Worship Services are Sundays at 9:00 & 11:15 am.




Gena Atnip

Office Administration

Gena was born and raised in Northern Canada on a large cattle and sheep ranch.  After college, Gena worked 15 years in communications and public relations positions including one of the founders of the largest cable company in Canada until she met her husband Greg while travelling.  Gena relocated to the Bay Area where she and Greg were married in 2011 and have twin sons, Jimmy and Jesse.  Gena joined our staff in May 2023 and is passionate to help people grow in their love for Christ and His church.





Mariam Denny




Director of Operations and Children's Education 

Mariam joined our staff in November 2012 as the Children's Education Director. In October 2018 she was hired to also serve in the role of Director of Operations where she oversees all of the church's events and manages the weekly use of the church facility. 
Mariam was born and raised in Southern California, and during her high school years, her family moved to the Bay Area. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a B.A. in Psychology with an emphasis on childhood development. She met her husband Scott at Cal and was married in 1992. She spent 5 years as a preschool teacher before the birth of their twins, Joseph and Matthew (1997). The birth of their daughter Katherine (2001) and son Nicholas (2004) round out the family. 




Dawn Payne

Business Administrator

Dawn Payne is a fifth-generation Californian and a Bay Area native. She has been a member of Grace Bible Church since 2000. She graduated from UC Davis in 1997 with a B.S. in Nutrition and worked in sales for five years before coming to work for Grace in 2005.