Ed has served as senior pastor of Central since March of 2000. A native from Seaboard, NC, he received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion and Christian Ministries from Campbell University and a Master of Divinity in Christian Education from Campbell University Divinity School. He and his wife, Christy, have three children, Daniel, T.W., and Hannah Grace.
Brandon joined our staff as the Executive Pastor in January 2017. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from East Carolina University and earned his Master of Arts in Christian Education and Doctor of Ministry degrees from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC. He and his wife, Gina, have three children, Katelyn, Joshua, and Madison.
Pastor Bill has been at Central since 2002. He received his B.A. from Carson Newman College and a Master of Divinity from Southern Seminary. Pastor Bill leads our Senior Adult Ministry and assists the Lead Pastor with pastoral care. Bill and his wife, Tina, have two children, Kerry and Kathy, and five grandchildren, Chase, Storm, Christopher, Heather, and Trey.
Evette has been serving at Central since 2001. She is a 1996 graduate of the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, NC, with a Master of Divinity in Christian Education, and a 1990 graduate of Appalachian State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Communications.
She is married to David and they have two sons, David James and Daniel, and one puppet, Mary Jane Wiggins. Evette enjoys movies, riding motorcycles, snow skiing, and gummy bears.
Jeff joined our staff as the Worship and Creative Arts Director in June 2016. He is a graduate of Five Towns College Music Education program, and has served in music ministry for over ten years. He and his wife Corinne have two sons, David James and Benjamin Thomas.
Janet has been a member of Central since 2008. During that time, she has served in various capacities from Girls in Action Director to Preschool Coordinator. She now serves as our Middle School Lay Coordinator. She and her husband, Corey, married in 1992 and they have two children, Megan and Alex. Janet enjoys crafts, spending time with her family and cooking.
Christy joined our staff as Pastoral Administrative Assistant in
November 2011. She currently serves as a Children’s Sunday School Director and serves as a Children’s Leader on Sunday nights. Christy and Ed, have been married for 23 years and have three children, Daniel, TW, and Hannah Grace.
Connie joined our staff as Financial Secretary in September 2007. She handles the bookkeeping and finances. She is a member of the Ambassadors Sunday Small Group and has been a member of Central since June 2007. Connie and her husband, Roland, have been married for 32 years and have four children, Susan, Chris, April and Naren.
Amy joined our staff as Secretary in March 2013. She currently serves as a Preschool infant Sunday School teacher. She has been a member of Central since October 2011. Amy and her husband, Fleming, have been married for 21 years and have four children, Caleb, Connor, Camryn and Caiden.
Dannie has been full-time Facilities Director since 2007. His job
consists of building maintenance, cleaning and grounds maintenance. Dannie and his wife, Jan, have been married 38 years. and have one daughter, Meredith, and two grandchildren.
Janine joined our staff as Preschool Director in April 2015. She is a graduate of Meredith College Early Childhood Development program. She has worked in the field of child care for over 20 years. In 2011 she was recognized as North Carolina’s Director of the Year. Janine and her husband, William, live in Rolesville, where they are involved in many ministries within their church and the community.
Lori is delighted to be on staff at Central Baptist Preschool since the Lord called her back to full time ministry in November 2011. She has been blessed to see Him move in so many ways through the transition from stay-at-home mom and through her time here, and she considers it an absolute joy and privilege to partner with Central Baptist Church in serving the children and families at the Center!