Joanna Hargrove was born and raised in S. Korea until she was 10, at which time, her family moved to California. She came to faith during her freshmen year in college, leaving the Catholic faith to begin her relationship with Christ.

In 1993, she met and married Carl at Grace Community Church. Carl was sent out to plant a church in the LA area. Thirteen years later he was called to revitalize a church also in the LA area. They worked in this church for 7 years and returned to GCC in 2014. Carl is an Elder and leads Grace Advance, a program which provides pastoral leadership for developing churches. He is the pastor of the Doulos fellowship group. He is also on the staff of TMS, as the Director of Placement and Alumni Relations. The Hargrove's have 5 children and currently reside in Canyon Country.

Joanna has over thirty years of ministry experience with women and children. She considers it a privilege to be a pastor's wife and loves ministering to her husband and children. In her spare time, she enjoys discipling younger women.