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(336) 599-9248

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. DuPre Sanders
Senior Minister

DuPre Sanders

Dr. DuPre Sanders is a native of Fairfax South Carolina. He is a graduate of Wofford College with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Political Science. After graduating from college, DuPre worked in business for seven years. At the age of 29, he answered the call to pastoral ministry.

In 1990, DuPre received a Master of Divinity/Languages degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He received a Doctor of Ministry degree in 2006 from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond. Prior to becoming the senior minister at Roxboro Baptist Church on July 25, 1999 he served as Assoc. Pastor/Youth at BethesdaBaptistChurch (1989-1990) and Senior Pastor at Franklinton Baptist Church (1990-1999).

He has served in numerous positions of denominational leadership. On the associational level he has served as vice Moderator, Evangelism Director, and President of the Pastor's Conference. He has been a special worker in the area of discipleship with the Baptist State Convention of N.C. and has served on a Regional Futurist Task Force and also served on the Leadership Task Force of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina.

DuPre is married to the former Karen Horger of Orangeburg, S.C. "Karey" graduated from Clemson University and is a math instructor at Piedmont Community College in Roxboro. DuPre and Karey are the proud parents of two sons, Joey (born in 1985) and Josh (born in 1992). The family enjoys hiking, camping, traveling and cheering for the Atlanta Braves.

Mike Moose
Associate Minister (Music)

Mike Moose

A native of Yorktown, Virginia, Mike Moose has been active as a church musician since the age of twelve and has served as music minister at Roxboro Baptist Church since August, 2000. He is a pianist, organist, composer, and arranger. He has written choral anthems, worship songs, works for solo piano, hymn introductions for organ, and various song and hymn arrangements for solo, ensemble, and congregational use. Mike tours the state as a singer and keyboardist with the North Carolina Baptist Singers and Orchestra. He has Bachelor of Arts degrees from the University of Virginia and Old Dominion University, and a Master of Arts degree in Musicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 1999, he was ordained into the ministry at Ephesus Baptist Church in Durham, North Carolina.

Mike has two daughters: Amy (born in 1995) and Alissa (born in 1999).

Mike is married to Jill Burleson, who is a Nurse Practitioner / Physician Extender with the Bone Marrow and Stem Cell Transplantation Division of the Cancer Center at Duke University Medical Center.  They enjoy reading, attending concerts and musicals, experiencing the ocean surf, relaxing in the mountains, and following a variety of sports.

 

Chris Schelin
Associate Minister (Youth and Congregational Life)

Chris Schelin

 

Chris Schelin is a native of Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  He discerned the call to pastoral ministry at the age of 15.  As a result, Chris attended Louisiana College and earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and History.  He moved to North Carolina to continue his theological education at Duke Divinity School.  Chris received his Master of Divinity degree in 2008 and began his service at Roxboro Baptist Church on May 25 of that year.  He is also currently pursuing part-time doctoral research through the International Baptist Theological Seminary (University of Wales) in Europe.

 

Chris has been actively involved in church ministry from a young age and has served as an intern for five different congregations before coming to Roxboro Baptist.  He was ordained to pastoral ministry in 2008.

 

Chris is married to the former Kelly Hardenbrook, who also graduated from Duke Divinity School.  Kelly is the Associate Director of Human Resources Development at Piedmont Community College.  They enjoy hiking, gardening, their porch, and their pets.

 

 

Christy Hawkins
Financial Secretary

Christy Hawkins

 

Christy Hawkins grew up in Henderson and has lived in Roxboro since September 1990.  She has served as the Church financial Secretary since September 2002.

Christy is married to Billy Hawkins and they have two daughters:  Delaina (born in 1995) and Carlee (born in 2000).  They are members of Theresa Baptist Church.

Christy and her family enjoy walking, playing ball, car shows, and spending time with one another.

 

Tricia Davis
Secretary

Tricia Davis

 Tricia Davis was born in Greenville, South Carolina but has lived most of her life here in Roxboro.  She studied Secretarial Science at Piedmont Community College.  She first came to Roxboro Baptist Church in 1994 as Financial Secretary for eight years and became Church Secretary in 2002, a position she held until 2007. She earned a Certified Ministry Assistant Degree in 2004. An opportunity arose to apply one of her great passions, cooking, and she opened up a coffee shop, Tricia’s Espresso, in 2004. In August 2011 she resumed a part-time position as Church Secretary.

Tricia is married to Rickey, who works in the technology department of Person County Schools. They are the proud parents of three sons, Nicholas (28), Will (23), and Matthew (12), a sixth grader at Northern Middle School. They are members of Lamberth Memorial Baptist Church and enjoy  the beach, playing cornhole, basketball, singing Karaoke and cheering on the Duke Blue Devils.

 

 

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