Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church

The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Rev. Daniel P. Mackey, Pastor

Pastor Mackey is the pastor of Grace. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from the University of Arizona, Tucson in 2000. He then graduated from Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne with a Master of Divinity and was ordained in 2004. As a pastor, it is his joy to preach and teach, to administer the Sacraments, and to care for God's people. From June 2004 to April 2011, he served Trinity Lutheran Church in Appleton City, MO. As of May 2011, he has served Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church in Muncie. He is typically in the office Monday through Thursday, and makes his visitations in the afternoons.

He is married to Brenda and they have two cats, Tika and Girelle. Pastor Mackey enjoys movies, books, and the occasional theological rant over a cup of coffee. He draws a mean stick devil (pitchfork, bifurcated tail and all). His email is

Vicar Brian Homann

Vicar Homann is the second vicar to come to Grace. He grew up in Mattoon IL and is a member of St. Paul's Lutheran church. From an early age he wanted to be a pastor and after graduating High School headed to Concordia University Chicago. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Theology in 2016. In 2017 he began his studies at Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne where he is in the process of earning his Master of Divinity.  

He is married to Emily and they have a daughter together named Alayna and loves spending time with his family. Vicar Homann is an avid sports fan especially when it comes to the Bears and the Cubs. He also enjoys movies, reading, and always enjoys having conversations with people. His email is


Kelli Bowdell, Pastor's Secretary

Kelli had been the substitute secretary here at Grace since 2018 and became Pastor's Secretary in 2020. She served her previous Church when her husband, Matthew, was stationed in Hawaii with the Marine Corps. She is a proud Lutheran and excited to serve here.

Besides her job at Grace, Kelli stays busy with her two wild and rambunctious toddlers. She enjoys spending time with family and working on growing her garden. Her email is