Reverend Troy Lynn Carr
Senior Pastor - Grace UMC Seattle
Bishop Elaine Stanovsky appointed Rev. Troy Lynn Carr, as pastor of Grace United Methodist Church, Seattle, Washington July 1, 2018. Rev. Troy Lynn Carr served BrynMawr United Methodist Church in South Seattle from 2016 -2018. Rev. Carr holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Social Work from Roberts Wesleyan College,Rochester NY, a Masters of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary (now UnitedTheological Seminary), Gettysburg, PA,
Carr is humbly honored to be elected to serve as a new board member with the ChurchCouncil of Greater Seattle, where she will serve with the committee on communityengagement. Rev. Carr is an ordained Itinerant Elder in the AME tradition.
Director of Music
Danete is a highly regarded collaborative pianist who accompanies vocalists, instrumentalists and choirs extensively. She is currently the choral pianist and Music Director at Grace United Methodist Church, accompanist for the Lucinda Maxey Vocal studio, and choral accompanist for The Boeing Employees Choir as well as Cora Voce.
A native of Washington, Danete began playing the piano at age five. She graduated from Western Washington University with a Bachelor’s of Music degree in Piano Performance.
Her accompanying credits have ranged far and wide.