Senior Pastor - Ron Heidebrecht Ron came to Grace Fellowship in 2001. Ron assisted Pastor Jack Ender in establishing a “Traditional Service” at Grace Fellowship in 2002. Preaching several times a month in the Traditional Service, and hosting family group ministry, Ron found his place in ministry at Grace Fellowship. Ron graduated from Vision International University in 2004 with an Associate’s Degree in Biblical Studies. Ron was ordained an Elder in October of 2004, and has been directly involved in the Leadership of Grace Fellowship since that time as an Associate Pastor. Ron became Senior Pastor at Grace Fellowship in July 2017. After a 21-year career in Business Management, Ron left the business world in obedience to the Lord’s direction, and has taken on the responsibility and role as Senior Pastor.
Ron was saved at a David Wilkerson Crusade in 1971. In the mid 70’s Ron embraced the Charismatic Renewal and Revival that was sweeping across the country at that time. Ron felt the calling of God on his life as a young man, and has served at different times throughout his adult life as opportunities were available.
Ron and his wife Cindy are excited about serving Grace Fellowship, and seeing our church grow as we reach this community for Christ. Cindy is a CPA with her own practice in the Georgetown area. Together Ron and Cindy have five children and 12 grandchildren. Ron graduated from Vision International University in 2004 with an Associate Degree in Biblical Studies. Ron and Cindy bring a rich expression of grace to all they touch. Ron is currently Senior Pastor.
Pastor Emeritus - Jack Ender
Jack was swept into the early charismatic movement in Austin TX in the mid 1960's. In those early years, he attended fellowship groups and Bible studies in the home of Dr. J. Rodman Williams, who is now Professor of Renewal Theology, Emeritus at the Regent University School of Divinity in Virginia. In the early 1970's Jack served in ministry as a song leader for the Bob Buess Evangelistic Association and later served as a praise and worship leader at Hill Country Faith Ministries in San Marcos TX. In the late 1970's, Jack served as an associate pastor of Faith Fellowship in Austin TX and was sent to Georgetown TX in 1981 to pioneer a church called Grace Fellowship. Jack has pastored Grace Fellowship since that time, leading the church into continued growth and ministry in the Georgetown community.
In 1988, Jack received a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies from Logos University and in 1991 completed his master’s degree in Theology from Central Christian University. Jack has also earned a Doctorate of Ministry from Central Christian University with a specialization in Hispanic studies.
Jack has served as a member of the board of directors for numerous community organizations. He help found the Pregnancy Help Center of Williamson County as well as the board of directors for Commission to Every Nation (CTEN), an international missions organization based in Kerrville TX. Jack serves as a chaplain at the Georgetown Hospital and is also the coordinator of Chaplain Services at the Georgetown Police Department. Jack is a charter member of the American Association of Christian Counselors and has many years of experience as a family counselor in the community. Jack was listed in the "Who's Who in Religion", and has authored articles in "Your Church", a publication of "Christianity Today", and has published training materials for pastors in both Spanish and English. In 2016, Jack received the John Frisk Humanitarian Award from St. David's Hospital for his work in the Georgetown Community. Jack is president of Commission International, an association of non-denominational churches. He has traveled in Central America, encouraging missionaries as well as pastors of various local churches.
Jack Ender and his wife Carolyn are both involved in the music ministry at Grace Fellowship. Carolyn is presently assisting in the church office on a part-time basis. Jack and Carolyn are the parents of two adult children and have three grandchildren.