Scott K. Lowry
Scott Lowry, our Lead Pastor, was introduced to the church as a "bus kid." As a college freshman, God placed a clear call to preach on his heart and opened many doors of opportunity even as a "student preacher." During one of these services, Terry, a high school senior, committed her life to Christ. Neither had any idea that in 2016 they would celebrate forty-four years of marriage.
Pastor Scott passionately preaches and teaches the Bible. He commonly uses humor, video resources and audience interaction to help listeners deal with the real issues of life. His heart's desire is to be a disciple of Christ who "makes disciples who make disciples."
Pastor Scott has served in many areas of leadership in both church and community. He has ministered in foster care, youth athletics and community chaplaincy. He has spoken at numerous camps, retreats, revivals, seminars, and banquets. He has "planted" two churches personally, and "coached" young pastors and assisted in starting and restarting seven others churches.
He graduated from Mid-America Nazarene University in 1975. He received his Master's in Ministry degree from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
He and Terry have three adult children, six grandchildren, and a '67 Mustang!
Worship & Arts
Pastor Sharon is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene and has served on the pastoral staff of Huntsville First for over twenty years. She is a graduate of Greenville College, a liberal arts college affiliated with the Free Methodist Church, which is located in Greenville, Illinois. As a "minister assigned to worship ministry" she enjoys leading worship and is passionate about helping others develop their artistic gifts and technical skills for God's glory. Sharon is also learning to coach others in being discipled by Jesus and is involved in several small groups that are being discipled by Jesus. She is married to Dr. Charles Keffer, a research scientist employed in Huntsville, and they have three adult children and two grandchildren.
Pastor Steve Wood is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He and his wife of 29 years, Lois, are passionate about reaching the next generation. They are working together to bring a community approach to a fragmented world through outreach to a multi-congregational ministry and local non-profit to provide for the “least of these”. Steve and Lois are graduates of Mid-America Nazarene University. Lois is a 6th grade teacher at Madison County Elementary School where God laid on her and Steve’s hearts the passion of ministering to the next generation. Steve, while pastoring in Mississippi, completed a Masters in Counseling. In 1991, when he moved back to his high school stomping grounds of Huntsville, he completed a Masters in Elementary Education. They have three adult sons and two granchildren.
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