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Bishop J.R. Martin
Bishop J.R. and his wife, Shirley Martin, have been in full-tme ministry for over 33 years. They were both saved at 8 years old and continue to this day happily serving the Lord. They have been married for 33 and a half years and have two daughters, a son-in-law, and an adventurous little grandson. Bishop J.R. has been preaching for over 40 years with 25 of these directly involved in pastoral work. Both J.R. and Shirley enjoy pastoring, playing music, singing, and serving at SFWC.
Dr. Devon Blanton
Associate Pastor and Pastoral Care
Associate Pastor Devon & Jill Blanton have been in ministry for more than 36 years. They have been married for 37 years and have two grown sons. Devon has spent much of his ministry as a pastor and a pastoral counselor. He has taught seminars, preached revivals, and spoken at conventions in several countries across the globe. He is an author of several books and has had articles published online with various e-zines and in print. Devon and his wife are very musical with a long history of song writing, singing, recording and playing instruments. “We love serving the Lord at SFWC!”
Henry Blake III
Director of Student Ministries
Henry Blake has been serving in various functions around SFWC for upwards of 5 years. He has a passion for seeing today's youth grow in their knowlege of the Word, and continues pray for an increase in it!
Director of Children's Ministries
Ryan has lived throughout the Central United States until he settled in Oklahoma. As God began to speak into his life, a desire to work with kids developed and led to him becoming a children’s pastor. May of 2006 he moved to Summerville, to fulfill that calling and serve our kids.
Pastor Tom has been in ministry for 15 years and has a big heart for seniors. He loves working with them as he encourages them to continue the calling that God has on their lives. He never meets a stranger and always has a helping hand to the ones in need.
Dr. Wayne Reeves
Pastor Wayne joined our pastoral staff in July of 2012 as our Visitation Pastor. Working in visitation has allowed him to minister the love of God to the ones in the hospital as well as the home bound.