Meet our Pastors & Ministers

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Senior Pastors Robert & Yvette Arevalo

Rev. Robert & Rev. Yvette Arevalo are the Senior Pastors of Grace Tabernacle Church. They were ordained by our G.T.C. founding Pastors in September of 2001. Together they work to lead GTC forward in the vision God has set before them.  Pastor Yvette is daughter to our G.T.C. Founding Pastors Rodriguez.

Pastor Robert's Hobby:  Playing Golf 

Pasor Yvette's Favorite Vacation Spot:  Key West, Florida

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Founding Pastors Albert and Hermelinda Rodriguez

G.T.C. was founded on September 16th, 1991 by Pastor's Albert & Hermelinda Rodriguez. Our Founding Pastor entered his eternal home on October 15th, 2011 after serving His Lord faithfully, leaving a great legacy for all. Pastora Hermelinda continues to serve leading the Spanish Ministry & Food Pantry Ministry at G.T.C.

Founding Pastor Rodriguez Favorite Treat:  Blue Bell Vanilla Ice Cream

Founding Pastora Rodriguez Hobby:  Gardening

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Minister Malcolm and Maggie Burvato

Minister Malcolm & Sis. Maggie have served faithfully at G.T.C. for over 20 years. Rev. Malcom serves as Executive Pastor. Together Minister Malcolm and Sis. Maggie lead the Youth ministry "Illuminate Youth". 

Minister Malcolm's Favorite Verse:  Philipppians 4:13

Sis. Maggie's Favorite Type of Food:  Mexican Food

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Minister Ben and Fuji Walker

Minister Ben & Sis. Fuji have served faithfully at G.T.C. for over 13 years. Minister Ben serves on the Praise & Worship team and teaches the Word of God on Wednesday evenings, he also serves in our Food Pantry Ministry. Together Minister Ben & Sis. Fuji lead "Love Abides Ministry". A ministry whose vision is to reach outside the four walls of the church building sharing the message of Eternal Salvation and showing His love.

Minister Ben's Hobby:  Playing Ping Pong

Sis. Fuji's Favorite Verse: Psalm 143:8

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Minister Jose & JoAnn Lopez

Minister Jose & Joann Lopez have served faithfully at G.T.C. for over 10 years.  Jose serves on the worship band and leads the Wednesday night adult bible study services "Motivational Wednesday's!".

Minister Mike's Favorite Place Traveled: Asia

Sis. Joann's Favorite Food: Carne Guisada

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Ministers Jose and Jac-Que Steidel-Santiago

Ministers Jose & Jac-Que have served faithfully at GTC for over 6 years. Bro. Jose is our lead sound/media technician and Sis. Jac-Que is a part of the Praise & Worship team. Both Bro. Jose & Sis. Jac-Que serve in our Food Pantry Ministry praying, encouraging and loving on our community.

Bro. Jose's Favorite Treat: Macadamina Nut Cookies

Sis. Jac-Que's Favorite  Place Traveled: Puerto Rico

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Minister Roland Vara

Minister Roland has been serving faithfully at GTC for over 6 years. Bro. Roland serves teaching adult bible study on Wednesday evening's when called upon and is always ready to serve where the need arises throughout different ministries within the church.

Bro. Roland's Favorite Food:  Outlaw Ribeye from Longhorn Steakhouse 

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Minister Brian and Melissa Hill

Minister Brian & Melissa while living in Mustang, Oklahoma have a large part of their heart here in San Antonio. Loving G.T.C. and it's mission, owning a business and having family here makes San Antonio their second home.  Melissa is daughter to G.T.C. Founding Pastors Rodriguez. Rev. Brian & Melissa are the owners of Foundation Learning Center which is located at G.T.C.

Minister Brian's Favorite Food: Avocado

Melissa's Favorite Drink: Chick Fil A Sweet Tea