Brett Spiers and Kelly
In 2011 Brett was ordained as an Elder of CA before being installed as Senior Pastor in April 2018. Brett and Kelly are originally from Williamsburg, VA. Meeting in a church youth group, they married in 2004 and moved to Durham, joined CA in 2005, and began leading the Youth Group. They enjoy creating, planning, and assisting in outreaches. Spreading the love of Christ both locally and internationally, they have led short term mission trips. They are the parents of three children, Judah, Josiah, and Moriah. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Dub Karriker and Pam
Originally from Arkansas, Dub has served CA in many capacities including Senior Pastor from 2002 to 2018. He is on the leadership team of Durham Ministers In Prayer and serves on several Boards of Directors.
Pam Karriker has been a mortgage banker, served as a Durham County Commissioner, and is now a business owner. At CA she serves on the worship team and leads small groups. Pam teaches workshops for churches and women’s ministries domestically and internationally. Dub and Pam have one adult daughter, Marie.
Dick Bigelow and Marrie
Dick Bigelow served as Associate Pastor and Elder for many years and is now Pastor Emeritus. Dick works closely with churches and groups supporting the Church in Central Asia. A true shepherd, Dick has led many to a deeper relationship with Christ, is an able counselor, and leads CA’s healing prayer ministry. Dick and Marrie raised six children with nearly 20 grandchildren.
Marrie Bigelow leads the Prayer Chain ministry at CA and teaches small groups. Together Dick & Marrie travel, teach, and assist church leaders at home and in the developing world.
George Stevens and Jo-Ann
George Stevens has served on the Deacon Board, as an Elder, and as the overseer of Christian education. George was ordained as Associate Pastor in 2006. George and Jo-Ann have been married for 26 years and have three adult children, Luke, Caitlin, and Grace.
Jo-Ann oversees CA’s dance and flags worship ministry. An accomplished performer and instructor of worship dance and ballet, Jo-Ann founded and directs a school to train people to worship Christ with the dance.
Wayne Littleton and Saundra
Wayne and Saundra Littleton joined CA in 1975. They have been married 45 years, have 4 children, 12 grandchildren, and 3 great-grandchilden. Wayne was ordained an Elder in 2001. He is the President of the CA Emergency Food Pantry Board and leads the Sunday morning Prayer Ministry Team. Saundra coordinates women’s ministries, the nursery, and leads small groups. Together they serve Durham with Emergency Chaplains.
Elders Not Pictured – Jamil Johnson & Caroline, Ben Schack & Easley
- Reuben Jones – Chairman
- Gene Block
- Joe Moore
- Frank Dalton
- Chris Smith
- Jason Kapusnik
- Reed Bittinger
Board of Directors
- The Pastors and Elders
- Frank Dalton,Treasurer
Children’s Ministry Director
- Jamil Johnson