George Granberry Senior Pastor
George was born in Mississippi and grew up in Memphis, TN, Chicago, IL and Overland Park, KS. He graduated from Kansas State University in 1977 with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. After Kansas State University George attended Denver Seminary and graduated with his Master of Divinity degree in 1981. Since then he has ministered in Longmont, CO, Branson, MO and Wichita, KS. He was the organizing pastor of Heartland Community Church and has been Senior Pastor since its beginning in 1993. George is married to Vicki and they have two adult children, Stephanie and Stephen, each with three of their six grandchildren.
Richard Brueck Associate Pastor
Richard was born in Zambia, Africa where he grew up until moving to South Carolina when he was 10. He came to faith in Jesus Christ at a young age during family devotions. He graduated from Furman University with a degree in music education. While working in the public school system as middle school music teacher and high school choral director he completed his masters in music education from the University of South Carolina. While teaching Richard continued to feel a call to ministry and later left the music classroom and attended Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte where he graduated with a Masters of Divinity. After graduation, he was called as a revitalization pastor of Mint Hill Presbyterian Church. Richard is married to the extraordinary Kate Brueck and has a beautiful and extroverted 2-year-old daughter Caroline. He enjoys long walks on Wichita’s beaches and spending time climbing some of Wichita’s more difficult mountains. He also enjoys a good sense of humor.
Gary Goodrich Associate Pastor of Student & Young Adult Ministry
Gary was born and raised in Little Rock Arkansas. He came to know Jesus Christ in college at Arkansas State University and felt a call on his life at that time for ministry. In 2011, Gary felt called to pursue training for ministry so he and his wife Whitney moved to St. Louis, Missouri to attend Covenant Theological Seminary. Gary graduated in May 2015 with his Masters of Divinity. Gary is passionate about seeing the students and young adults at Heartland become disciples who are passionate about making disciples. Gary is married to Whitney and they have a daughter Zoey.