About the Elders

The elders oversee the worship, fellowship, witness, education, mission and ministry of the church. The elders model and teach biblical godliness, equip the saints for the work of the ministry, shape policy, pray, teach, uphold doctrine, oversee church discipline and shepherd the flock.

From among the elders, fifteen shall serve as the Elder Leadership Team (ELT), elders selected to fill the leadership role of the elders. Eight of these elders shall be lay elders and seven shall be pastoral elders. The Elder Leadership team leads and shepherds the church body in all decision-making matters. 

Elder currently serving as the Elder Leadership Team are:

Pastoral Elders
Alex Kennedy, Chair
Clay Barnes '18
Jay Hancock '18
Lem LeRoy '18
Jon Freeman '19
Patrick McCrory '19
Tim Wishon '19

Lay Elders
Don Spain '18
Andy Tarr '18
Kermit Erickson '19
Kevin Hurst '19
Charles Cranford '20
Bill Bazemore '20
Jim Bailer '21
Chip Salter '21