Leadership is all about service. With Jesus as our example, we are honored and privileged to lead, guide, and sacrifice for the Lakewood community.

STAFF DIRECTORY

DR. TOM SMILEY
Senior Pastor


What inspires you?
I am inspired by people who serve Jesus with boldness, courage and conviction.

What is your claim to fame?
I am reigning “Belly Flop Champion” of Lakewood’s Kids Camp.

What is your favorite quote?
“We must not mind insulting men, if by respecting them we insult God.”

What do you like to do on your day off?
Spend time with grandchildren and play tennis with my wife, Terri.

What was your first job?
I had a grass cutting business at age eleven. Three regular clients at $2.50 per yard, including clean-up.


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DON ORMSBEE
Executive & Senior Adult Pastor


What inspires you?
Watching a sunset from atop a mountain that I have just strained to climb.

What do you love about Lakewood?
I love the fact that no one is building their own ministry kingdom. We’re all in this together and we genuinely love and care for each other. We like to hang out together!

What is your claim to fame?
Swam in the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans in the same afternoon, and led Heritage Academy to their first Girls Basketball State Champion as coach.

What is your favorite quote?
” ‘I wish it need not have happened in my time.’ said Frodo. “So do I,’ said Gandalf, ‘And so do all who live to see such times. But that is not for them to decide. All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.’ ”
–J. R. R. Tolkien


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WORSHIP MINISTRY


Bill Risinger | Worship Pastor | Email

Zak McQueen | Associate Worship Pastor | Email

Micah Risinger | Worship Associate | Email

Nic Greenfield | Worship Associate | Email

Heather Risinger | Worship Associate | Email

Coltyn Cooley | Real Life Technical Director | Email

Kim Nichols | Worship Technical Volunteers Coordinator | Email

Kim Stice | Lakewood Music Institute Director | Email


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CHILDREN MINISTRY


Elizabeth Ormsbee | Kids Cove Ministry Director | Email

Terri Smiley | Administrative Assistant | Email

Kay Lawson | Childcare Coordinator | Email

Teresa Henderson | Resource Room Coordinator | Email

Sherri Parker | Data/Records Assistant | Email


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STUDENT MINISTRY


Jamie Willis | Student Pastor | Email

Chris Hargrove | Middle School Pastor | Email

Gray Cole | High School Pastor | Email

Shannon O’Carroll | Girls’ Minister | Email

Jessica Hart | Administrative Assistant | Email


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ADULT DISCIPLESHIP MINISTRY


Scott Smith | Discipleship Pastor | Email

Mark Thomas | College & Young Adult Pastor | Email

Stephen Jackson | Group Life Director | Email

Dawn Smith | Women’s Bible Study/Connection Director | Email

Beth Everett | Counseling & Prayer Director | Email

Allie Weaver | Ministry Assistant | Email

 


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MISSIONS MINISTRY


Robert Puckett | Missions Pastor | Email

Tyler Smiley | Associate Mission Pastor | Email

Benji Lavender | Pastor of Global Initiatives | Email

Dr. John Morrison | Director of Theological Training | Email

Phyllis Wiley | First Impressions/Celebrate Recovery | Email

Christa Gaudinier | Missions Associate | Email

Sandi McKinley | Administrative Assistant | Email


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RECREATION MINISTRY


Drew Lee | Minister of Recreation | Email


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MARKETING TEAM


Joy Willis | Marketing Director | Email

Micah Risinger | WebmasterEmail

Kim Nichols | Video ProducerEmail


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FACILITIES TEAM


Jeff Farr | Campus Facilities Director | Email