Meet Our Staff

Lead Minster - TBA

We are in the process of searching for our next Lead Minister. 

Interested applicants can send resumes to Jeff Smith

Justin Fender- 

Interim Youth Minister

Justin is originally from Colonial Heights, VA, and a graduate of Campbell University. Justin has 17 years of Ministry experience, and he is also a full time Art Teacher at Belmont Elementary School here in our community. 

Justin enjoys being outside, working on bikes, cars, and everything in between, as well as going on adventures in the river! Justin and his wife Donna have lived in Roanoke Rapids the past 14 years with their children Cailee, Austin, and Sara.

Nancy Landen-

Office Administrator

Nancy has served at FCC since 2005. Nancy covers a variety of roles with a servant's attitude. She not only is the office administrator, but she also has a heart for people that is evident. She helps to lead in several areas including benevolence, hospitality, women's ministries, and finances. 

Nancy and her husband are involved with many aspects of the church, as well as with our local Boys and Girls club. Nancy has a love for animals and animal rescue. If you ever want to bring a puppy up to the office for her to meet, she would appreciate that. 

Tracey Hedrick- Director of Children's Ministries

Tracey has served as our Part-time Director of Children's Ministries since 2012. She is originally from Danville, VA. She earned her B.S. degree in Elementary Education from East Carolina University. Tracey has taught in the Roanoke Rapids School district for many years. Currently she teaches Kindergarten at Manning Elementary. 

Tracey loves music, drama, the beach, and her four Jack Russell terriers (Moca, Scooter, Pocco, and Kenzie). One of highlights of her ministry here is the annual Children's Christmas musical. If you want to see Tracey smile, talk to her about her kids at school or here at FCC.  

Kitty Archer-

Director of Worship Ministries

Kitty has served as our Part-time Director of Worship Ministries since 2012. She is a native of Roanoke Rapids and has attended FCC for many years. Her husband, Randy, is also a vital part of the worship ministry at FCC. Kitty graduated with a B.S. in Elementary Education from Barton College. Kitty is a full time teacher at Chaloner Middle School.  

In her spare time, Kitty enjoys spending time with her two college age children, Taylor and Madison. She also enjoys reading, exercising, playing with her two dogs, and spending time with family and friends.