SENIOR PASTOR, GRACE CITY CHURCH
FOUNDER, ECHO CONFERENCE
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Christina Gard and her husband, Andrew, are the Senior Pastors of Grace City Church, a church in the heart of Lakeland, Florida. Originally from Tacoma, Washington, Christina met Andrew on a blind date at Northwest University and married him in 2005. They’ve been in full-time ministry since. In 2015, they planted Grace City Church, where thousands have since made decisions to follow Jesus. They’ve launched local and global ministries, generously supported missions, and blessed many through Grace City Music. Christina also founded Echo Conference, a yearly women’s conference hosted by Grace City Church. She has master’s degrees in Ministry, Human Services, Marriage and Family Therapy, and a Ph.D. in Psychology. In 2018, they welcomed miracle twins Justice and Adriana. They are grateful for what God has done and believe the best is still to come.
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Christina Gard and her husband, Andrew, are the Senior Pastors of Grace City Church, a church in the heart of Lakeland, Florida. Christina is also the Founder of Echo Conference, an annual event dedicated to empowering and equipping women from coast to coast. She holds master’s degrees in Ministry, Human Services, and Marriage and Family Therapy, along with a Ph.D. in Psychology. In 2018, their family expanded with the arrival of miracle twins Justice and Adriana.