Join us for Worship | Each Sunday @ 10:00 AM

Join us for Worship | Each Sunday @ 10:00 AM



Our Team is Expanding


Porter Graves, III

Lead Pastor




(252) 728-1929


A follower of Jesus, the Nazarene. Has served on two districts since 2005. and was Ordained as Elder in June of 2009. A teamplayer who is big on seeing the whole church fulfill the Commission of Jesus Christ. He earned his Master of Divinity with Honors in May of 2008. His two prevailing life verse(s) are: John 3, v.30; and Galatians 2, v.20. Get in touch with him today.


He is married to Angela Burns Graves, an R.N. at Carteret Health Care, and together they have 4 sons.


Seeking Worship Director/Leader

To lead Praise, Worship, and AVL Team



Please call the church if you feel

led to be consideredered for this

very essential ministry position


Tammy Schooley

Youth Ministries Director, NYI




Tammy has been a consistent leader of our Youth Ministries for over a decade. As a science teacher at East Carteret High School, she has a passion and urgency for future generations. From great teaching to summer camp...from NYC to fall retreat, she is connected to the kids and to our local community.

2021-2022 Church Board | Leadership Team

Pastor Porter Graves, III

Sharon Leach (N.M.I. Director)

Kathy Odell (Church Treasurer);
Shelley Safrit (SDMI President);

Tammy Schooley (NYI President);

Margaret Smith (Church Board Secretary);

Kate Jayne; Jim Leach; Chris Noe; Jim Stark

To contact us call (252) 728-1929 or email