Leadership

Pastors & Staff

Rev. Thomas H. Allen

Senior Pastor

Thomas began his ministry at Angier Baptist in June of 2019. A graduate of Campbell University Divinity School, Thomas is committed to teaching the Word of God and sharing God’s love with everyone. Thomas believes that the gift of conversation is one of the greatest gifts God has given us and he welcomes each opportunity to share with the people around him. He has served churches in North Carolina and Florida, and he most recently served as Pastor at First Baptist Church, Rowland, NC. Thomas and his wife, Ashley, have 3 children, Julianne, Adelaide, and Mack. In his free time, he is probably with his family but you also might find him cheering on his undergraduate Alma mater, Wake Forest University, as well as watching sports of all kinds.

Rev. Kim East

Associate Pastor of Children and Families

Kim was called to Angier Baptist Church as the Associate Pastor of Children and Families in June 2022.   Kim began serving as Children’s Minister in 2008 for our youngest members birth-5th grade. She earned a Master of Faith and Leadership Formation Degree at Campbell University Divinity School in May of 2021 and was Ordained as a Minister in September of 2021.   Kim is looking forward to growing and building relationships with families as well as continuing her love of  watching the children grow in their faith.   Kim is also involved in community  projects such as Buddy Backpack,  the local Food Pantry and other outreach programs.  She lives in Angier with her husband Mike  and has two beautiful daughters – Jessica and Kayla.
 

DJ Byers

Youth Minister

DJ began his ministry at Angier Baptist Church in November of 2021 . He graduated with a Bachelors in General Ministries at Mid-Atlantic Christian University and has grown a passion in helping students develop their relationship with Christ.  He has served at different youth camps such as Deep Impact where he learned how to better minister youth and teach them about who Jesus is and what he came to do. DJ believes that one of the most important things in student ministry is practicing active listening to provide a safe place where youth can feel heard and feel welcome to ask questions.  In his free time DJ loves to sing and play music on his guitar as well as use his gift to worship and lead others in worship. 

Chris Hockaday

Overcomers Director

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


Barbara Hudson

Music Minister

Barbara has enjoyed service at Angier Baptist since 1995. In addition to the Chancel Choir, she directs 2 hand bell choirs and the praise group along with our Golden Gems special choirs. She received Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Music from UNC-Greensboro and is retired from teaching at Campbell University’s Music Department after 33 years. Married to Chris since 1987, Barbara is proud to be the mother of Alex, Zadok and Carrie Anna.

 

Lee McLean

Pianist

Lee has been a longtime member of Angier Baptist and began playing accompaniment in 2010.  She enjoys her job as a nurse and spending time with her husband, Sammy, and daughter, Jennifer.


 

Lynne Wilkerson

Administrative Assistant

Lynne 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.  She is a constant friendly face and knowledgeable resource as she strives to aid everyone who walks into the office at Angier Baptist.

Kristen Young

Child Care Director

Kristen was hired as Director of our Child Care Center in October 2021. She has served Angier Baptist Church Child Care for over 10 years. Before becoming Director she served as Assistant Director for 5 years and has been in childcare for almost 20 years. Throughout her career, she has worked with infants, toddlers, and school-age children.  Kristen has an Associate in Applied Science degree with a focus on Early Childhood, her Administration Level 2 Credential, CPR/First Aid Certified, SIDS Training, BSAC Training, Playground Safety Training,  and Fire Safety Training.  Kristen is currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in early childhood.  She is the wife of Mark Young and mother to her little miracle Brayden.

Current Diaconate

Don Harrop

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2022

Robert Smith - Vice Chair

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2022

Susan Surles - Secretary

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2022

Don Ed Wimberly

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2022

Eddie Davis

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2023

Nicholas Dupree

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2023

Stephanie Fox

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2023

Ben Pleasant

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2023

Keith Bullock

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2024

Connie Johnson

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2024

Patrick Springle

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2024

Gerald Tripp

Term Expires Dec. 31, 2024