Leadership

Pastors & Staff

JASON GRISSOM

PASTOR OF PREACHING AND VISION

Jason is husband to Brandy and father to Jasmine and Angel. Jason has been pastor of Eureka Baptist Church since June 8, 2008.  He served 10 years at Eastaboga Baptist Church prior to his tenure at Eureka. Pastor Jason has been preaching since July of 1991. Pastor Jason grew up in Oxford, AL and graduated from Oxford High School. 

MARK SHAW

PASTOR OF FAMILY MINISTRIES

Mark has served as pastor of family ministries since August of 2022. He is an undergraduate degree from Florida Baptist College, a masters in Christian education from New Baptist Theological Seminary, and a doctorate of ministry from Trinity Theological Seminary. He has served various churches in Alabama, Texas, Florida, and Georgia. He has one daughter Mary Ann who lives in Texas.

DAVID STRICKLAND

PASTOR OF WORSHIP AND STUDENTS

David is husband to Alanna and father to Parker and Rosie.  David grew up a preacher's kid (PK) and has served in other church prior to coming to Eureka. David has served as our pastor to student's and of worship since July of 2019.

MATTHEW KAY

ELDER - CHURCH ADMINISTRATOR

Matthew has served as church administrator since 2015 and installed as an elder in 2017.  He is father to Avery, Reagan, Chayse, Grayson and River.  Matthew works at the Talladega Co-Op.  He was born and raised in Oneonta, AL and is a graduate of Auburn University.

VICKI RICHARDSON

BUDGET OVERSITE OFFICER

Vicki has served as treasurer since July of 2015. She is the wife of Tom Richardson and mother of Cason Smith. Vicki works for Johnson & Johnson. She is a graduate of Lincoln High School and Auburn University. 

DEACONS

FRED WILLIAMS

CHAIRMAN/SECURITY COORDINATOR
Fred is husband to Elvira and father to Tracy, LaVonda, Tene, Kareem, and Fred Jr. He is retired from the Army and from his post as an Alabama State Trooper.  He is a graduate of Salem High School and  Alabama A&M where he attended on a basketball scholarship. 

ELVIRA WILLIAMS

BENEVOLENCE COORDINATOR
Elvira is wife to Fred and mother to Tracy, LaVonda, Tene, Kareem, and Fred Jr. She has 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. She is retired from the US House of Representatives. She is from Birmingham, AL and a graduate of Phillips High School. She also holds a BA from Samford University in Birmingham, AL. 

CHUCK HURST

BUILDINGS AND GROUNDS COORDINATOR
Chuck is husband to Annette and father to Alecia and Brandon.  He also has 5 grandchildren. He works for the State of Alabama Highway Department and from November thru Christmas he work as a subcontractor for Santa Claus.  He was born and raised in Tuscaloosa, AL. 

ANNETTE HURST

COMMUNITY COORDINATOR
Annette is wife to Chuck and mother to Alecia and Brandon. She has 5 grandchildren. She is a retired RN. She plays Mrs. Claus from November thru Christmas. She was born and raised in Talladega, AL. 

KENNY IVEY

BUILDINGS & GROUNDS COORDINATOR
He is husband to Susie and father to Brent, Jason, Dustin, and Chris.  Kenny has 4 granddaughters and 1 grandson.  Kenny is owner of Orkin Pest Control located in Oxford, AL. He was born and raised in Lumberton, NC. 

SUSIE IVEY

HOSPITALITY COORDINATOR
She is wife to Kenny and mother to Jason, Dustin, Brent, and Chris. She has 4 granddaughters and 1 grandson. She was born and raised in Oxford, AL.

RON HARRELL

MISSIONS COORDINATOR
Ron is husband to Kristin and father to Katie and Natalie. Ron is a full-time firefighter in Talladega.  He is a graduate of Talladega High School.

KRISTIN HARRELL

MISSIONS COORDINATOR
Kristin is wife to Ron and mother to Katie and Natalie. She is a graduate of Talladega High School and holds a EdD from Samford University. She is employed by the Pell City Board of Education.

NATE WALKER

WIDOW CARE COORDINATOR
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JACK NASH

Co-Founder & CFO
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MARK McKELROY

Head of Product
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MARY NASH

Token Hipster
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JENNIE McKELROY

Founder & CEO
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