Shayne Powell Jr. Th.M, Ph.D | Senior Pastor
“And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.” –Jeremiah 3:15
Pastor Shayne is from Greenville, SC, and was raised on the mission field in the West Indies and Bethel, Alaska. He has been operating in a pastoral capacity for eighteen years now & serving at CFC for six. His passion is preaching the “whole counsel” of the Word of God (Acts 20:27). He attended Fruitland Bible College, Liberty U., & Omega Seminary. He has six children with his wife, Sonya (Elisha, Eian, Zeke, Zayne, Aiden, Skylar). He spends downtime fishing with his kids, playing the guitar, & perusing used book stores.
Sherri Ingle | Music Minister
"Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us.” –Ephesians 3:20
Sherri is a graduate of Western Carolina University, holds degrees in music and psychology, and has continued her education through Bethany Bible Institute. She joined Cornerstone in 2003, after a seventeen year tenure as music minister in Maggie Valley. She is a published songwriter, recording artist, has produced solo instrumental CDs, and has been a studio musician for Christian artists. Sherri is married to Jeff, CFC’s Director of Missions.
Sonya Powell | Director of Children’s Ministries
“Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.”
Sonya is the homeschooling mother of 6 children from ages 14 to 5. She has been involved in children’s ministry for 15 years at 3 churches. Her greatest desire is to see children “grow in the nurture and admonition of the Lord” (Ephesians 6:4). She is dedicated to seeing children discipled to follow Christ dynamically.
Youth Ministry Leaders
Greg Bridges, Sydney Bridges, Brandon Arnette, and Kiana Arnette
“Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.”
-1 Timothy 4:12
Our leaders share the desire to see youth find their purpose, identity, and future in Jesus Christ.
Evangelism & Discipleship
John Roberts - Chairman
David Leatherwood - Vice Chairman
Greg Bridges - Secretary
Don Ross - Financial Secretary
Mike Altermat - Treasurer
Cheryl Ramskill - Clerk
The gears turn at Cornerstone thanks to so many VOLUNTEERS fulfilling their task in the body of Christ. Whether it’s within our praise team and band, kid’s ministry (Sunday School, Kid’s Church, Team Kid), nursery, sound & media, missions team, connection team, security, deacons, property management or the kitchen (Simple Supper Crew), we love our volunteers and praise the Lord for their dedicated, passionate labor & their servant's hearts.