Clay joined the team at Philadelphia in August 2020. Previously, he served as a Student Pastor in Mississippi. Clay is a graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi and Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary. In his free time, Clay enjoys hanging out with his wife and three boys, the outdoors, and attending athletic events.
"For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world,
but to save the world through him."
Eugene joined the team at Philadelphia in 2007. Previously, has served churches in Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and as a Chaplain in the United States Armed Forces. Eugene is a graduate of Samford University and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. In his free time, Eugene enjoys gardening.
"For I am the LORD your God, who holds your right hand, who says to you, “Do not fear, I will help you."
Donald joined the team at Philadelphia in 1994. Previously, he has served churches in Alabama, Texas, and Mississippi. Donald is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. In his free time, Donald enjoys his grandchildren and reading.
"Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you believe so that you may
overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."
Preschool & Nursery Director
Kayla joined the team at Philadelphia in 2010. Before taking the role of Preschool Director, Kayla was a teacher in our Mother's Day Out Program. She continues in both positions today. She is a graduate of Smiths Station High School. In her free time, Kayla enjoys reading and traveling. Fun fact, Kayla has been to all but four United States.
"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls."
Mother's Day Out Director
Rosemary joined the team at Philadelphia in 2006. Previously, Rosemary taught in the Philadelphia Kindergarten Program and was our Nursery Director. In her free time, she enjoys her grandchildren and being around children.
"I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength."