Walter "Bud" Pierce

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Pastor Bud was raised in Bluefield, Virginia.  He is the son of the late Dr. Walter Pierce, DDS and Dottie Pierce, renowned artist.  

Bud is the Grandson of Rev.  L.W. Pierce who preached in the Holston Conference actively for 65 years and J.S. "Buddy" Hackman of Univ. of Tennessee and Roanoke College fame.

Bud studied History at Emory & Henry, Psychology at Bluefield College and holds a Master of Science in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Radford University. 

Before being called into the ministry, Bud has worked in Human Resource Management, Psychology and the sales and in the financial industry.

Bud has a successful Performace Coaching Practice where he teaches how to improve all areas of your life.  Specialization in the elimination of Bad Habits, Stess and Anxiety, and overall Life Performance.

Bud's Spiritual Gifts are Speaking, Teaching and Faith. 


Leaders and Committees

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Below is a list of lay leaders in the church who serves as various committee leaders and other leadership roles within the church. If you are unsure who to contact, or need to contact someone and do not have their contact information, please just call the church at 540-639-1230 or email either the minister or the webmaster and we will get you in touch with the right Lay person!


Adminstrative Council


Don Wheeler, Renee Lima, Austin Grayson, Shirley Morehead, Bonnie Gillespie


Board of Trustees

Dave Armstrong, Phillip Coley, Dewey Eanes, Nora Kean, Fredene Poff, Harold Osborne, Joel Sheppard


Lay Leader


Laura Beth Howell




Fredene Poff


Events Committee


Bonnie Gillespie, Jean Witt, Laura Beth Howell


Finance Committee


Shirley Morehead, Donald Wheeler, Laura Beth Howell, Renee Lima


Children's Church


Jean Witt


Junior Youth  Jean Witt
Maintenance Issues

Board of Trustees


Missions/Outreach David Armstrong
Senior Youth


Laura Helms


Staff/Pastor Parish Relations


Renee Lima, Bob Bruce, Tammy Helms, Taylor Woolwine


Sunday School


Shirley Morehead


Annual Conference Member Mark Bruce


Don Wheeler, Vince Morehead, Aubrey Howell, Ed Keen


Worship Committee


Pastor Bud



   May 2019   
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