David Elschlager has ministered at GPC since he joined the church thirty-five years ago. He has served in many capacities: Sunday School teacher, youth group leader, worship team member, and sometimes, chief chili cook. He has been an elder for the congregation for at least twenty-five years. As a leader in the church, David is passionate about guiding the congregation into worship of the Lord and helping to develop an organizational plan to serve more effectively. He and his wife, Tina, have raised three children and now the family also includes a daughter-in-law, two sons-in-law, and five beautiful grandchildren.