meet our team

  • jackie Watts lead pastor

    Jackie has been on the Fellowship team since 2000. He loves Pizza ('manna with cheese & meat'), sports ("Go Noles and Cowboys!"), & investing in people. He enjoys exercising, fishing (cause Jesus did), teaching, fantasy football, & alligator wrestling (no...not really). Jackie has been married to Tonya since 1993 and has 2 boys - Caleb & Joshua. Serving as student pastor at Fellowship for 10 years, Jackie became our lead pastor in July 2010. He received a MDiv (Masters of Divinity) from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. 

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  • Justin Heslin  Student Pastor

    Justin has a passion to help teenagers come to know and grow in a thriving relationship with Jesus Christ. He simply desires to be the influence that he needed in his life as a teenager. Justin grew up in Charlotte, NC and graduated from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA with a B.S. in Pastoral Leadership. He is engaged to his beautiful fiance, Rachel, who is currently finishing her final year at UNC Greensboro in Greensboro, NC.  Justin is a people person, a coffee person, a cat person, and above all, a Jesus person. 

  • Betty Maher executive ministry assistant

    Betty is married to Bill, and their last child at home is Alyssa.There are 4 more, Erin, who lives in TX, 3 in South Florida, with 14 grandchildren to boot! Betty loves to do all kinds of arts and crafts, work in her yard, mow at their farm, and just be with her family.

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  • Shannon Curtis Children's Coordinator

    Shannon has been serving our children & parents for quite a few years as a volunteer. After serving faithfully in an interim capacity, Fellowship was thankful to bring Shannon onto our staff to serve as our Children's Coordinator. She is married to Nathan and has 3 precious daughters.

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  • Gary Gazlay Music Minister

    Gary has been with Fellowship for many years, faithfully helping the Church seek the Lord Jesus in song. Gary is married to Betty and is a Band Director at Madison County Central School. Humble and talented (he won't like this being written about him...but who will tell him?), Gary has written many songs that are used to worship Jesus at Fellowship.

  • Donald Yates Tech Specialist

    Don has been serving at Fellowship since 2004 and is an integral part of the team, volunteering much time to make sure our technolgy is a help and not a hindrance. He and Karen have been married since 2006 and Don has a twin brother who as just as handsome as he is!

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