Joe has been in ministry for over 20 years. He was called into full time ministry in 1999 and was ordained in 2000. He has served at First Baptist Church of the Islands in Savannah, Georgia and Raleigh Road Baptist Church here in Wilson before coming to Connect Church. He has been involved with students in some capacity for all 20 years of ministry. He currently serves as Family Pastor at Connect Church. His passion is to watch families be changed and transformed by Jesus. He also serves as the chaplain for the State Troopers in Wilson and Greene County. He previously served as chaplain over the Savannah-Chatham Police Department while in Savannah, Georgia. He passionately pours into and wants to make a difference in his community.
We are excited to welcome Thorne to our ministry here at Connect Church! Thorne brings a passion to see our children grow in the Lord to become lifelong followers of Jesus. All his life, he has grown up around children’s ministry and brings both youthfulness and experience to our Connect Kids. Thorne is currently taking seminary classes and desires to give his life to serving Christ in ministry.