Our Shepherds, Ministry Leaders & Staff

Find out a little more about our leadership below.


Dal Jackson

Dal Jackson and his wife, Debra, were married in 1979 and have 1 daughter and 2 grandsons. Dal began serving as a shepherd in 2014 and currently works in the areas of Missions, Benevolence and Finance.

James Cochrum

James Cochrum and his wife Mary Jo were married at Woodland West in 1983 and have attended here since that time. They have 3 children and 6 grandchildren. James joined the shepherd team in 2014 and works in the areas of Children's, Youth and Facilities ministries.

James Varney

James Varney, a native of Liberia, came to the US in 1976 after working for the Liberian government. He married his wife, Tommie, in 1978 and together they have 3 sons and 3 grandsons. James has been a shepherd of the Youth, Facilities, and Finance ministries since 2002.

Phil Pendergraft

Phil Pendergraft and his wife, Terri, married in 1981 and have 2 children and 2 granddaughters. Phil has been a shepherd since 2002 and currently works in the Education, Seniors and Family Life ministries. He travels periodically to Ecuador and Ukraine to work with churches there.

Tom Norwood

Tom Norwood and his wife, Leisha, were married in 1985 and have 3 sons. Tom began serving as a shepherd in 2014 and currently works in the areas of Men’s, Seniors, Young Adults and Worship ministries.

Staff & Ministry Team

Randy Todd

Preaching Minister

Mike Bingham
Youth & Family Minister
Trey Laminack
Children & Family Minister
Mary Jo Cochrum


Jerry Ellis

Facilities Manager & Deacon

Patricia Sayen


Rick Spear

Custodian & Deacon