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MBC has a full-time senior pastor and seven part-time pastors and staff.
Stephen L. Hadden: Senior Pastor
Steve Hadden is a native of Elizabethtown, Kentucky. Steve completed two years of pre-pharmacy school at Georgetown College and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from Mercer University in Georgia. He completed Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry degrees at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville.
Steve has served as Senior Pastor for churches in Kentucky, Florida, and South Carolina. Additionally, he currently serves as an Assistant to the Presidents at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and Georgetown College. Steve continues to hold licensure as a Registered Pharmacist in Kentucky.
He loves sports including basketball, baseball, tennis, football, and golf. He is Kentucky fan!
Steve is married to Joy who is described by Steve as, “my right arm for many areas of ministry.” Joy is a realtor and a decorator who enjoys making their home a welcoming place for guests. Joy loves home renovation, gardening, canning and cooking new recipes as well as some of Steve’s old favorites, cornbread! Being a grandma is one of Joy’s favorite role these days.
Steve and Joy have three sons: Tommy, Jon, and Jordan. And did we mention, they have grandchildren??
Andrea Ball: Children’s Minister
Andrea oversees our ministries for children from age 3 through grade 5, including Children’s Worship, missions, VBS, summer camps and a calendar of special events. Andrea is married to Derek (who is a big help to Miss Andrea as well as our Church Moderator) and they have three young boys to keep them busy.
Andrea also works as a Speech/Language Pathologist at Junction City Elementary School.
Evan Rowe: Associate Pastor
Evan is the Associate Pastor, with responsibilities for leading Worship and Youth Ministry.
Evan Rowe is a native of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Evan attended Kentucky Wesleyan College and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Philosophy. While at Kentucky Wesleyan, Evan minored in music and met his wife Kelly Nelson Rowe. Evan completed a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy degrees at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Evan has served as Music Minister, and Youth/Children’s ministers in several Methodist churches in Kentucky. Over the past few years, Evan has worked as a Clinician with at risk children, youth, and their families. Evan is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of Kentucky.
Evan and his wife Kelly have been married for over 10 years and have 3 beautiful children: Kacy, Abby, and Jack. Kelly is a fourth grade teacher at Seton Catholic School and has been at the school since it opened in 2005. In May of 2014 Evan was ordained by Midway Baptist Church as a Minister of the Gospel.
Mona Garrison: Nursery Caregiver
Mrs Mona Garrison is our Nursery Caregiver during the Sunday School hour, 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. worship services on Sunday and during Wednesday evening fellowship meal and small groups.
Mary Clanney: Ministry Assistant
Mary has been with MBC since October, 2007 and manages our office weekdays from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. She produces all of our publications, coordinates the flow of information in our organization, helps with distribution from our Food Pantry and generally keeps everything going. If you need to know something about Midway Baptist Church, reach out to Mary at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rebecca Woolums, Church Pianist
Rebecca provides instrumental support for the early worship service on Sunday mornings.