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Ministerial Staff
 

Bruce Caldwell, Pastor

 
Bruce Caldwell, Pastor
 
Bruce has served Spencer Baptist Church since 1986. He served as Minister to Youth and Senior Adults until 2015, when he became pastor. Bruce completed a Bachelor of Science in Biology at Mars Hill College. He then completed a Master of Divinity in Religious Education at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has recently completed the Doctor of Ministry Degree from Gardner Webb Divinity School. Bruce is married to Ann Jones Caldwell, and they have 2 daughters – Julie and Olivia. To contact Bruce, please email him at farmerbrucec@yahoo.com
 

Kelly Settlemyre, Minister of Music & Education

 
 
Kelly Settlemyre, Minister of Music & Education
 
Kelly  has served Spencer Baptist Church since November, 1998. She is a graduate of Furman University in Greenville, SC – receiving a Bachelor Of Music Education degree in 1995. She then received her Master of Church Music degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY in 1998. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Divinity program at the Gardner-Webb School of Divinity and plans to continue on to the Doctor of Ministry Program in Pastoral Care and Counseling. Kelly is married to Greg Settlemyre and they have 2 children, Josh (and wife, Savannah) and Connor. You may contact Kelly at ktsettlemyre@aol.com

Colby Fagan,  Youth Director

 
Colby Fagan, Youth Director 
 
Colby  began at Spencer Baptist Church in March of 2018. He graduated from RS Central High School in 2013 and from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a degree in Religious Studies and a minor in Outdoor Adventure Leadership in the Spring of 2017. Colby is currently pursuing his Master of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University. Feel free to contact Colby with any questions or concerns at colby.fagan4@gmail.com.
Additional Spencer Staff Members
Linda G Tribou
Administrative Assistant
 
Linda and her husband Doug moved to Rutherford County in 2009 from Newport RI.  They have two adult daughters, Corinne and Danielle.
 Linda and Doug are active members of St Francis Episcopal Church 
Doug retired from the USCG after serving 31 years.  Doug and Linda live in Rutherfordton with their dog, Tank.
 
           You may contact Linda  by calling the church office or email her at:
 
Brianna Hamrick
Treasurer
 
Brianna joined our staff in January of 2019.  She is a graduate of RS Central High School, the University of North Carolina, and is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree at Gardner Webb University.  She is also employed at State Employees Credit Union.
 
 
 
Jay Seagrave
Accompanist
 
Jay has been playing for Spencer Baptist Church since January of 2018.