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Holly Clark

Administrative Assistant to the Lead Pastor

Holly grew up in Woodstock, Illinois, but considers herself a naturalized Texan. She graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree and has over fifteen years experience as a legal assistant. She recently relocated to Houston from San Antonio with her husband Tm and is excited to be using her administrative and organizational skills at The Story Houston.


Nathan Bonnes

Worship Leader - Evening, Bluegrass Service

Lauren Duke

Coordinator of Family Discipleship

Lauren was born and raised in Houston and is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Information & Operations Management. She met her husband Brandon at Texas A&M, and they moved to New York City for an eight-year adventure. Their daughter was born there before they returned home to Houston in 2014. Lauren is excited to serve The Story Houston and its community of families!


Melissa Erwin

Prayer and Care Ministries Coordinator

Melissa is from Oregon, and had a brief stint in in Nashville, Tennessee before calling Houston her home.  She attended Vanderbilt University and graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Cognitive Studies.  It is there that she met her Texan, who convinced her that Houston was the place to plant her roots.  The Story Houston is home for Melissa, Nick and their four children.  Melissa is humbled to serve through The Story and is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus Christ with others.


Josh Fortney

Sound Production

Katie Garoni

Wedding Coordinator

Katie Garoni was born and raised in Houston, but spent her college years in San Antonio and a semester abroad in Florence. She graduated from Trinity University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration & Communications. Trinity is also where she met the love of her life, Kyle Garoni, whom she married two years after they graduated.  Katie loves calling Houston home and spends as much of her free time as she can with her family, which includes her incredible husband and two of the sweetest fur babies you’ll ever meet, Penny and Lucy. Katie has been in the Event Industry for five years now, and is excited to bring her experience in this field to her role as The Story’s wedding coordinator.


Ryan Gripon

Production Assistant

Adrian Michael

Worship Leader - Morning Services

Julie Mirlicourtois

Video Producer

Everyone has a story; every story matters to God.

It’s more than just a catchy slogan. It’s what we believe. Everyone has a story to tell, and one of the best ways to tell a good story is through the power of video. Julie brings years of production experience with “The Oprah Winfrey Show,” CBS’s “The Early Show” and “Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer”, among others.. If you have a story to tell, Julie would love to hear from you: Share Your Story.


Haylea Nguyen

Office Administrator

Haylea grew up in Sachse, Texas, but spent her college years in College Station where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications & Journalism from Texas A&M University. She moved to Houston after getting married 3 years ago and she and her husband have now set roots and built a community here. She loves people and is excited to use her gifts in organization, communication and event planning for the betterment of The Story Houston community.


Jaime Titus

Worship Arts Coordinator

Jaime grew up in Columbia, Missouri, but completed her Bachelor of Music degree at Luther College, and a Masters of Music and Doctorate of Musical Arts at The Ohio State University in Columbus. She lived in Kansas City for 11 years where she served on the music faculty at Avila University, the Director of Music Ministries at Grace United Methodist Church in Olathe, and maintained a large private flute and piano studio. She moved to Houston in January 2016 with her husband, Matt, and 2 children, Olivia and Elliot. Jaime is passionate about music ministry and bringing people closer to God through music.