoln (Katie’s youngest), Gary, Kara, Remy (Kara’s youngest)
Front: Emmett (Katie’s third), Max (Kara’s oldest), and Merian (Katie’s second)