Meet the team.

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Dayton Hartman

Lead Pastor: Preaching and Vision
Dayton’s passion is for the local church, discipleship, and evangelism. Dayton earned an M.A. of Global Apologetics from Liberty University, and a Ph.D. in Church and Dogma History from North-West University. He serves as an adjunct professor of church history for Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dayton lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Rebekah, and his sons: Jude, Gavin, Ransom, and Moses.

Daniel Tripp

Executive Pastor
Daniel desires to see the gospel change lives in the people of Redeemer and throughout Rocky Mount. He earned a B.S. in Religion from Liberty University and an M. Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Daniel lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Kristen.

Erik Harris

Lay Pastor
Erik is a native of Nash County. He longs to see his hometown of Rocky Mount transformed by the gospel. He has served the Rocky Mount community as an educator for 20+ years. Erik earned a B.M. in music from East Carolina University and an M.A. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Erik and his wife Jennifer live in Rocky Mount, and have four beautiful children: Chloe, Caleb, Corrie, and Calvin, who is in heaven. 

Taylor Mains

Worship Leader
Taylor is a native of Jacksonville, Florida. He is also a graduate from The College at Southeastern. Outside of serving Redeemer, he works full-time at Faith Christian School. Taylor lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Melissa.

Luke Boone

Director of Family Ministry
Luke earned a B.A. in Christian Studies from the College at Southeastern and an M.A. in Old Testament from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He serves with Redeemer Kids and our Rooted life group. Luke lives in Nashville with his wife Sam.

Jessie Ellis

Financial Administrator
Jessie loves the gospel, seeing lives changed, and the city of Rocky Mount. Jessie earned B.S. in Accounting from North Carolina Wesleyan College and a B.S. in Finance from Appalachian State University. Jessie lives in Rocky Mount with her husband Keith and their sons, Justin and Jonathan. 

Tim Sia

Staff Intern
Tim loves the gospel of Jesus Christ and seeing him save and transform people through it. He was born and raised in the Philippines. He is currently earning his B.S. in Education at Liberty University Online. Tim lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Whitney.

Devin Bobbitt

Staff Intern
Devin is a native of western North Carolina, who attended North Carolina State University. Outside of serving Redeemer, he works full-time at Four Seasons. He loves to enjoy the outdoors and his passions include music, community, and traveling. Devin lives in Wilson with his wife Morgan.

Jeff Marshall

Life Groups Coordinator

Nealee Turner

Connect Director