Leaders and Staff

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Rev. Cameron Lewis


Cameron Lewis accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of 12 years old in Bladen County after a revival service at Hickory Grove Baptist Church. He married his wife, Kelly, from Lumberton, in 2004, and they have three children: Noah, Anna, and Stephen. After serving in various ministries in Robeson and Bladen Counties, Cameron and his family served about 5 years with the North American Mission Board in Washington, VT. His family also served a year and a half with the International Mission Board in Uganda, Kenya, and South Sudan.  Cameron has a desire to strengthen the believers, make disciples, grow families spiritually, and reach all peoples with the Gospel.

Pastor Cameron and his family live in Bladen County and enjoy homesteading/hobby farming during their free time.

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Mark Herms

Music Director 

Mark Herms is our bivocational Music Director. He is passionate about leading people in worship and collaborating with others in this ministry. He is married to Kaylen and they have 3 children: Susanna, Weston, and Olivia. In his free time, Mark enjoys fishing, Huting, and being with his family.
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Linda Fox


Linda accepted Christ as Savior in 1987, and has served her church family in a variety of ways from nursery director to ladies group leader. She has spent time working in the corporate world and with non-profit organizations.

Jeff and Linda have been married since 2007 and between them they have 3 children, and 6 grandchildren. The most spoiled of the bunch are the two furry kids, AirPod(cat) and Maverick(dog). 

In addition to spending time with her loved ones, Linda enjoys reading, playing Hay Day, and watching Hallmark movies.

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Joanne Dew

Financial Assistant

Joanne has worked as an accountant for over 40 years. She has been employed by national and international firms, and also worked within her family's business. She has a Degree in Fine Arts from USC, and an Accounting Degree from LSU. 

She and her husband, Sandy, have 3 daughters, and 2 grandchildren. They live on a farm where they have enjoyed raising horses, and goats. 

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Jessica Congleton


Jessica is married to Steven, and a mother of three. Jessica is originally from Winnabow, and now lives in Riegelwood. She enjoys spending time at the beach, and homeschooling her three kids.

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Gary Wooten

Chairman of Deacons

Gary grew up attending church and accepted Christ as his Savior at the age of 13.  He serves our church in many capacities including as Chairman of Deacons.  

Gary has a passion for discipling youth in a growing relationship with Christ by teaching Sunday School and assisting with church youth activities.

Gary has been married to his wife, Ann, since 1975 and God has blessed them with 2 children, and 4 grandchildren. 

Gary recently retired, and loves fishing and everything outdoors.