Staff

Pastor – Grover Blackburn

Grover has served as pastor of Angier Baptist Church since March of 1994. His work focuses on leading the church to discern and pursue its mission, preaching, teaching, and providing pastoral care. He is a graduate of Campbell University (B.A., Religion), Southeastern (M. Div), Duke (CPE), and Wake Forest-Babcock School  (CM). He was married to Rebecca (Becky) Long Blackburn for 36 years and has three children. Jonathan graduated from Campbell University in 2005 and has served overseas in a variety of mission and ministry opportunities.  Hunter graduated from Appalachian State University and is married to Sally Parker. They now reside in Raleigh, NC and are the proud parents of Holden.   His daughter Lauren graduated from Campbell University and is married to Spencer Huggins, living in Winston Salem, NC.

Associate Pastor – Allison Collier

Allison began her ministry with Angier Baptist Church in February 2005. She recieved her BA from Campbell University in 2005 and her M.Div from Campbell University Divinity School in 2008. Along with her husband, Jared, they strive to create an atmosphere that is conducive to studying the Bible, deepening our faith, and discipling students to walk in the way that Jesus taught, all in a fun and loving environment. Allison is the proud mother of Josiah Michael Collier and Liam Foster Collier.

Administrative Assistant – Lynne Wilkerson

Lynne Wilkerson began her ministry at Angier Baptist In April of 2010. She enjoys planting flowers in the garden, socializing with friends, playing with animals, and spending time with her husband Troy and son Duncan. In the past Lynne has served as a meeting planner with great coordinating skills, organization, and administrative tasks.

Custodian/Grounds Keeper – Tom Cochrane

Tom has worked at Angier Baptist Church since 1999. He does a great job and is loved by everyone. He willingly gives of his time and talents to keep the church looking beautiful each day. He lives with his wife Joanne and enjoys spending time with his children and grandchildren.

Children’s Minister – Kim East

Kim East

Kim East serves as Children’s Minister to Kindergarten through 5th grade. Kim works with the RA’s, GA’s, and Mission Friends and the children’s Sunday School Department as well as Kids for Christ and helping out with local projects and food drives. She lives here in Angier with her husband Mike and her two daughters – Jessica and Kayla.

Choir Director – Barbara Hudson

Barbara has enjoyed service at Angier Baptist since 1995. In addition to the Chancel Choir, she directs 2 hand bell choirs and the senior adult (Golden Gems). She received Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music from UNC-Greensboro and has taught in Campbell University’s Music Department since 1985. Married to Chris since 1987, Barbara is proud to be the mother of Alex, Zadok and Carrie Anna.

Accompanist – Nancy Oakes

Nancy Oakes Staff 2015Nancy Oakes has served Angier Baptist for many years as the accompanist on the organ.  She and her husband Wayne live in Fuquay Varina, NC and have three children.  They enjoy spending time with their grandchildren and relaxing at home.

Daycare Director – Kitty Stanfield

PJD_8457 Kitty has served the Angier Baptist Church Daycare as director for over 13 years.  Her dedication and love for all of the children in the center is apparent everyday. Kitty has her NC Early Childhood Credentials, NC Early Childhood Administrative Credential, CPR/First Aid Certified, SIDS Training, BSAC Training, Fire Safety Training, and Playground Safety Training.  She is the devoted wife of PGI Reliability Engineer Johnathan Stanfield and loving mother to 21 year old William (Jay) and is the proud daughter of Jewel Jackson and youngest of five children.

Overcomer’s Director – Chris Hockaday

Chris Hockaday Deacon 2015 Chris has served for several years as the director of the area’s Overcomer’s group.  This ministry meets weekly and reaches families that deal with addictions and grief in the surrounding communities.  He is married to his beautiful wife Regina.