Meet Our Team

 

Pastors

 

Tony Tice

Lead Pastor
pastortony@sugargrovechurch.com

Pastor Tony joined our staff as Lead Pastor in 2016. He has served in ministry for over 25 years with a heart for helping others pursue Christ. He’s also very passionate about missions and is involved as a leadership coach for Extreme Response International.

He and his wife, Becky, have six children (Kaylee, Tyler, Austin, Hallie, Jacob, & Cooper). They love to play games as a family and have been known to participate in some pretty competitive whiffle ball games.

Greg Williams

Executive Pastor
pastorgreg@sugargrovechurch.com

Pastor Greg joined our staff as Executive Pastor in 2019. He has served in ministry for over 8 years, passionate to see people introduced to Jesus who respond, “I’m all in!”

He and his wife, Pam, have two children (Andrew & Katelyn) and two grandchildren (Adele & Amalia). They enjoy time together involving travel, games, food, fun & laughter.

Brett Baranic

Connection & Outreach Pastor
pastorbrett@sugargrovechurch.com

Pastor Brett joined our staff as Student Pastor in 2014 and now serves as our Connection & Outreach Pastor. He has served in ministry for over 10 years and he’s incredibly passionate about helping those in our church & community make meaningful connections and take their next steps with Jesus.

He and his wife, Erin, have two children (Ella & Owen). They enjoy spending time outside, going to the zoo, cookouts, and Disney movie marathons.

John Ware

Pastor Emeritus
pastorjohn@sugargrovechurch.com

Pastor John joined our staff in 2012 and has served as our Discipleship, Missions, and Care pastor; he is now serving as Pastor Emeritus. He has been involved in ministry for over 45 years and loves shepherding other Christ-followers through mentoring, missions, or caring for those experiencing grief or crisis.

He and his wife, Catherine, have two children (Jen & Christi) and five grandchildren (Jacob, Evan, Aaron, Isaac, and Abigail). They enjoy sports, reading, sailing, historical reenacting, and biking.