Jimmy Hallford PhotoJimmy Hallford, Senior Pastor

Pastor Jimmy Hallford came to Woodland West (now Grace) Baptist Church, September 1, 2005. Prior to coming here he served two other churches. Having served in only three churches, Pastor Jimmy has experienced what few others can say; in all three churches he has experienced and led out in three separate church re-locations. Prior to taking on the senior role at Woodland West, Pastor Jimmy served 22 years working extensively with all age groups as a church staff member and associate pastor. To view Pastor Jimmy’s biographical information, go to the Pastor’s Page or click here. Pastor Jimmy has been married to Angela Skiles Hallford since 1987 and has two children: Drew (1990) and Jessica (1998).




Brett Patterson, Music Pastor

Brett Patterson is the Music Pastor at Grace (since 2007). Brett was born and raised in Arlington, Texas where he still lives. He graduated from Mansfield High School in 2001. Brett graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2009. He graduated with his Masters degree in Theology from LBU. He has been leading worship with youth and college singles, and teaching guitar for over 10 years. His passion is to serve the Lord and reach the lost as God sees fit. His goal is to organize a balanced worship service centered on the will of God. Brett is married to Sarah Patterson. They have 4 beautiful children, Hallie Kate, Carter, and the Twins (Adalae and Elliott).