Don Ross was an elder at Traders Point Christian Church and was involved in the decision to plant Common Ground out of the that body nearly 20 years ago. He began attending Common Ground in 1999 and immediately began serving as an elder. He has also led house churches and has taught in the children’s ministry. He and his wife Laurie have been married for 35 years and have seven children; Timothy is the youngest, in middle school, and still at home. Don and Laurie also have 8 grandchildren.