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.  

Miles Nelson

Campus Pastor - North County Campus

Miles was born and raised in the Northern California. God grabbed him and saved him at the age of 17 while attending Mt. Gilead Bible Camp. After receiving his B.S. in Business Marketing from Sonoma State, he and his wife Hannah moved to SLO in 2008. Miles continued his education and received his Graduate Studies Diploma from Western Seminary in 2015. After almost moving to Oregon, twice, God called the Nelsons to stay in SLO and called Miles to be the GraceYouth Pastor in March 2014.

After serving GraceYouth for 3 years, Miles began serving Grace Central Coast as the College and Growth Groups Pastor in May 2017. After 5 years in student ministry, he became the Campus Pastor for Grace North County in Spring 2019. As Campus Pastor he shepherds the people of Grace in the North County and helps oversee the week in and week out operations of the campus.

Miles has been married to Hannah since June 2008 and they have 4 boys, Luke, Caleb, Seth and Silas. He loves short walks on the beach as he heads out to surf or watch his sons boogie board. He also loves anything outdoors, skateboarding, board games, playing music and eating good Mexican food.