Rev. Mike Pope
Spouse: Susan Pope
Children:Daniel Pope and Rebekah Blair
Education: Auburn University and Asbury Theological Seminary
Favorite Pastime: Golf
Favorite Book: The Bible
Passion in Life: Preaching the Gospel
Interesting Fact: I was a coach for 8 years before answering God’s call to ministry.
Pastor Jake Barrett
Spouse: Ellen Barrett
Children: Gracie, John David, Will, and Sam
Education: UAB and Memphis Theological Seminary
Favorite Pastime: Hangin’ with my wife and kids. Playing my guitar and singing.
Favorite Books: The Bible and Captivated by Shannon Form Passion in Life : Seeking Revival
Interesting Fact: I find most cheese disgusting, with the acceptation of mozzarella (pizza cheese). But I “love" mom, sports, and apple pie!
Future Spouse: Julia Sansom
Education: Huntingdon College
Favorite Pastime: Basketball
Favorite Book: The Bible
Passion in Life: Reaching students with the gospel
Interesting Fact: Julia and I have the same birthday!
Director of Children's and Communications
Spouse : Jamie
Children: Mary-Grace & Bret
Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Favorite Pastime: Traveling with my family.
Favorite Book(s): The Jesus Story Book Bible and Miss Nelson is Missing.
Passion in Life: Giving Kids Jesus.
Interesting Fact: I married my Junior High Sweetheart!
Pastor of Visitation
Spouse: Pam Irons - married 36 years
Children: Three sons and daughter-in-loves and six grandchildren:
Derek and Leslie Irons, Luke, Alex and Kate
Deron and Katie Irons, Maggie
Daryl and Haley Irons, Cleat and Cale
Interesting Fact: Retired from 35 years in pastoral ministry
Favorite Pastime: Reading and attending sporting events
Favorite Book: Bible
Passion: Pastoring God's people
Director of Missions
Spouse: Diana Jeffreys
Children: 3 daughters and 12 grandchildren
Interesting Fact: Served 6 years in the US Navy, Retired from Spalding Sports World Wide Golf Division, Part-owner of a Golf Course 1980-1990 and built 6 homes and remodeled 9 homes.
Favorite Pastime: Lake Activities, Golf and Building things
Favorite Book:Bible and books wrttien by Max Lucado
Billy and Ginny Hughes
Worship Leaders: Blended and Traditional Services
Children: Lauren and Alec
(Billy) University of Montevallo-Bachelor of Music Education/Bachelor of Science in Driver and Traffic Safety with double minor in English and sociology
(Ginny) Bachelor of Science in Music Education - University of Alabama
(Billy) working in the yard, reading,
(Ginny) Crafting, Netflix
(Billy) James Patterson Novels, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee, Alas Babylon by Pat Frank, Louis L’Amour novels (of which I have an extensive leather bound collection), The Living Bible
(Ginny) Anything written by Anne George Billy and I have a long running joke - he will ask if I’ve read a certain book and I’ll answer that I saw the movie.
(Billy) Teaching, Coaching young adults, helping others discover happiness in their lives despite their personal circumstances, Family
(Ginny) Teaching others to use their God given talents, Family
(Billy) At one time I owned several horses, approaching 600 match wins as a wrestling coach, love to travel
(Ginny) I was a soloist with the New Orleans Symphony in College. I wanted to dance and sing on Broadway until I taught my first choir class while observing in college.
Children: Dalton, Bailey and Kaylon
Favorite Book (s): Not necessarily my favorite, but I did enjoy Weird : Because Normal Isn't Working and Same Kind of Different as Me
Passion in Life: My kids. I’m so proud of the people they have become. It’s exciting to see the Lord working through them.
Interesting Fact: I’m not that interesting but I never thought I would be where I am today. I was a full time Realtor for 4 years.
Spouce: Ben Peoples
Children: Harrison, Morgan and Charlee Anne
Education: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Favorite Book: Unglued by Lysa Terkeurst
Passion in Life: Trying to raise my children to love Jesus and others.
Interesting Fact: I lived in Spain for three years while my husband was active duty and my son was born there.
Spouse: Brad Hodges
Children: Riley & Evan
Education: Virginia College/Interior Design
Favorite Pastime: Spending time at the lake with my family and painting.
Passion in Life: I have found my passion in life through serving others. God is opening up my eyes to who HE wants me to be through each person that comes into my life and situation that I face. I have found once you let go of your life and give it ALL to God and listen to what he wants you to do each day (even if it is out of your comfort zone), he will transform you into more than you can ever imagine! The greatest joy in life is to help someone that you know can never repay you.
Spouse: Matt Attaway
Children: Jackson and Charla Grace
Interesting Fact: I’m a Registered Nurse
Favorite Pastime: Crafting
Favorite Book: The Bible
Passion: I love being a mom. I feel so blessed that someone actually calls me ‘mom’. My passion is to teach my children how to really love the Lord with their whole heart. My favorite quote from Andy Stanley is “Your greatest contribution to the kingdom of God may not be something you do, but someone you raise” WOW!! That speaks volumes to me.
Child Enrichment Center Director
Children: Chris, Kimberly, Burnon, Preston
Interesting Fact: Has worked in Child Care for 35 years with the last 19 years here at Child Enrichment Center
Favorite Pastime: being with my 4 grandchildren and crocheting for others
Favorite Book(s): Books on prayer and Christain romance
Passion: for children to know that Jesus loves them and will be with them as they grow up.