Kerry Willis is a native of North Carolina’s coastline, a son of a fisherman and a fisherman for the Son. He pastored one local church for 24 years, Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. The local church grew from 120 in 1994 to 1,200 in 2018. Pastor Kerry has spoken in the Middle East, Germany, Guatemala and across the United States. In 2018, Pastor Kerry was elected as District Superintendent of the Philadelphia District Church of the Nazarene. He now oversees 50-plus churches in Eastern Pennsylvania and Southern New Jersey and lives once again along the shore — Cape May, New Jersey this time. The theme of his ministry is “Presence Matters Most — No Invisible People.” Project Galilee was birthed in his heart in The Holy Land. Pastor Kerry married Kim in 1980 and they have a son, Grayson, and a daughter, Allison, who is married to Joshua. Lucy, an adopted Treeing Walker Coonhound is their constant companion.”
Kim McLean is originally from Greensboro, North Carolina. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee and is a Dove Award winner, twice Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter in both Christian and Country music, and a winner of other prestigious music awards. She is a nationally published author for Abingdon Press and Thomas Nelson. Her success in the music industry brought her the opportunity to pursue the call to ministry that the Lord placed on her heart, so Kim went to school at Trevecca Nazarene University and Nazarene Bible College and earned her BS, MA, and EdD along with her ministerial credentials. She was ordained in 2009 as an elder in the Church of the Nazarene and since then has served as an evangelist, an Associate pastor for two local churches, and a worship leader across the nation and around the world. She is also the Director of the Songwriting Program for Trevecca University. As musician turned scholar and theologian, Kim is realizing the fullness of her calling as she serves the Church and represents her Lord and Savior in the world. Her experiences have given her a unique perspective for helping the lost come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ. Kim has three children, six grandchildren, and enjoys taking care of her collie and her two horses.
Margaret Michael is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. Growing up in an Old Order Mennonite community, she learned what it meant to be a part of a tight knit community of believers that bore each other’s burdens. She serves as a Pastor for Shepherding Ministries at Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene. Margaret serves as a leader for the Annual Virginia Nazarene Women Pastors Conference, she speaks at retreats and conferences and she also serves as part of the Virginia Nazarene District Education Board. She longs for others to know God, grow in relationship with Him and be an integral part of the body of Christ. She resides in Mt Crawford, Virginia with her husband Steve and two daughters, Sydney and Olivia. Their daughters; Sydney and Olivia both attend Eastern Nazarene College in Boston MA. You can connect with Margaret on Facebook, Twitter @margmichael or her blog at daylightdawning.wordpress.com
In 2015, Camelot Shuff became Vision Pastor of Newport News Church of the Nazarene. Originally from Greenville, SC, she did not grow up religious, but rebellious. At the age of 20, the Lord Jesus gloriously rescued her from herself. Six days later, Camelot married Sam Shuff. In 1996, their beautiful daughter, Emily, was born, and over the next 20 years, she received a B.S. in education, was ordained an elder in the Church of the Nazarene, and served with the experienced, trusted, and faithful leadership of Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene. Now her daughter is studying Biology at Eastern Nazarene College, while she and her husband live in Newport News along with their Shih Tzu, Wasabi “Sabi”. She currently serves as a leader for the Annual VA Nazarene Women Pastors Conference and chairperson of the VA District SDMI Board. To sum up the goal of her heart, she says, “Glorify God, if He is glorified, then I am satisfied.” You can contact Camelot via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram.
Pastor Paul is the Pastor of New Beginnings Church Down East Inc., a non-denominational ministry which launched in 2016 by the mighty hand of God. A graduate of Welch College, Nashville TN, Paul has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Bible and Pastoral Ministry. Paul has served as an Associate Pastor, Interim Pastor, Music Leader and Pastor. Paul's first ministry work was a Christian band. The band, Forgiven, produced original recordings of Alternative Christian Rock music. Paul is a husband and father. His wife Aprille, and daughter Faith, are his strength,inspiration and encouragement. Paul's focus is building relationships and growing Christ's Church.
Lover and servant of the Most High God, husband of Lenee’ Golden, father of Jude, Eliza and Elyse Golden, carpenter by hand, and pastor by calling, would all be how Pastor Aaron describes himself. Currently Aaron is the church planting / lead pastor of Union Point Church in New Bern, NC. The driver for all things in this life comes through Jesus being high and lifted up. While the gift of salvation being the foundation of our existence, Aaron identifies with Christ's desire that all men be drawn to himself and surrendered to a life exalted with Him through the power provided through His life, death and resurrection.
“Having a network of support beyond our small sphere of influence is imperative. I look forward to us adding to that network together and becoming better disciples of our Lord Jesus!” Aaron G
Hosting Lead Pastor at Bridgeway Church of the Nazarene in Beaufort, NC. "Lead Pastor of a great God-serving and God-loving team and people at Bridgeway Church of the Nazarene in Beaufort, North Carolina. Porter has been anchored to Bridgeway and Carteret County since receiving the call in October of 2006, and he is deeply grateful and humbled to be a small part of the work that God is doing through His Church and in within Project Galilee. Pastor Porter and his incredible wife have four sons: Randol, Jacob, Shane, and Eli, and together, they continue to become and be the will that God has for their life. You can connect with Porter through email, facebook, or his website ~ or call him at Bridgeway."