the journey

Pastoral leadershp

  • larry finger

    SENIOR PASTOR


    Pastor Larry has served as Senior Pastor to our church since 1996.  He and his wife Lydia are parents to Kelly, Sara, and Davis and are quite delighted to stay busy with their six grandchildren.  Larry claims Psalm 23:1 and Philippians 3:10 for his life verses.



    larry@fbclavonia.org

  • chris chitwood

    ASSOCIATE PASTOR


    Chris serves as one of our teaching pastors, providing strategic leadership and direction for our church.  Before joining our staff, he served as a pilot in the USAF.  He is a graduate of New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv) and Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.  He's married to his high school sweetheart Leslie, and they have two children, Jonah and Kailey.

    chris@fbclavonia.org

  • doug garvin

    YOUTH AND WORSHIP ARTS PASTOR

  • dick patton

    MINISTRY CARE DIRECTOR

the journey

ministry staff

  • matt bell

    Worship Leader

  • amy moss

    Preschool and First Friends Preschool Director

    amy@fbclavonia.org

  • angie maffett

    Ministry Assistant

    angie@fbclavonia.org

  • John Herron

    Administrator

    john@fbclavonia.org

  • Beth Harris-King

    Sanctuary Music Director

  • Brenda Haley

    Financial Assistant

  • Shane Funderburke

    Financial Assistant

  • Shairon Kerlin

    Ministry Assistant

  • Melanie Burton-Brown

    Music Associate and Children's Choir Director

Administrative staff

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