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PASTOR MARK WHITFIELD

Lead Pastor

Pastor Mark Whitfield became the Lead Pastor here at Pikeville Church in 2011.

Pastor Mark is driven by the Great Commission of Christ to “MAKE DISCIPLES”; seeking to help others become engaged, equipped and encouraged by God’s Word (Proverbs 3; Romans 15:4)

 

“For us to be Disciple Makers, we have to be purposeful and passionate about:

 

SEEKING CONNECTION with God through his Word….

SERVING OTHERS with our spiritual gifts, life experiences and opportunities….

 

SAVING LIVES for the glory of God.”  – Pastor Mark

Pastor Mark is a graduate of Emmanuel College (1990) and of Erskine Theological Seminary (1993). He and his wife Tracy have been married since 1997 and have two daughters, Taylor and Kristen. Pastor Mark enjoys spending time with his family; as well as farming, hunting, fishing and sports.

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PASTOR JORDAN PORTELA

Worship Pastor

When I began to play guitar at the age of 12, I quickly came to the realization that I could do one of two things… use it for God, or use it against Him. From that, I truly believed that God was calling me into ministry.

 

Over the last few years, I have served the calling on my life through various avenues and opportunities musically.

Through these outlets, God lit a fire in me to begin preparing for this next step. With renewed vigor and with careful prayer, I took this step and joined the Pikeville Church family.

I have been married to my lovely wife Rylee, since September 17, 2016. She is an incredible blessing to me, supporting me in whatever God leads me to do. Where I dream, she aids me in planning, proving how God steps in where we are weak.

 

We are excited, and we look forward to Serving and Worshipping our God Together!

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PASTOR CUTTY PEACOCK

Pastor of Strategic Development

Pikeville Church is excited to welcome Pastor Cutty Peacock as our new Pastor of Strategic Development. Pastor Cutty has been a student, professor, and leader in youth ministries in the lives of children, teenagers, and adults for over 30 years. He received his Bachelors of Science in Religion from Emmanuel University and his Masters in Practical Theology from Regent University. He is currently attending Asbury Theological Seminary, getting his Doctorate with an emphasis on spiritual formation, organization leadership, and church planting. His dissertational research will focus on identifying, recruiting, and developing emerging leadership within local church youth ministries.

Over the last ten years, he has been on staff at The Capital Church in Garner, North Carolina. During his tenure at TCC, he provided youth ministry training and coaching for local congregations, internationally and in the United States.His heart desires to lead people into a thriving relationship with God and help them discover their purpose in life.

 

Pastor Cutty's passion is partnering with leaders, parents, and youth to help them develop into becoming fully devoted followers of Jesus Christ. He is known for practical, down-to-earth help in developing youth ministry strategies, identifying leaders, and assisting local churches with effective outreach.

 

Pastor Cutty is married to Linda (Law) Peacock and will be celebrating their 30 th wedding anniversary next March. Linda is the Financial Director for Wayne Christian School and has worked at WCS for 22 years. They both enjoy the beaches in the Caribbean and have three cats named Mamba, Hanzi, and Franzi. Pastor Cutty is part of Red Sox Nation, is a die-hard Virginia Cavalier fan, and is a baseball card collector enthusiast.

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Church Administrator - Connie Hobbs

Ministry Coordinators

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First Impressions Leaders

Billy & Lynette Hales

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F4 (Children's Church) Leaders

Mark & Donna Mooring

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Women's Ministry Leaders

Dawn Edmundson & Tracy Whitfield

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Pikeville Student Ministry Leaders

Jacob & Peyton Dawson

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Men's Ministry Leader

Ken Hansley

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