Our Staff

Our Staff

Church Staff

 brooksDana Brooks - Pastor

Pastor Dana Brooks has been the pastor of Grace Lutheran Church & Preschool since February of 2014.  [read more]

“Janet and I are grateful for the opportunity to serve God here in Caldwell.  If you are ever in Caldwell, please worship with us.  We would love to meet you and begin a relationship that, by God’s grace, will extend into eternity.”


hubachAmy Hubach - Director of Family Ministry

Amy Hubach was called to Grace in 2007.  Her previous call was to Grace Lutheran Church in Pocatello, ID where she served for 5 years. [read more]

“My prayer is for you to come home to Grace.”



farrellHope Farrell - Church Secretary 

Hope Farrell taught preschool at Grace from January 2014 to May 2018.  In June of 2014 she also accepted the role of church secretary and is still in that role. [read more]

“God has brought me full circle back to Grace.  We are so happy to be part of the Grace Family and we welcome all who enter our doors via our church or our preschool .”

Preschool Staff

pierceMike Pierce - Preschool Director

Mike Pierce graduated from the College of Idaho with a Masters of Education with an Administration emphasis.  [read more]

“I have been Director of Preschool for three years and enjoy the teachers and our students.”

Teachers - 4-5 year old Pre-K

Amanda Gigray

Amanda Gigray started teaching preschool at Grace in September of 2015. She was born and raised in Caldwell, graduated from Caldwell High and attended University of Idaho. She married her high school sweetheart, Will, in 2001 and they have 4 children together. Amanda has been actively involved in her children's school and spends a lot of time volunteering in and out of the classroom. She loves crafting, camping and spending time with family!




Patti Lawson

Teachers - 3-4 year old Preschool

Celeste Mays

Celeste Mays is a first year teacher here at Grace. Her and her husband Michael are high school sweethearts and they have a 1 year old little girl. Although they only have one child, Celeste's love of teaching stemmed from being the oldest of 9 children. [read more]


 Katie Villegas

This is Katie's second with Grace.  She was born in Nyssa, Oregon and raised in Caldwell, ID.  She graduated from Caldwell High School in 2004.  She married her husband Isaac in 2015.  In  welcoming their 6th child to their family they now have 5 sons and 1 daughter.  The girls are heavily outweighed in their home.  She enjoys cooking, baking, finding any new food or craft on Pinterest, as well as enjoying numerous summer and sports outside activities with her family.  She spends her extra time researching and participating in activities with the Epilepsy Foundation of Idaho and other programs raising awareness for her son with special needs.