Kerry Willis is Vision Pastor of Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene in the Heart of Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley. Kerry is still enjoying Harrisonburg, his first pastorate, and is now beginning his 20th year. Pastor Kerry attended Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colorado before coming to Harrisonburg. He has received the Virginia District “Pastor of the Year” plague from Eastern Nazarene College. Kerry has spoken at revivals, retreats, leadership conferences, camp meetings, and Mission-related gatherings in the United States, Germany, and the Middle East. He is a recipient of the “Pastor’s Leadership Award” given by the National Coalition of Men’s Ministries. He was elected to be a member of the General Board of the International Church of the Nazarene at its General Assembly in 2009.
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."