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 & has served at CFC for seven. 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.
Pastor Shayne will be on sabbatical until August. We as a church are incredibly grateful for Pastor Shayne and his family as they have faithfully been poured out for the sake of the gospel at CFC for the past 7 years. We pray that this time will be a time of refreshing and refilling for them as they prepare to lead us into the next season. Pastor Shayne & his family love this church body, are praying for it often while away & trust that the Lord will use Pastor David, visiting Pastors, our deacons & leaders, in a mighty way to keep Jesus' church moving forward. Will you join us in prayer for him & our leadership while he is away?
Pastor David Leatherwood
“I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.” — Galatians 2:20
David has served CFC as a member of the worship team for several years as well as Vice Chairman of the deacons. He has a passion to proclaim the Word of God and that all would be captivated by God’s glory. David is a graduate from Tuscola High School and has furthered his education through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Amanda and together they have two children, Carter and Grady.
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.
Cassidy Bridges | Director of Kids Ministries
“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid;do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.”
Cassidy has been serving in children's ministry since she was in high school. She is a teachers assistant at a local elementary school, serves in bible club, and ultimately loves training up children to glorify Christ.
Youth Ministry Leaders
Greg Bridges & Sydney Bridges
“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
Andy Steele - Secretary / Hospitality & Greeter
Bob Ramskill - Building & Grounds
Keil Bass - Building & Grounds
Mike Vaughn - Benevolence
Shannon Steele - Financial Secretary
Greg Bridges - 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, 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.