Meet Our Leaders

Our Elders

Hexon J. Maldonado
Pastor for Preaching, Corporate Worship, and L.E.A.D.

Hexon J. Maldonado holds a Master of Divinity  degree in Biblical and Theological Studies from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (2004) and a BA in Religion from the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor (2001). He has ministered in Kentucky, South Dakota, and Ontario, Canada. Read more...

Loren Benson

Loren Benson
Pastor for Life Groups, Finances, and Children’s Ministries

Loren Benson holds a Juris Doctorate from the South Texas College of Law (Houston, TX) and BS in Criminal Justice and Political Science. He has served as an Elder, on Missions Teams, taught in Sunday school and Small Groups in various churches in Texas and Colorado. He and his wife also spent two years ministering China. Read more... 

Raymond Duggan
Pastor for Counseling, Benevolence, and M.O.V.E.

Raymond Duggan grew up in Abilene and did his undergraduate work in Biology at Abilene Christian University where he met his wife. Following that time, he went to TCOM in Ft. Worth to earn his medical degree in 2002. After marrying his wife, Amanda, they moved to Temple, Texas. Read more...


Deacons and Ministry Leaders

Dirk Aaron
Deacon, Treasurer, Benevolence, and Church Council
Lauren Graham
Director for Children’s Ministries
Tori Cole
Director for Nursery Care
Terri Maldonado
Director for Women’s Ministries (Beauty for Ashes)
Jason Orlowski
Worship Leader
Willie Ward
Deacon and Church Council


Church Council Members

(Annual Rotating Membership)
Toni Sorensen
Church Council
Alyssa McCoy
Church Council


Randy Williams
Church Council


Church Secretary

Teri Marceau
Church Secretary