Staff & Leaders

Tom Neal

Tom and Ann have lived in Fayetteville since 1988. Tom is from Alabama, and has been a Christian for over 50 years. Ann is from Charlton, a small village in England. They met while he was serving in the US Air Force at High Wycombe, England. Shortly after they were married, they moved to New Mexico, where Tom flew F-111s. In 1985, Tom had the privilege of baptizing Ann. Tom retired from the Air Force and a property management business. Ann enjoys sending notes and cards of encouragement. On their days off, they like to escape to the beach or spend time with their son in Chapel Hill, NC.

Harry Proffitt

Harry and Brenda have twice lived in NC 2 for a total of 11 years; 3 of which have been
in the Spring Lake area. They both grew up in South Eastern Virginia and met at a
church youth activity. They have been married for 47 years and have 3 children and 9
grandchildren. Brenda worked at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard over 18 years and ended
her career as a Nuclear Scheduler. Harry retired from Naval Air Systems Command after
35 years of service. They are both fully retired and spend their time with their children,
grandchildren, and serving the Spring Lake community through church activities.

Alan Smith

Alan and Sueanne have lived in the Fayetteville/Spring Lake area since 2006. Alan grew up in Virginia Beach and Sueanne grew up in San Diego. They met at Freed-Hardeman College and have been married for 42 years. Alan has preached for churches in Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee and now serves as the pulpit minister of the Cruciform Church of Christ. In their spare time, they enjoy games, puzzles, vacationing in the mountains and being Papa and Nana to their seven grandchildren.

Joey Watson

Joey and Clair have lived in the Fayetteville/Spring Lake area for over 20 years. They both grew up in middle Tennessee, met at church and have been married for 35 years. Joey retired from the Army after 30 years of service and currently works as a contractor. Clair is a Registered Nurse. In their spare time, Joey and Clair enjoy Motocross, hiking, bicycling, raising farm animals and spending time with family (especially the grandchildren).

Leonard and Marquita Johnson

Leonard grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and Marquita grew up here in Fayetteville. They married in 2011. Marquita serves as an AU teacher at Lewis Chapel Middle School. In their spare time, Leonard and Marquita enjoy going to the park, watching movies, listening to music and eating out!

Justin and Lori Winans

Justin and Lori have the oversight of our Children’s Bible Classes and coordinate the teachers and materials for those classes. They have lived in the Hope Mills area for 7 years. Justin grew up in Bethesda, Md. and Wilmington, NC. Lori was raised in Chesapeake, Va. and Swansboro, NC. They met in college, where they started dating and eventually married in 2006. Justin currently works as the Director of Campus Recreation at a regional university. Lori is a PE/Health teacher in Harnett County. In their spare time, Justin and Lori travel with their two young children, Jordan and Asher, visiting family and new places!

Richard and Heidi Perry

Richard and Heidi are responsible for keeping our building sparkling with cleanliness and smelling fresh as a daisy. Heidi has lived in North Carolina for 20 years and Richard for 14 years. Richard was an over-the-road truck driver for almost 40 years and then drove a school bus for Cumberland County before retiring. Heidi has had several careers in the past but is best known for her passion of Animal Advocacy globally. Richard hales from Messina, New York and Heidi from Cape Cod, Massachusetts. Their interests vary from listening to music to spending time outdoors and traveling to visit their families. They have enjoyed wedded bliss for 7 years and attribute their happiness to keeping God at the center of their lives.

Other Responsibilities

Bulletin Board — Sherri Broglin is responsible for designing and maintaining our bulletin board

Coffee and Muffins — Heidi Perry is responsible for making sure that we have coffee and muffins during our pre-worship fellowship.

Communion Bread — Alan and Sueanne Smith are responsible for making sure that we have communion bread prepared every Sunday.

Facebook — Amber Davis and Sueanne Smith are responsible for maintaining and updating our public Facebook page.

Fellowship Meals — Andrea Spence is responsible for organizing and setting up for our church fellowship meals.

Food Pantry — Rhonda Bly is responsible for keeping the Food Pantry stocked and organized.

​Greeting Cards — Heidi Perry is responsible for creating and supplying any greeting cards that we may need.

Hispanic Liaison — Jorge Orozco serves as our interpreter for any visitors who speak Spanish.

Ladies’ Bible Class — Clair Watson and Sueanne Smith are responsible for organizing our Thursday Ladies’ Bible Classes.

Lawncare — David Ollis is responsible for mowing and raking the church property.

Lord’s Table — Richard Perry is responsible for setting up the Lord’s Table every Sunday morning.

Photos — Heidi Perry is responsible for taking photos at church events. Abigail Panter takes our member photos.

PowerPoint — Kristyn Root is responsible for setting up and running any PowerPoint presentations that are used during worship.

Preparing Meals — Clair Watson is responsible for making sure that meals are taken to those families in need (sickness, death, new babies, etc.)

​​Video Recording — Joey Watson is responsible for recording sermons and special events.

Visitor Gift Bags — Heidi Perry is responsible for preparing gift bags for visitors to our worship service.

Website — Alan Smith is responsible for maintaining and updating our church website.