Lafayette places a high value on their staff as they lead and assist the church in accomplishing its mission.
Click on a staff group on the right to see a description and the members of that group.
Ron became senior pastor in October 2015. He has over 35 years experience in ministry. Ron and his wife Jan have three adult children, Rebecca and Alison, and a son Jordan. They are also are proud grandparents to 3 granddaughters. Ron is driven by a calling to preach, teach, and engage in pastoral ministry to […]
Steve joined the Ministry Leadership Team in January 2004. He graduated from UNC Chapel Hill in 1980 and received his Masters of Religious Education degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in 1984. He and his wife, Fran, have two grown children. Steve has a deep love for young people and is an ardent supporter […]
April joined the Ministry Leadership Team in July 2012. She received her BA from Campbell University in 2009 and her Master of Divinity degree from Campbell University Divinity School in 2012. April is passionate about ministering to children and families. Her desire is to help families grow together in Christ. April and her husband Matt […]
Melanie began serving as our Pastor of Music and Worship in October 2013. Melanie has served as Associate Pastor of Music and Worship at Knightdale Baptist Church, chaplain at various medical facilities/non-profits, and Admissions Associate at Campbell University Divinity School. She earned a BA in Music at Mars Hill College in 2000 and a Master […]