Executive Council





Rev. Lawrence Price

Executive Council Chairman

Valencia Scott

Executive Council

Vice Chairman

Antoine Abernathy

Executive Council Secretary

 Larry Brooks

Deacon Chairman**

 Steven Pruitt

Trustee Chairman**

Milton Whitley

Church Treasurer**


 Valerie Bride


Stephanie Paris


Authur Signater




Jesse Smutherman


Kelly Stewart


Rev. Eric Wesley



** Standing Members

















June 29, 2023
Stephanie Paris and Rev. Eric Wesley were elected during a town hall meeting as at-large members. 

June 7, 2023
Based on recommendations by the Nominating Committee, the Executive Council has selected two(2) at-large candidates to be voted on by the congregation at the next town hall meeting on June 29, 2023 at 6:30 PM. Click on the below names to view the candidate bios:

March 1, 2023
Steven Pruitt, replaced Keith Rodgers as the Trustee Chairman.  This standing member role automatically places him on the Executive Council according to the bylaws.

January 19, 2023
Antoine Abernathy was elected during a town hall meeting as an at-large member.  Please review his bio here.

December 31, 2022
Pastor Leonard Leach retired.  Consequently, the Executive Council began looking for a member-at-large to fill the void in the 11 member team until a new Senior Pastor is selected. 

December 14, 2022
At the State of Church meeting today, Milton Whitley (the current Finance Chairman) was elected as the next Church Treasurer.  He will replace Anthony Abernathy beginning on February 1, 2023. Milton will automatically be placed on the Executive Council since this position is a standing member role on the EC.

June 29, 2022 
Based on our current church by-laws approved in December of 2021, Article 8 describes the number and composition of the Executive Council.  The four (4) standing members below and the interim council chairman along with the recommended six(6) at-large candidates will make up an eleven (11) member Executive Council.  The standing members are as follows:

  • Rev. Leonard Leach, Sr. Pastor
  • Anthony Abernathy, Church Treasurer
  • Larry Brooks, Deacon Chairman
  • Keith Rodgers, Trustees Chairman
  • Philip Klass, Interim Council Chairman

The Nominating Committee recommended the following six (6) candidates for at-large membership of the new Executive Council.  All candidates were elected via a church membership vote on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at the State of the Church meeting.  Please click their names BELOW to review their photo and bio.  

This is the first Executive Council in the history of our church!!