Meet our leaders


Bob Donohue is the founding pastor of Grace Community. He graduated from the Sovereign Grace Pastors College in 1999, planted the church in 2001, and serves as the senior pastor, overseeing teaching, leadership development, and family ministry. Bob and his wife Lori have been married for twenty years and have four children, Josiah (16), Liam (15), Hannah (14), and Pierson (6).

Joselo Mercado is the senior pastor of Iglesia Gracia Soberana of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was a founding member of Grace Community Church, and supports our church as an elder. Joselo (also known as 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.

Zach Jones joined the pastoral team as an intern in 2004, and graduated from the Sovereign Grace Pastors College in June 2009. Zach oversees music and worship, and leads a community group. Zach and his wife, Stephanie, have been married since April 2008, and in March 2016 became parents of a boy named Carter.