Ministry Staff

Our Ministry Staff lead the day to day operations across our three Grace Central Coast campuses, under the leadership of our Elder Team.  We value and celebrate the plurality of our leadership, both for making decisions and enjoying ministry together.  

Ben Collins

Campus Pastor - Five Cities Campus

Ben grew up at Grace Central Coast and after serving as the Jr. High Director for 3 years he travelled to Minneapolis where he received his MDiv and ThM from Bethlehem College and Seminary. After finishing his MDiv, he worked as a professor at Bethlehem College for two years teaching in the Christian Worldview Integrated Curriculum before returning to Grace Central Coast with his wonderful wife, Erica, to lead the launch of Grace5Cities, Grace Central Coast's second campus. Ben & Erica live in Grover Beach, have one son and are expecting their second child and they are thrilled to see what God has in store for Grace5Cities!