Our Staff


Rev. Phillip Barton

Rev. Phillip Barton

Pastor

Pastor Phillip Barton has proudly served Dortches Baptist Church since June 2010.  His love for the Lord and Christ’s ministry is paired with his love for his family.  He has encouraged our church to be family-oriented in designing our programs to meet the needs of all ages.

We are glad to have Pastor Phil on staff and look forward to having him serve our church and community for years to come.

Rev. Phillip Barton was ordained in the Baptist faith on November 2004.  He has served churches in Virginia and North Carolina.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies from Bluefield College, Virginia; a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Bluefield College; and a Masters in Divinity from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Virginia.

If you would like to schedule a meeting with our pastor or have him contact you, feel free to send an email to phil@dortchesbc.org.

 

Margie Jesse

Margie Jesse

Music Director

Margie Jesse is the music minister in charge of both adult and preschool/children’s choir.  She serves the community through her employment as a middle school band director, and she serves our church through her commitment to bringing a joyful noise out of all of us.  Mrs. Jesse also performs in a local jazz band.  Music is her life, and she is glad to turn her God-given talent into ministry through her leadership role at Dortches Baptist Church.

Be sure to visit our Music page for an overview of our music program.  We have several opportunities to serve the lord through music, including our choirs as well as Handbells.  Ask Margie how you can join in the celebration!

Rev. Shane Lancaster

Rev. Shane Lancaster

Youth Pastor

Rev. Shane Lancaster enthusiastically serves as our youth minister. He was ordained by our church October 19, 2014. Shane grew up in Rocky Mount. He has earned a Batchelor of Arts in Religion and Christian Ministries and a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Biblical Studies, both from Campbell University Divinity School. Shane completed a chaplaincy internship at WakeMed.

He enjoys spending time with his wife, Amanda, his daughter, Amelia, & his two Quaker parrots, Kiwi and Paulie. When he is not serving at Dortches, Shane works as a Sr. FSR at State Employees’ Credit Union. Shane has a passion to spread God’s kingdom among the students in the Nash-Rocky Mount area. He enjoys camping, traveling & cooking. He enjoys exploring issues of poverty and economic equality, the Gospel and pop culture, and listening to other people.

If you have questions about our youth programs, feel free to contact him at youth@dortchesbc.org.

Jessica Barton

Jessica Barton

Administrative Assistant

Jessica Barton is our part-time church administrative assistant.  As a part-time staff member, her office hours vary according to needs and demands. Please contact her if you need to make an appointment, or feel free to email any questions of information you have for the church office.

Feel free to contact Jessica at office@dortchesbc.org.