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Senior Pastor

Rev. Josh Whitfield

We officially welcomed Pastor Josh as Senior Pastor at Stoney Creek on September 2, 2018 and are excited to see where God will lead us! Pastor Josh received his Master of Divinity with Distinction and later his Doctor of Ministry from Campbell University Divinity School. He previously Pastored for 10 years at Deep Run OFWB Church. He and his wife Allison, a school teacher, have two children Jack and Abby.

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Associate Pastor

Rev. Barry Williamson

Pastor Barry was raised in North Carolina barbecue country and married into a family with a long history in the barbecue business. In addition to loving barbecue and having an intense passion for God's glory, he enjoys Harley-Davidson motorcycles, hiking, water sports, snow skiing and spending time with family and friends. Pastor Barry joined our ministerial staff in April 2003 and is an alumni of the University of Mount Olive, Columbia International University (Columbia Bible College) in Columbia, SC and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. His duties include the responsibilities of Interim Senior Pastor as well as responsibilities for visitation ministries, senior adult ministries, adult Sunday School ministries, preaching, teaching and counseling. His love for the Lord and his ability to relate to everyone makes him a great asset to Stoney Creek. Pastor Barry and his wife Lisa have three teenagers - David (at NCSU), and high schoolers Hannah and Daniel.

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Associate Pastor of Children

Rev. Joey Williams

Pastor Joey was raised in Eastern North Carolina and spent most of his youth years in Greenville. Pastor Joey was licenced to preach in 1991 and ordained in 1995. Prior to coming to Stoney Creek he served at 2 churches; First FWB Church of Greenville-- first as Youth Minister and later as Associate Pastor, and Rose Of Sharon Church in Bear Grass as Senior Pastor. He is an alumin of East Carolina University, Carolina Bible Institute and Mount Olive College. He began his work with us in November 2004. Pastor Joey has a great heart for children and is responsible for CreeKidz from birth through grade five. He has great plans and vision for our Children's Ministry to continue to grow. Pastor Joey loves sports such as football, soccer and racing (yes...according to him racing is a sport). He especially loves to spend time with his wife Kenya as they cheer for their kids playing soccer. Pastor Joey and his wife, Kenya, have four children: Hunter, Colin, Emily and Benjamin.

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Associate Pastor of Students

Rev. Anderson Barnes

Pastor Anderson was born and raised in Pikeville, North Carolina. He was licensed to preach at the age of 18 in 2010, he was ordained out of the Western Conference in 2013. Pastor Anderson has served in two churches during his ministry before coming to Stoney Creek. He served as youth pastor at Antioch Church in Pikevile, NC for 2 years during college and then served as Senior Pastor of New Sandy Hill Church in Bailey, NC for 5 years. Pastor Anderson is married to Danielle who teaches 2nd grade with Wayne County Public Schools. They have twin daughters Emma Claire and Sophia Grace who were born April 2017. Pastor Anderson is passionate about reaching the students of Stoney Creek Church and the community.

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Administrative Assistance & Financial Secretary

Lynn Thaxton

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Administrative Coordinator for Communications

Mary Beth Williams

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Maintenance Superintendent

Steve Pate

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