Ken Pruitt – Pastor
Ken joined our staff in April 2017, after successful pastorates in Texas, South Carolina, and North Carolina. He has earned his D.Min. at Baylor University’s Truett Seminary specializing in Preaching and Theology, his M.Div. with Biblical Languages was earned at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth Texas; and his B.A. was earned at Charleston Southern University. He is married to his high school sweetheart Terry, and has three beautiful daughters, Nichole, Bethany, and Sarah Joy. The gospel of Jesus Christ stands as the ultimate call on his life. Second to this is his call to pastoral leadership of the church through the ministry of God’s Word (proclamation, teaching, and discipleship) for the advancement of the kingdom of Christ around the world.
Scott Chafee – Pastor of Discipleship
Scott joined our staff in September 2007 taking on the responsibility of our discipleship ministry. He is a graduate of the University of Montevallo (Alabama) with a degree in Counseling and Guidance, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Kentucky) with a Master of Divinity degree with an emphasis in pastoral care and counseling. His prior experiences include church staff work in Alabama and Virginia, five years of missionary service in Zambia and seven years as a missionary consultant for the International Mission Board. He came to us from Chatham, Virginia where he served on staff at Chatham Baptist Church and taught Bible Survey and Apologetics at Hargrave Military Academy. He and his wife, Kim, have two grown children.
Kinnie Dunnavant – Pastor of Worship
Kinnie joined the staff at King’s Grant as interim Pastor of Worship but the congregation quickly grew to love and appreciate him for his music leadership, godly spirit, and choir directing/worship leading abilities. He became of full time Pastor of Worship in August 2015. Kinnie grew up in LA (Lower Alabama) and earned his music and seminary degrees in Alabama and Texas. He came to us from Ocean View Baptist, where he spent three decades serving the Lord through the local church. Kinnie and his family are wonderful additions to the family here at King’s Grant.
Beth Anderson – Director of Youth Ministries
Beth grew up in Virginia Beach and graduated from Kempsville High School in 2001. From there, she went to Averett University in Danville, VA where she received a degree in Religion in 2005. She was very involved in campus ministry while at Averett through the Baptist Student Union. Beth has worked three summers as an Mfuge staffer in Philadelphia, Mobile, and St. Louis. She has a heart for students and longs to see them grow in their relationship with the Lord and then use their gifts to share His love with others. Beth and her husband Ryan are tremendous assets to our student ministry at King’s Grant!
Vince Kornegay – Worship Leader in The Well
We are excited to have Vince Kornegay as our worship team leader in The Well since June 2012. He is an answer to our prayer for God to “Bring us a musician” (taken from 2 Kings 3:15). He attended Bible college in Springfield Missouri, and has been in the music industry for a long time. Vocationally, he is a special education teacher, earning his masters degree in 2017, from Liberty University, in special education. During the week you might find Vince entertaining in various restaurants from here to Richmond. He and Ashley have two young sons.
Amy Newberry – Director of Preschool and Children’s Ministries
Amy joined the staff in April 2016 to lead our preschool department. She is quite gifted in dealing with people, as well as managing volunteers and processes. She has a love for children and is a fantastic addition to our staff. We value her ideas, passion, and commitment to the families at King’s Grant Baptist Church and our local neighborhood.
In August 2018, Amy added Children’s Ministry to her responsibilities providing the same excellent passion and care for kids grades 1-6 and their families.
Nicole Regelsky – Financial Administrator
Nicole joined our staff in July 2012 and takes care of all of our financial matters… billing, invoices, payroll, taxes, and giving records.
She comes from Pennsylvania and graduated from Virginia Wesleyan. She is married to Dave and they have one young son.
Renee Strickland – Church Secretary/Communications
Renee joined our staff in August 2016, with a background in office management and bookkeeping. She is a long time Baptist, growing up in Suffolk, Virginia, growing up in FBC Suffolk.
She is married to Gene, a local Baptist pastor, and they have two grown daughters.
Kristen Hogan – Custodian
Kristen Hogan has been on staff with King’s Grant Baptist Church since December 2005.
Her tireless effort to maintain the cleanliness of the church building is appreciated by the many people who use the building each week.
Charlie Flint – Sunday School Director
Mike Lyons – Discipleship Training Director
Charlie Flint – Adult Department Director
Beth Anderson – Youth Department Director
Evelyn Zirkle – Children’s Sunday School Director 9:45
Jennifer Garland – Preschool Department Director – 8:30
Ada Russo – Preschool Department Director – 9:45
Joni Dail – Preschool Department Director – 11:00
Foster Matter – Sunday School Secretary
Stephanie Mayo and Charnelle Summerhill – Vacation Bible School Directors
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