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Mark Hunnicutt

Lead Pastor

Mark committed his life to Jesus in 1980 and accepted a "ministry call" in 1992. In 1994, he married his high school sweetheart, Cheryl. Cheryl works as an International Trip Leader for Compassion International, leading child advocacy mission trips to many developing countries. They sponsor two precious African children and have several godchildren but no children of their own. Before being called to Brevard Community Church as Lead Pastor, Mark served as Campus Pastor at Newpointe Community Church in Dover, Ohio for two years. Mark has also served as Pastor of Ministries at Mud Creek Church from 1996 to 2014. He also instructed at Fruitland Baptist College from 1998 to 2014. He holds degrees from Fruitland College, North Greenville University, and Masters International School of Divinity. He is a gifted communicator who loves to teach practical, biblical truth. He is certified in Disaster Relief and leads teams in responding to foreign and domestic disasters. Mark and Cheryl are also involved with global missions and have been leading teams around the world yearly.

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Brett Best

Creative Arts Pastor

Brett grew up in middle Georgia. He received the gracious gift of salvation through Christ when he was 23 years old in September of 2006. A few years after, in 2010, he married his beautiful wife Trista. He completed seminary at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary and after spending a few years in ministry doing everything from student and college ministry to worship ministry in the Savannah, GA area, he and Trista were led by God to make their home in Brevard to become the Worship Pastor at Brevard Community Church.

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Brent Metcalf

Family and Teaching Pastor

Brent became the Student and Children's Pastor at Brevard Community Church in November of 2000. Brent was born here in Brevard and graduated from Brevard High School in 1995. In May of 2000, he graduated from Columbia International University in Columbia, SC with a major in Bible and Youth Ministry. Brent met his wife Amanda in High School; they married in July 2002 and are also the proud parents of Marley Ruth and Farrah Blake.

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Chris Schlender

Children's Pastor

Chris lived most of his early life in Washington State. After graduating Western Washington University in 1995 with a degree in Recreation Management, he discovered a great joy in teaching and leading children in camp settings. In 1997, Chris finally surrendered his life to Jesus Christ and began walking with Him. In 2000, a job opportunity at YMCA Camp Greenville brought him to the area, and eventually to Brevard Community Church. In July of 2004, God created an opportunity for Chris to combine his joy of leading children and his desire to seek God in the position of Children's Pastor. Chris married Heather Stone in October of 2009. Their son, Johnathan, is a joyous toddler with lots of energy. Heather recently gave birth to their second child, Zoe.

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Marty Burgess

College Pastor

Marty grew up in Brevard and graduated from Brevard High School in 1992. He attended Western Carolina University and received a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Graphic Design. After many years of working with youth part time, God created an opportunity for Marty to reach the next generation of students by becoming the College Pastor at Brevard Community Church in August 2008. Marty has known his wife, Laura, since they were in elementary school; they were married in July of 1998. They have two adventurous boys, Walker and Jackson.

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Shannon Compton

Life Group Pastor & Mission Assistant

Shannon is a Brevard native and graduated from Brevard High School in 1998. After attending Western Carolina University he returned to Brevard in 2003 and began visiting Brevard Community Church. It was at BCC that Shannon really understood the Gospel of Jesus Christ for the first time and accepted Him as his Savior and Lord. Since that time he has been involved in both missions and life groups both at BCC and through other missions organizations as well. Shannon has worked since 2011 with Alan Perry as a assistant to the mission pastor and in May of 2012 he became the Life Groups Pastor as well. Shannon is married to Heather and has two young boys, Will and Miles. They recently had their first daughter Ramona.

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Kim Limerick

Financial Secretary

Kim has been married for 30 years to her high school sweetheart Scott, our former worship leader. Together they have a son, Jordan who is married to Pastor Todd and Sheila's daughter, Lindsey and a daughter Carmen who is currently in college. Kim graduated from Gardner Webb University with a degree in Business Management and is currently in charge of the day to day financial operations at BCC.

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Lauren Leistner

Administrative Assistant

Lauren was born in Brevard and graduated from Brevard High School. In December of 2007 she graduated from North Greenville University with a major in Business Administration. Lauren met Jason in 2004 and they were married in 2009. Lauren is very thankful and excited to be working at BCC.

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