About us

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.



Rebekah Worley

Associate Minister (Youth and Christian Life)

Rebekah Worley lived for 15 years in Raleigh, NC before moving to Asheville, NC to go to Montreat College. Growing up in a ministerial family, she accepted her call into ministry during a college summer at Camp Oak Hill, leading her to be apart of Young Life in Buncombe County. While earning her Bachelors of Arts in Bible and Religion with a minor in Spanish, she was involved in sports ministry as a captain of the Montreat Woman's Varsity soccer team, eventually helping as their assistant coach in 2012. Following this time, the Lord led her to Duke Divinity school, where she earned her Masters in Divinity in 2015. Her passion is to minister to all ages the freeing faith of Christ, believing in the power of the listening ear and a prayerful,Christ-seeking heart. Her vision for ministry stems from the servant heart and mission-minded. During her free time, Bekah enjoys being outside, whether its on a bike or enjoying tactle arts like ceramics or photography. After her time in Asheville, the mountains are one of her favorite places to explore.     




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.


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