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About Us

Our Staff


Married to Gary

Mom to three grown children: Chris, Joshua, & Katie

Nana to Riley and Gage

Graduate of Pfeiffer University (Religion & Christian Education) & Hood Theological Seminary (Masters of Divinity)

Favorite Past Time: Traveling, Reading, Kayaking & Family Time

Interesting Fact: Frank, her pug follows to work most days


Ashley Blackmon

Preschool Director

Married to Nathan

Mom to Carter, Caroline and Charlotte. (Carter & Caroline are twins!)

Graduate of UNC Chapel Hill

Favorite Past Time: Playing outside with her kids, and gardening

Favorite Book: Time to Kill

Passion in Life: Her family, and watching preschoolers grow and learn

Interesting Fact: She married her next door neighbor - yes, it was Nathan!


Married to Aaron for 34 years

Mom to two grown children: Darin, and Katie

Grandma to Reece

Graduate of University of NC at Charlotte

Favorite Past Time: Reading

Interesting Fact: She is an only child, took flying lessons, and loves to travel


Chris Keener

Praise Team


Lynn Poteate

Children's Ministry Director


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