Staff

Pastors & Staff 

 
The pastors and staff at Heritage are dedicated to equipping the saints for the ministry as described in Ephesians  4. We understand that each has been given different gifts and abilities for the building up of the body of Christ and the proclamation of the gospel locally and around the world. 
 
We are not perfect but strive to honor God with our lives and our positions at Heritage. If you have questions or desire to meet with someone on staff, please contact us today! 
 
 
 
Pastors
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Nathan Smith

SENIOR PASTOR
  
 Pastor Nathan became our senior pastor in 2012, and he pasionately preaches the Bible. His heart has been shaped by  growing up in Tanzania. He fiercely loves God, his family, and people.
 
Executive Assistant: 
Caryl Shepherd
csheppard@hbclynchburg.com
 
 
 
 
   

Pastor Allen

GLOBAL MINISTRIES PASTOR 
 
Pastor Allen came on staff in 2003. He enjoys most things tech and riding bikes with his wife, Robin. Because of the sensitive nature of their travels to shepherd our missionaries, their picture is not shown. 
 
Administrative Assistant:
Leslie McMonagle
lmcmonagle@hbclynchburg.com
 
 

 

Ben Melin

ADMINISTRATIVE PASTOR
 
Ben began at HBC in 2015 and enjoys playing games with his family, hiking, splitting wood and building fires.
 
Executive Assistant:
Mary Kerry
mekerry@hbclynchburg.com
 
 
 
 
 
 
  

Del Laird

 PASTORAL CARE MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
Del has been on staff since 1995 and enjoys hiking the Colorado Rockies. His wife, Anne, enjoys being a homemaker and teaching private piano lessons. They both like raising a home garden and trying to keep up with their 8 grandchildren. 
 
 

 

Jeff Scott

ADULT MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
In 1995, Jeff began working at HBC and enjoys reading about people of history, playing golf, and running. He is also a huge Red Sox and Duke basketball fan.
 
 Administrative Assistant:
 Hannah Gregory
hrgregory@hbclynchburg.com
 
 

Keith Manuel

PASTORAL CARE MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
Keith came on staff at Heritage in 1986. He and his wife, Judy, love traveling.

 

Kent Gregory

STUDENT MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
Kent has been a part of HBC staff since February 1998.
He enjoys all things sports, being outdoors, and building projects.
 
Administrative Assistant:
Morgan Hall
mbhall@hbclynchburg.com
 
  
 

Kevin Haglund

WORSHIP MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
 Kevin came on staff in 2017 and enjoys the great outdoors—hiking, biking, camping, etc.—family movie and game nights, and all things music, as well as putting mission and discipleship back in the hands of ordinary people. 
 
Music Ministry Assistant:
Jamie Case
jcase@hbclynchburg.com
 

 

Mike Crump

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES
 
Mike joined the HBC staff in 2015 and enjoys cooking, hiking with his family, and playing 90’s video games.
 
 
 
 
 

 

Mike Morykon

COUNSELING MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
In 2014 Mike began his role on staff with HBC. He and his wife, Susan, enjoy camping, traveling to new places, and anything outdoors.
 
Administrative Assistant:
Leanna Branner
lbbranner@hbclynchburg.com
 

 

Nathan Fox

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF STUDENT MINISTRIES
 
Nathan began in 2016 and enjoys reading, watching or playing sports, taking walks with his wife Ashley, and going to Fresh Market to “sample” candy!

 

Pastor Rob

ASSOCIATE PASTOR OF GLOBAL MINISTRIES
 
Rob enjoys running, eating, tabletop games with friends and family, and seeing the gospel transform lives. Because of the sensitive nature of their travels to shepherd our missionaries, their picture is not shown.
 
 
 
 

Tony Mitchell

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES PASTOR
 
Tony came on staff in April of 1993.
He enjoys hiking and snorkeling with Sue and playing with their dog Koki.
 
Administrative Assistant:
Regina Case
rcase@hbclynchburg.com
 
 
 
 
 
Staff
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MINISTRY ASSISTANTS
 
 

Caryl Sheppard

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO PASTOR NATHAN
 
 Caryl has been on the team since 2008. She enjoys teaching the Bible, reading, playing games, and anything with family. 
 
 
 

 

Jamie Case

MUSIC MINISTRY
ASSISTANT
 
Jamie has been on staff since 2011. She loves baking goodies to share and gardening on the side. Her biggest passion is teaching students to use their musical gifts to serve Christ.

  

 
 
 
 

Hannah Gregory

 ADULT MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Hannah joined the HBC team in 2017. She enjoys hiking, kayaking, traveling, crafting, and most of all, sitting down with a cup of coffee and a good book.
 
 
 

 

Leanna Branner

OFFICE HOSTESS,
COUNSELING & PASTORAL CARE MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
On staff since 2014, Leanna enjoys running, hiking, writing, painting, or experimenting in the kitchen with a steamy mug of tea nearby.
 
 

 

Leslie McMonagle

GLOBAL MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Leslie has been on staff since 2013. She enjoys reading, painting, Bible study, cooking, gardening, and playing basketball.      

 

 
 
 

 

Mary Kerry

EXECUTIVE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Mary has been on staff since 2017. She enjoys spending time with her family and friends, playing games, reading, traveling, and being outside. 
 

 

Morgan Hall

OUTREACH COORDINATOR &
STUDENT MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Morgan began in 2017. In her spare time she loves to be outside (especially at the beach). She also loves to write and is currently editing her first novel. 
 
 

 

Regina Case

CHILDREN’S MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Regina began working at HBC in 1999. She likes to read and ride motorcycles with her husband. She also enjoys running and hiking.
 
 

 

Tara Gregory

STUDENT MINISTRIES ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
 
Tara joined the HBC staff in September of 2010. She enjoys spending time with family, shopping, and being outdoors.
 
 
CHILDREN’S MINISTRY DIRECTORS
 
 

Kim Griffin

NURSERY DIRECTOR
 
Kim joined the team in 2012. She likes to read and spend time with her family. She also loves teaching at her homeschool co-op.
 
 
 
 
 

Zanna Warner

PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR
 
Zanna joined the team in 2017. She is a mom of four who loves raising her kids and being involved in what they are interested in. When she is able, she LOVES to read. 
 
 
 
 
FACILITIES & I.T.
 
 

Aaron  Floge

DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES
 
Aaron came back on staff in 2008. He enjoys the craziness of home life and the excitement of so many kids in the house. He also enjoys getting away with his wife, Amy.
 
 
 

 

John Spalding

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR
OF FACILITIES & MAINTENANCE
 
John has been on staff since 2011. He enjoys working on his vehicles, shooting guns, playing video games, and being outdoors with his family.
 

 

Christopher Gould

FACILITIES TEAM MEMBER
 
Christopher joined the Facilities Team in June of 2015. He enjoys reading, watching movies, and playing both tabletop and video games. He also enjoys hiking, tennis, and learning new hands-on skills.
 
 
 
 

Luke Gregory

FACILITIES TEAM MEMBER
 
Luke came on the team in 2016. He enjoys golfing, competitive sports, and spending time with family.
 
 
 
 

 

Noah Gould

FACILITIES TEAM MEMBER
 
Noah has been with the HBC staff since 2015. He enjoys hiking, hunting at yard sales, playing racquetball, reading, and spending time with friends.
 
 
 

 

Seth Hatchell

FACILITIES TEAM MEMBER
 
Seth joined the HBC facilities team in January of 2018. Seth is from Laurinburg, NC and is currently studying Unmanned Aerial Systems at Liberty University. In his free time, he enjoys sports, hanging out with his girlfriend Kelsey, and enjoying God’s creation outdoors. 
 
 
FINANCE & ADMINISTRATION 
 
 

Cindy Ketterling

BOOKKEEPER
 
Cindy came back on staff in 2008. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially over a game of corn hole. 
 
 
 

 

Katelyn Lynch

ASSISTANT BOOKKEEPER
 
Katelyn joined the staff in July of 2016. She enjoys eating, reading, napping, learning Chinese, and traveling.
 
 
SOUND & MEDIA PRODUCTION 
 
 

Andy Mummau

TECHNICAL OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
 
Andy joined the TechOps team at Heritage in November 2016. He enjoys playing piano, reading books, and finding the best eats in the area.
 
 
 

 

Ashley Fox

GRAPHICS & MEDIA COORDINATOR
 
Ashley became a part of the HBC team in November 2017. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband Nathan and a large cup of coffee from her French press.