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


Jessica Parks, Pastor's Secretary

Jessica has been Pastor's Secretary since 2000, taking off a year (2014-15) due to a career change for her husband Gary, in Texas. The Lord brought Gary and Jess back to Muncie, and back to Grace Lutheran Church in October of 2015. 

Besides her job at Grace, Jessica enjoys sewing, reading, riding motorcycles with Gary, and spending time with family. Jessica and Gary have four adult children and seven wonderful grandchildren. Her email is