Join us for Worship | Each Sunday @ 10:00 AM

Join us for Worship | Each Sunday @ 10:00 AM



Our Team is Expanding


Porter Graves, III

Lead Pastor




(252) 728-1929


A follower of Jesus, the Nazarene. Has served on two districts since 2005. and was Ordained as Elder in June of 2009. A teamplayer who is big on seeing the whole church fulfill the Commission of Jesus Christ. He earned his Master of Divinity with Honors in May of 2008. His two prevailing life verse(s) are: John 3, v.30; and Galatians 2, v.20. Get in touch with him today.


He is married to Angela Burns Graves, an R.N. at Carteret Health Care on the Transitional Team, and together they have 4 sons: Porter IV; Jacob; Shane; and Eli.


Seeking Worship Director/Leader

To lead Praise, Worship, and AVL Team



Please call the church if you feel

led to be consideredered for this

very essential ministry position



Belinda Schultz

Calendar & Events Director


To schedule all things in our building and facilities, please contact Belinda

for reservations and scheduling.

(252) 342-3359


Tammy Schooley

Youth Ministries Director, NYI




Tammy has been a consistent leader of our Youth Ministries for over a decade. As a science teacher at East Carteret High School, she has a passion and urgency for future generations. From great teaching to summer camp...from NYC to fall retreat, she is connected to the kids and to our local community.


Actively Involved Ministry Team:

Curt Nelson (Ordained)

Samuel Safrit (Local)

Margaret Smith (Local)


2022-2023 Church Board | Leadership

Pastor Porter Graves, III

Kate Jayne (Church Board Secretary)

Sharon Leach (N.M.I. Director)

Kathy Odell (Church Treasurer);
Shelley Safrit (NDI President);

Tammy Schooley (NYI President)

Sandra Gillikin; Chris Noe; Samuel Safrit


To contact us call (252) 728-1929 or email