Churches in Alabama with Adult Education/Discipleship Staff
This is a list of churches in Alabama affiliated with the SBC who have full or part-time staff with responsibility for adult discipleship. It is not a list of ABREA members, but rather a list of potential members. If we have missed you, please contact us to add or correct your church, area, and/or name.

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Shoals Area
Huntsville, Decatur, Cullman Area
Tuscaloosa Area
Birmingham Metro Area (& Jasper)
Gadesen Area
Montgomery Area(Clanton to Thomasville to Phoenix City)
Mobile Area
Dothan Area



Shoals Area


Grace Life, Muscle Shoals
David Young, Coordinator for Small Group Ministries

Highland, Florence
Chris Underwood, Associate Pastor, Education & Senior Adults

Highland Park, Muscle Shcoals
Stuart Henslee, Lead Pastor of Ministry and Leadership Development
Tori Bendall, Discipleship Coordinator

Lindsay Lane, Athens
Vacant

Valley Grove, Muscle Shoals
Ted Vafeas, Education & Young Adults

York Terrace, Sheffield
David Warren, Worship & Education Pastor



Huntsville, Decatur, Cullman Area


Capshaw, Madison
Adam Rice, Small Groups & Administration

Gilliam Springs, Arab
Randy Lamon, Minister of Education

Central, Decatur
Fred Bueto, Associate Pastor for Disciple Making & Education

Central Park, Decatur
Ken Bush, Minister of Education & Outreach

Cullman First
Vacant

Decatur Baptist
Dwight Moss, Christian Education Pastor

Decatur First
Larry Hyche, Pastor of Discipleship

Hartselle First
Vacant

East Highland, Hartselle
Tony Gray, Minister of Music/Education

Hazelgreen First
David Spiers, Minister of Education & Worship

Huntsville First
Jud Reasons, Executive Pastor
Jon Lemons, Minister to Young Adults

Lindsay Lane, Athens
Sonny Schofield, Minister of Education

Northbrook, Cullman
Vacant

Scottsboro First
Greg Hart, Associate Pastor & Student Pastor

Whitesburg, Huntsville
David Loyed, Family Pastor/Education- Young Adults

Westmeade, Decatur
Vacant

Willowbrook, Huntsville
Frank Swalley, Minister of Education
Mark Johnson, Minister of Men & Discipleship

Wooley Springs, Toney
Larry Bottom, Minister of Education




Tuscaloosa Area


Calvary, Tuscaloosa
Tim Plant, Executive Pastor
Rod Poovey, Senior Adults

Chapel Hill, Northport
David Fletcher, Minister of Education & Administration

Northport, Northport
Paul Eastwood, Minister of Discipleship & Missions

Tuscaloosa First
Joe Armour, Minister of Education
Beth Yates, Women's Minister

Valley View, Tuscaloosa
Drew Dockery, Pastor of Education & Spiritual Growth




Birmingham Metro Area
(39 Churches with Adult Discipleship Staff)

Alabaster First
Michael McVay, Minister of Education & Administration

Bethel, Odenville
Brad Tollison, Associate Pastor

Birmingham, First
Rich Hutchens, Associate Pastor

Brook Hills, Birmingham
John Butterfield, Local Disciple-making Pastor
Jay Gordon, Adult & Small Groups Minister
Nate Farrow, Singles 20s/30s
Dawn Stephens, Women
Ashley Chesnut, Singles 20s/30s Associate

Brookwood, Birmingham
Vacant

Canaan, Bessemer
Charles Teague, Journey Pastor (Ed/Admin)

Columbiana First
Andy Shelton, Minister of Students & Education

Cropwell, Pell City
Bill Daniel, Associate Pastor

Crosspoint, Trussville
Chris Howell, Minister of Adults

Dawson Memorial, Birmingham
Brad Gowing, Discipleship Pastor
Andy Cartee, Young Adults
Liz Cuenin, Discipleship Associate


Double Oak Community Church, Birmingham
Chad Adkisson, Discipleship Pastor

Eden Westside, Pell City
Stephanie Newton, Director of Education

Farmstead, Jasper
Vacant

Gardendale First
Mark Harrison, Executive Pastor of Ministries
Allen Oakley, Minister of Adult Education

Grace Life, Bessemer
Saint Green, Pastor of Family Discipleship
Will Nahrgang, Admin & Missions

Hilldale, Birmingham
Donny Holley, Associate Pastor

Hunter Street, Hoover
Kerry Jones, Minister of Adult Education
Spencer Knight, Minister of Ministries

Jasper First
Matt Lotspeich, Pastor of Education & Evangelism

Lakeside, Birmingham
Stacey Boutwell, Executive Pastor
Roy Berryman, Intern

Liberty, Chelsea
Leon Burdette, Associate Pastor of Education/Evangelism

Liberty Park, Birmingham
Nate French, Associate Pastor

McElwain, Birmingham
Jody Baker, Minister of Administration & Education

Meadowbrook, Birmingham
James Culbreth, Discipleship Pastor

Mountain Brook, Birmingham
Wayne Splawn, Associate Minister

Mt. Vernon, Jasper
John Wiley, Education & Administration

North Shelby, Birmingham
Jon Jeffries, Minister of Education & Families

Northpark, Trussville
Stephen Hall, Associate Pastor

Northside, Jasper
John Jaye, Minister of Students & Education

Pelham First
Don Dixon, Administrative Pastor

Pell City First
Tim Gold, Minister of Education & Administration

Riverside, Helena
Bill Golden, Discipleship & Missions Pastor

Shades Crest, Birmingham
Dennis Tanner, Students & Spiritual Formation

Shades Mountain, Birmingham
Lisa Davis, Minister to Adults & Families
Chad Cossiboom, Associate Pastor
Jonathan Payne, Adults

Shelby Crossings, Calera
Jim Beckner, Pastor of Small Groups

Sylacauga First
Larry Morrison, Education & Administration

Trussville First
Roger Crew, Assistant to the Pastor
Jamie O'Dell, Education & Discipleship
James Long, Retired

Valleydale, Birmingham
Jeff McGukin, Executive Pastor
Patrick Sawyer, Interim Discipleship Pastor
Eric Roberts, Discipleship Associate

Westwood, Alabaster
Topper Ried, Small Groups Pastor

Winfield First
Jeff Brantley, Minister of Youth & Education






Gadsden, Anniston Area


Eastaboga
Randie Heaslett, Pastor of Worship and Education

Ft. Payne First
Doris Elliott, Education/Missions

Golden Springs, Anniston
Michael Williams, Associate Pastor of Education & Senior Adults

Hillcrest, Anniston
Vacant

Jacksonville First
Vacant

Mt. Zion, Alexandria
Craig Reynolds, Associate Pastor/Minister of Education

Southside, Gadsden
Vacant




Montgomery Area
(Clanton to Thomasville to Phoenix City)


Alex City First
Bill Stinson, Education/Administration Pastor

Clanton First
Jimmy Veazey, Minister of Music & Education

Coosada, Coosada
\Mark Wilson, Minister of Students

East Memorial, Montgomery
Vacant

Eastern Hills, Montgomery
Dan Harrison, Associate Pastor of Admin & Sr. Adults

Elkdale, Selma
Jonathan Brown, Student & Education Pastor

Enterprise First
Kaleb Wimberly, Associate Pastor/Education

Eufaula First
Russ Robbins, Education Minister

Golden Acres, Phoenix City
Vacant

Mt. Hebron, Elmore
Jane Barrett, Church Administrator and Discipleship

Lakeview, Auburn
Cliff Knight, Associate Pastor, Minister to Families

Montgomery First
Chuck Ashley, Minister to Adults
Kenny Hoomes, Associate Pastor for Spiritual Maturity/Senior Adults

Opelika First
Mike King, Executive Pastor
Alan Jones, Adults/Missions

Prattville First
James Jackson, Grow Pastor
John Johnston, Serve Pastor

Santuck, Wetumpka
Randy Godfrey, Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Evangelism

Smith's Station First
Jeff Garrett, Associate Pastor - Education

Tallassee First
Barry Tice, Minister of Education & Discipleship

Taylor Road, Montgomery
Dean Finch, Missions & Senior Adults
Seth Dunnington, Worship & Discipleship

Thomasville BC, Thomasville
David Nelson, Minister of Education & Outreach

Vaughn Forest, Montgomery
Gail Klucking, Grow Minister




Mobile Area


Bay Minette First
Bill Carr, Associate Pastor of Admin & Education

Cottage Hill, Mobile
Chris Harding, Family Pastor, Dir. of LIFEGroups

Dauphin Way, Mobile
Carlton Barry, Education Pastor

Dayspring, Mobile
Vallie Stanford, Group Life Director

Fairhope First
Brent Shaw, Minister of Education & Administration

Government Street, Mobile
Brooks Alexamder, Minister of Education

Redemption, Saraland
Mark Messick

Shiloh, Saraland
Cindy Chandler, Family & Discipleship Minister

Spring Hill, Mobile
Terry Richey, Associate Pastor

Tillman's Corner, Mobile
Vacant

West Mobile
Donna Wright, Small Groups & Assimilation

Woodridge, Mobile
Kevin Castleberry, Dir. of Young Adult & Education Ministries



Dothan Area


Bethel, Dothan
Randy Stumbaugh, Minister of Education/Administrator

Calvary Dothan
Dan Tankersly, Discipleship Pastor

Ridgecrest, Dothan
James Oney, Adult Education & Discipleship





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