The staff at Red Bank is a tremendous team who desires to help you grow in your Christian life and truly become a Disciple who is making Disciples. If we can answer your questions or assist you in any way, please contact the church office or to contact us personally, please use the links provided below. Thank you for your interest in Red Bank Baptist Church.

Dr. Jeff Wright

Dr. Jeff Wright

Senior Pastor

Dr. Jeff Wright has been Senior Pastor of Red Bank since December 2013. He previously served Red Bank as Student Minister from April 1996 to April 2000. He married Donna Wood on August 10, 1985 and they have four adult children: Billy, Bobby, Beth, and Brianne.

Dr. Wright has served in Christian Ministry for over 20 years as Minister of Music and Students, Minister to Students, Associate Pastor of Leadership Development, and Senior Pastor.

Discipleship is his passion. He is leading Red Bank Baptist to be Disciples that are making Disciples. We are accomplishing this by training, encouraging, and leading our members to reach into their personal area of influence with the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

 

 

Rev. Mike Carter

Rev. Mike Carter

Pastor of Creative Worship & Discipleship

Pastor Mike Carter joined the staff in September 2017. He has been in ministry for more than 20 years as a Worship Pastor and before joining the staff at Red Bank, was a Senior Pastor for 4 years.

Pastor Mike has a heart for Worship and seeing people grow in their relationship with Christ. Pastor Mike’s primary role is to lead the Worship Ministry at Red Bank. He is also working to develop the Discipleship ministry at Red Bank.

Pastor Mike is married to Wendy and they have a son, Paul.

 

 

 

 

 

Rocky Abbott

Rocky Abbott

Senior Adult Minister

Rocky has been a member of Red Bank for nearly 40 years. Rocky previously served as Minister of Music and is now serving as Senior Adult Minister.

Rocky is married to Trudy. They have been married over 50 years. They have 2 daughters, 4 grandchildren, and 4 great grandchildren.

Rocky loves the Lord and just wants to serve Christ in whatever way he can.

 

 

Donna Wright

Donna Wright

Children's Minister

Mrs. Donna Wright has been the interim Children’s Minister at Red Bank since June 2017 after retiring with 28 years of teaching experience in December 2016.

She graduated from Charleston Southern University in both her undergraduate and graduate studies in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. During her teaching tenure, she was a National Certified Teacher, Teacher of the Year, and worked directly with at risk children. She has been married to Dr. Jeff Wright since August 10, 1985 and has four adult children.

Mrs. Wright is striving to serve God by discipling the children of Red Bank community through showing the love of Jesus to these children and their families in an age appropriate and Christ-centered ministry. Red Bank believes that the parents are the primary disciplers of their children and we are to come along side of them.

 

 

Melissa Stanley

Melissa Stanley

Financial Secretary

Melissa has been the Finance Secretary of RBBC since January 2009.  Melissa has three children: Rebekah, Heather and Kenneth Jr.

As the Finance Secretary, Melissa keeps the records of the church, manages the office, and is the assistant to the Senior Pastor, Dr. Wright.

Her goal is to use her spiritual gifts and serve Red Bank faithfully with her God-given abilities.

 

 

Karen Koon

Karen Koon

Communications Secretary

Karen has been Communications Secretary at Red Bank since 2014. She is a Lexington native.

She is married to Danny and they have a son, Scotty, who is a senior at Newberry College pursuing a degree in business.

As Communications Secretary, Karen prepares the Sunday bulletin, Wednesday night prayer list, and handles all of the attendance rolls. Karen will also be the one answering the phone here at the office and she would be delighted to assist you with any information you need or questions you may have.

Karen loves God’s church and considers it a privilege to serve Red Bank Baptist Church.