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Our Team 2021-05-24T08:00:09-05:00

Who are our deacons and yokefellows? (Click)

Dr Josh Morea, Senior Pastor

Dr Josh Morea became our Senior Pastor  on January 26, 2020

Education

Pastor Josh has a Doctorate of Ministry – Expository Preaching 

More to follow…………

Chris Larsen

Minister of Education & Administration

Chris Larsen

Education

Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Alabama in Huntsville.
Master of Divinity in Christian Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Family

Carol and Chris both consider Huntsville, AL home. They met at the University of Alabama in Huntsville Baptist Campus Ministries way back in 1989. They later were married while Chris was a student at New Orleans Seminary and after Carol finished her degree in Elementary Education. Chris served churches in Louisiana and Alabama before coming to Myrtle Grove. Carol has taught first graders at Pleasant Grove Elementary School since 2005. Their oldest daughter, Hannah, is a graduate from the University of South Alabama  with a degree in Elementary Education and currently teaches in Pensacola. Their younger daughter, Rebecca recently graduated from  the University of South Alabama pursuing a degree in Nursing.

Pastimes

Almost any kind of sport, especially when the Alabama Crimson Tide is playing.

Life Verse

1 Peter 2:9-10 “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people belonging to God, that you may declare the praises of him who called you out of darkness into his wonderful light. Once you were not a people, but now you are the people of God; once you had not received mercy, but now you have received mercy.”

Mary Ann Winstead

Pre-school Learning Center Director

Education

BAS Organizational Administration from Pensacola State College.
Florida Child Care and Education Program Advanced Director Credential VPK Endorsed

Family

Married to Ray Winstead since 2012.

Pastimes

Reading, Crochet, Puzzles.

Life Verse

Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.”

Betty Scurlock

Ministry Assistant 

 
 
 

Education

A.A. Pensacola State
Certified Professional Secretary
Certified Ministry Assistant
Private Organ Instruction – Dauphin Way Baptist Church

Family

Sons:  Randall, Richard (wife Melia), Robbie
Granddaughter:  Hunter

Pastimes

Reading, Crossword puzzles

Life Verse

Philippians 4:13 “I can do all this through him who gives me strength”

Melissa C. Westman – Pianist 

 

Education

B. A., Master of Church Music

Family

Husband: Larry Westman,  Retired Chaplain at Sacred Heart Hospital
Adult Children: Cindy Westman (Ewintario) Nielsen; Mr & Mrs Andrew Westman
Grandson: Ewintario Nielsen II

Pastimes

I enjoy Reading, jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku puzzles, board games

Life Verse

Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

Cody Erskine – Worship Leader

Education

Bachelor of Science in Worship Leadership with a concentration in Church Ministry from the University of Mobile

Master of Arts in Theology and Worship Leadership from the University of Mobile.

Family

Cody is married to Abigail. Cody is from Havana Florida and met Abigail while in School at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He transferred to the University of Mobile in 2016 and will be graduating in May with his Master of Arts degree. He has served at Churches in Louisiana and Alabama before coming to Myrtle Grove.

Pastimes

Watching almost all sports (Go Noles), learning new music, hunting, fishing and pretty much anything outdoors.

Life Verse

Galations 2:20-21 “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I now live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. I do not set aside the grace of God, for if righteousness could be gained through the law, Christ died for nothing!”

Other Team Members

C. Simmons – Financial Ministry Assistant

Ricky Lake – Custodian

Mike Mitchell – Custodian