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Pastor Matt Clayton

Pastor Matt has been our Senior Pastor since June of 2013. He is a graduate of Southeastern Theological Seminary and served as a missionary with the IMB for 14 years in Central Asia.

Pastor Matt and his wife, Christine, have a daughter, Victoria, who is a student at the University of South Florida, a son, Joshua, who is a sophomore in High School and plays guitar for the worship team, and they have one foster child.  Pastor Matt loves rooting for the Florida Gators and the Philadelphia Eagles.

“Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen.”

- Ephesians 3:20-21

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Pastor Michael Hornback

Pastor Michael has been our Associate Pastor of Youth and Worship since 2015. He is a graduate of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and is also a Chaplain in the Army National Guard.

Pastor Michael and his wife, Ambar, have two small sons, Christopher and Caleb. As a family, they are passionate about seeing youth become committed followers of Jesus Christ.

"So, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God."

- 1 Corinthians 10:31

 

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Melissa Roberts

Miss Melissa has been our Director of Childhood Education since 2002. She oversees our Weekday Education Ministry and our Children's Sunday School. She also teaches during our Wednesday night Kingdom Kids program.

Melissa and her husband, John, have 4 children. She is passionate about sharing the love of God with children as the "future adults to whom we will be handing the torch."

"For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels, nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the lof of God in Christ Jesus our Lord."

- Romans 8:38-39

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Barbara Jones

Miss Barbara has been serving our church since 1995 and has been a member since 1991. She is currently the Pastor's Secretary and bookkeeper. She also has responsabilities in housekeeping, Sunday School and Kingdom Kids.

She has a daughter, two sons and 6 grandchildren.

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

- Philippians 4:13

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Monica Meredith

Miss Monica has been a member of our church since 1996 and began serving as the receptionist and secretarial assistant in 2006. She serves our church in most of our administrative needs and assists in any other way she can. She even sings on the praise team. Furthermore, she is usually the first person you will come in contact with when visiting or calling us, and she is always ready to assist you.

The Lord has blessed her with two daughters and three grandchildren.

"Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, and He will make straight your paths."

- Proverbs 3:5-6

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Ronnie Fisher

Mr. Ronnie began working as our Building Operations Manager this year, but has been a member since 1977. He is responsible for all of the maintenance and grounds upkeep.

He and his wife, Sandy, have 2 children and 5 grandchildren.

"And [Jesus] said to him, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'"

- Matthew 22:37

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Auralee Payne

Miss Auralee is our church housekeeper. She has been a member since 1984. She serves God and our church by helping us maintain a clean and healthy environment.

God has blessed her with 5 children, 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.

"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me."

- Philipians 4:13