John joined the Pelham Road family in 2000. He and JoAnn have two adult sons. John has written for newspapers, magazines, and websites. He also takes great pleasure in photography, painting, and walking aimlessly in the woods.
Sam Coates, III is Associate Pastor/Minister of Music. He began his ministry at Pelham Road in April of 1997. Sam is married to Lucy, they have three sons and two grandchildren. Sam loves to cook and paint with oils. He takes our Senior Adults on monthly outings.
Denise joined the Pelham Road family in 2023. She and her husband, Phil, have two sons and daughters-in-love and six grandchildren. Denise loves all things Disney, sports and spending time spoiling her grands.
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Weston arrived at Pelham Road in September of 2022. Weston is passionate about the many ways that God is working through the lives of young people. He is an Alum of Catawba College, where he played football and most importantly met his wife, Jess. Weston enjoys the outdoors, fishing, traveling, grilling, and the company of friends. Click HERE to read about this 2020 Cooperative Baptist Fellowship's 25 young leaders to know.
Rachel loves working with children! She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Elementary Education and extensive post grad training. She has been working with children professionally for over 20 yrs. She enjoys spending quality time with her children.
Lily joined Pelham Road in 2013. She grew up in the Greenville area and worked in finance and education before transitioning to full-time ministry in 2023. Lily is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity at Central Seminary. She and her husband, Jake, homeschool their two children.
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Susy is from Colombia, South America. She has been with the Pelham Road family since 2011. She has been in childcare since 2008. Susy has a degree in Early Childhood education and is the baby whisperer in the church nursery. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.