Rev. Chester "Chet" Smith - Interim Pastor
Rev. Smith graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina with a Master of Divinity degree in 1970. He retired as full time pastor in 2007 after serving 43 years as a Minister Of The Gospel.
Minister to Students and Young Adults
Jeffery Poythress - Interim Director of Children and Youth - Jeff attended Longwood College from 1985 - 1989 and received a dual major in History and Political Science as well as a minor in sociology. He went into banking and was very active in his church performing roles such as Deacon, Sunday School Director, Sound Man, Finance Committee and leading an inner-city mission team where I developed a passion for working with kids and teens. He also understand the challenges of balancing family, career and my personal and community relationship with God. Jeff received his calling to go into ministry and began working on his Masters of Divinity, which he completed in 2014. He has a passion for helping people come to know Christ and to then help them to strengthen and grow in their relationship with our Lord and with their fellow believers.
Craig Simpson, Minister of Wellness and Recovery -- email@example.com
Mary Pollard, Church Administrator -- firstname.lastname@example.org
Pam Burris, Receptionist and Assistant Secretary -- email@example.com
Ray Johnson, Sexton
Tim Fearnow, CLC Sexton
Danny Minton, Interim Music Director and organist
Maria Yefimova, Pianist
Children's Learning Center Staff:
Kristi Bowles, Director
Carolyn Hardison, Assistant Director