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Westminster Staff

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The Rev. Roger Grandia began serving Westminster on Feb. 1, 2019, after being called by the Pastor Nominating Committee. 

Pastor Roger has over thirty years of ordained pastoral ministry. He has served two congregations as an installed pastor, one congregation as a Redevelopment Pastor, and ten as a Specialized Transitional Minister. He also is a consultant for Blessing Point Ministries. 


Pastor Roger's hobbies include: spending time with family, sports, gardening, and doing various kinds of art (pottery, chalk talks, pastels, pencil portraits, watercolor painting, calligraphy, woodworking, cartooning, caricatures). He has enjoyed using art in ministry, and has, over the last 35 years, been privileged to speak at graduation ceremonies, churches, camps, conferences, jails, as well as at various other events.

Pastor Roger and his wife, Jill, have four children and three grandchildren between them. Pastor Roger is originally from Oskaloosa, IA and went to Central College in Pella.

He looks forward to meeting all of you when you "come home" to Westminster.

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Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Lisa joined the staff at Westminster in January 2023. Lisa was born and raised in Cedar Rapids. She is no stranger to office management. Lisa spent seven years as office administrator for her church in Florida. She is excited to apply her skills and experience to Westminster. When she isn't spending her time with God and the church she is spending time with her family. She has three children and two grandchildren that are her pride and joy. Lisa also likes to hike, kayak, camp, travel and read Christian fiction.

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Connie Adams


Connie joined the staff Westminster in February 2024.  Connie has been a Cedar Rapids resident for over twenty years, she has run her own local business for sixteen years, after teaching instrumental music education for nineteen years.  She enjoys spending time with her husband and her daughter, as well as their five dogs.  In addition to following her daughter to marching band, color guard, and drum corps competitions, she spends a lot of time camping and participating in dog sports with her family.

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