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.

Deacons & Ministry Leaders

Brad Lowry
Missions Deacon
Bryan Johnson
Youth Deacon
Glenn Grant
Growth Groups Deacon
Jan Wilhelm
Hearts and Hands Deacon
Rob Helsel
Security Deacon
Ryan Dill
Missions Deacon
Scott Chandler
Missions Deacon
Andrea Todd
Geneva Cartwright
Funeral Meals
Glennell West
Grief Recovery
Joni Walker
Lauren Dill
Leisha Norwood
Women's Ministry
Mark Roath
Mart Ratliff
Adult Education
Phyllis Hay
Hearts and Hands
Sabra Ellis
Teresa Stinson
Fellowship/Family Life
Tony & Holly Chandler
Marriage Ministry
Tracy Pequeno
Pew Cards

Staff & Ministry Team

Jerry Ellis

Facilities Manager & Deacon

Mary Jo Cochrum


Mike Bingham
Youth Minister
Patricia Sayen


Randy Todd

Preaching Minister

Rick Spear

Custodian & Deacon

Trey Laminack
Children's Minister