José Mercado is pastor of Iglesia Gracia Soberana of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was a founding member of Grace Community Church, and supports our church as an elder. José graduated from the Sovereign Grace Pastors College in May 2007, and planted Iglesia Gracia Soberana in September 2008 with help from Grace Community Church and Covenant Life Church of Gaithersburg. He and his wife, Kathy, have two children.