Ministry Team

ELDERS

Dennis Darville

Preaching & Leadership

Dennis grew up in McComb, Mississippi where a close walk with Christ was modeled by parents and grandparents. He and LeeAnne were married in 1981, They have been blessed with two children. Their daughter, Joanna, is married to Joe and they have given Dennis and LeeAnne two of the greatest grandchildren in the world, JP and Rosie. Their son, Jonathan is married to Jillian. Dennis graduated from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2007 with a Master of Divinity degree. Dennis has served in many capacities and roles throughout his years in vocational ministry. In addition to his love for the study of God's word, Dennis enjoys reading, a good cup of coffee, and playing golf.

Tim Griffin

Discipleship & Education

Tim is a native of Rocky Mount, and was blessed to be raised in a Christian home (his dad came to know Christ while his mom was expecting him!). He is blessed to have Christ, by His Spirit, take the gospel shared and graciously apply it to him personally. He attended Bible college and later received an MDiv in Advanced Biblical Studies from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2006. Tim married (way above himself) his wife, Luette, in 1986. They have four sons -- Parker, with his wife, Sara, and their son, Knox; Louis, with his wife, Jordan; Langley; and Graham. The many years of service in vocational ministry before, during, and after seminary have been Tim and Luette’s joy.

Brad Bobbitt

Brad grew up in nearby Tarboro, attending First Baptist Church, Tarboro for as far back as he can remember. It was there that he first heard of and received the grace of God through Christ. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with a BS in Business Administration. Brad and his wife, Jan have been married since 1972, and have been blessed with three children and "the greatest seven grandchildren in the world". The family moved to Rocky Mount in 1985. Brad retired in 2015 after leading a family business, Super Flame Gas Company, for thirty years. He has been involved in various aspects of church leadership, having taught God's Word for many years and being ordained as a deacon in 1982. Brad also served as the men's teaching leader for Bible Study Fellowship for fourteen years. He enjoys spending time with family and traveling. He states that he "continues to marvel at God's grace that allows him to serve the body of Christ, and especially here at C3".

Gerry Felton

Gerry is a native of Rocky Mount having lived here his entire life except for 3 years in Kansas City.  He graduated from East Carolina University with a BS in Business Administration.  He worked for Sprint for 20 years and then entered the banking industry  in 1999 where he now works for PNC in Bank Operations.  

He has been married to his wife Susan for more than 35 years and they have 4 married sons, Gerry with wife Shaina, Matthew with wife Natalie, Andrew with wife Melissa and Timothy with wife Allison.  They are blessed with 10 grandchildren with # 11 on the way!  Gerry loves spending time with his family and his grandkids are the joy of his life.  He enjoys many hobbies, including golf, running, shooting, yard work...anything outside! Gerry loves spending time reading and studying God's word and is excited to serve at C3. 

Jeff Hedgepeth

Jeff was born and raised in Rocky Mount. He has been married to his wonderful wife, Teresa, for more than 40 years. Together they have raised three sons – Ben, Joel and Michael – and are proud grandparents of Benjamin, Jr. and Etta…with at least one more grandchild on the way! Jeff’s passion is studying and teaching the Word of God. He is currently involved in training house church pastors and leaders in Cuba. He and Teresa consider themselves incredibly blessed to be called to be a part of God’s family and used to represent Him.

JACK HEIM

COUNSELING 

A native of Grand Haven, Michigan, Jack moved to Rocky Mount in 2010. After receiving a Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Church Music degrees, Jack worked as a choir and band director in Christian schools for 22 years. He has also served as music /worship pastor at 3 previous churches. Currently Jack owns and operates Sykes Instrument Repair. He married his wife, Joy in 1986 they have two married children --- Abbie, with her husband Micah; and John, his wife Catie. Jack not only loves music but also enjoys cycling and motorsports.

MINISTRY DIRECTORS

Mike Avery

Youth & Children

Mike grew up in Durham, NC in a Christ-filled home and is the oldest of three siblings. He graduated from NC State University in 1995 and in 1998 from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Mike and his wife Allison have been married since 1996 and have four children: Alissa, Katie, Meg, and John. They have lived and served in full-time ministry in Rocky Mount since 1996.


LOUIS GRIFFIN

MUSIC & WORSHIP

Louis was born and raised in Rocky Mount, NC. He received his Bachelor degree from N.C. State University in Communication and History and is currently pursuing an M.Div. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Louis has been married to his beautiful wife, Jordan, since November of 2014. He and Jordan have answered God's call to gospel ministry and are so thankful to be serving Christ and His church in the city of Rocky Mount.

Jonathan Tyndall (JT)

Campus Ministry

Jonathan was raised in Rocky Mount, NC. He earned a B.S. in Sports Studies in 2010 from East Carolina University. After seeing first-hand the impact a thriving and healthy college ministry can have on students, he began to sense the call to college ministry. Upon graduating from ECU, he began working in full-time campus ministry. He is enrolled at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary where he is in process of obtaining an M.Div. in Christian Apologetics. He married his wife, Lori in 2014, and they have two daughters, Kylie and Peyton.

ADMINISTRATION

Kayla Dozier

Kayla grew up in Los Angeles, California, as the second oldest of her parents' four children. After marrying her husband, Brent, in 2009, she moved to Rocky Mount. Kayla has had the privilege to work professionally in the service of Christ in a variety of places and capacities since 2002. She counts it a great honor and joy to serve the congregation, elders, and staff of CCC.