Our Shepherds, Ministry Leaders & Staff

Find out a little more about our leadership below.

Staff & Ministry Team

Randy Todd

Preaching Minister

Mike Bingham
Youth Minister
Mary Jo Cochrum


Trey Laminack
Children's Minister
Patricia Sayen


Rick Spear

Custodian & Deacon


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

Scott Chandler
Deacon of Missions
Ryan Dill
Deacon of Missions
Glenn Grant
Deacon of Growth Groups
Rob Helsel
Deacon of Security
Bryan Johnson
Deacon of Youth
Brad Lowry
Deacon of Missions
Teresa Stinson
Fellowship/Family Life
Glennell West
Grief Recovery
Joni Walker
Children's Nursery
Leisha Norwood
Women's Ministry
Teresa Stinson
Fellowship/Family Life