Our Staff

Jared Berry

Senior Pastor

Jared became the Senior Pastor of Union Baptist Church in November of 2019. He has his Masters of Divinity in Expository Preaching and has previously served at the same church for over 10 years. His experiences watching God build up churches fills him with excitement for what God is going to do at Union. He considers himself to be very blessed to be a part of such a loving church and he loves them back.

God has also blessed him with his amazing wife Audrey and their 4 kids: Alethea, Shiloh, Gideon, and Declan. His life verse is Matthew 6:33.

Richard Whiteheart

Associate Pastor of Care

Reverend Richard Whiteheart is our Pastor of Care and specializes in visiting and ministering to people in their time of need. He is very musically talented and has been a great blessing to Union.

Carolyn Neill

Carolyn Neill



Carolyn Neill is the pianist at Union.  She joined our Ministry Team in 2009.  She is married to Steve.

 Laura Turlington



Laura Turlington is Union’s Administrative/Financial Assistant.  She joined the staff of Union in August 2018.

Rupert Thomas

Rupert Thomas



Rupert Thomas is our General Maintenance Tech.  He grew up attending Union and now cares for the physical structure of the building and grounds of the Church.