Spencer JonesSpencer Jones
High School Minister

Family: Adele, Lindy, Lambert

Hobbies/Interests: I enjoy running, Braves baseball, ultimate frisbee, traveling, mascotting, Mexican food, Taco Bell, eating cereal and popcorn late at night.

Favorite thing about student ministry: Watching students fall in love with Jesus and then watching them run with their own faith and not the faith of their parents.

Favorite Bible Verse: “Set your mind on things above, not on earthly things.” Colossians 3:2


Matt DickeyMatt Dickey
Middle School Minister

Family: Rachel, Levi, Luke

Hobbies/Interests: Basketball, golf, playing with my boys, coaching

Favorite thing about student ministry: Seeing students take ownership of their faith and grow deeper in their relationship with the Lord. My favorite thing about student ministry to memorialize this by getting to baptize students!

Favorite Bible Verse: “Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross, despising the shame, and is seated at the right hand of the throne of God.” Hebrews 12:1-2


Mary Catherine GallowayMary Catherine Galloway
Student Ministry Associate

Family: Matt, Ruthie

Hobbies/Interests: I love shopping, playing games, and spending time with friends and family.

Favorite thing about student ministry: My favorite thing about student ministry is watching students give their life to Jesus and learn to walk in His ways. I love teaching and discipling girls and watching them grow in their own personal relationships with the Lord.

Favorite Bible Verse: “Now to Him who is able to do abundantly more than we could ask or imagine, according to His power that is at work within us.” Ephesians 3:20


Olivia RomanoOlivia Romano
Student Ministry Assistant

Family: Nick, Vanessa, Caroline, and Nicholas

Hobbies/Interests: Hanging out with friends and family, being outside, disc golf, and playing board games.

Favorite thing about student ministry: Watching kids come to know Jesus and becoming invested in growing closer to the Lord. It is awesome to watch students lead and encourage their peers to grow closer to the Lord.

Favorite Bible Verse: "And whatever you do, in word or in deed, do everything in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him." Colossians 3:17


Nicole StanberyNicole Stanbery
Student Ministry Assistant

Family: Scott, Bobby, Lilly

Hobbies/Interests: Shopping, spending time with family, playing games, and being outdoors.

Favorite thing about student ministry: I love to see the Lord work in the lives of students, growing in their faith, encouraging one another and watching these relationships grow in the church and the community.

Favorite Bible Verse: "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to his purpose." Romans 8:28


Barrett WillinghamBarrett Willingham
Student Ministry Intern

Family: Carrie Anne, Massey, Elizabeth, Meredith

Hobbies/Interests: I love hanging out with my friends, working out, playing flag football, and the Samford Caf.

Favorite thing about student ministry: Seeing the gospel transform students life’s in radical ways, while they grow with one another in their faith.

Favorite Bible Verse: "Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, according to his power that is at work within us" Ephesians 3:20


Upcoming Student Ministry Events

Ocoee Ridge Student Camp (HS)

Ocoee Ridge Student Camp (HS)

The greatest week of the year for 8th-12th grade students! ...
Shocco Springs Student Camp (MS)

Shocco Springs Student Camp (MS)

The greatest week of the year for 6th-7th grade students! ...
Memphis Mission Trip

Memphis Mission Trip

The 2024 Memphis trip will take place July 7 - 12. This trip will be focused on reaching the community of North Memphis through backyard...
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