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CHURCH OFFICE

 

Meet Our Team

 

 

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DR. RANDY SHERRON  |  Pastor

rsherron@rrbch.com

 

 

Randy lives in Cary and grew up in nearby Randolph County, NC. While a student at Southeastern Seminary he met his wife, Susan, who was a student at Meredith College. Susan is an elementary school teacher at Dillard Drive Elementary School. The Sherron's have one child, Alex, who works for FOX Sports covering NASCAR. Randy’s ministry includes an emphasis on spiritual development and in conjunction with that he’s led both beginning and advanced spiritual formation classes for Duke Divinity School students. He has also received interim ministry training and executive coach's training from the Center for Congregational Health located in Winston-Salem, N.C. In addition to Southeastern Seminary, Randy holds degrees from Campbell University and Drew Divinity School. Ridge Road is his fourth pastorate.


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MR. KERRY JOHNSON  |  Minister of Music

kjohnson@rrbch.com
 

 

Kerry grew up here in Raleigh, and has been active in music since the age of 10. He completed a Batchelor of Music in piano performance at Furman University in Greenville, SC and went on to complete a Masters in piano performance at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, NY.  While his collegiate focus was classical piano, his musical background includes a broad range of styles and endeavors.  He has been active in various aspects of choral and church music all of his life, with experience as a singer, song writer, conductor, accompanist and soloist.  Kerry has recorded 3 CD’s, two as pianist with the Celtic fusion group Bragh Adair, and more recently a solo piano album of original compositions called Ebenezer Crossing.  He resides in Raleigh with his wife Sue, and his children Wesley and Martha are graduate students at The University of Minnesota and The University of South Carolina respectively. 


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MRS. PENNY ATWOOD  |  Director of Weekday Preschool
patwood@rrbch.com

 

 

“You can take the girl out of the country, but you can’t take the country out of the girl” holds true for Penny. A native of West Virginia, she grew up in the West Virginia hills. She graduated from Concord University with a BS degree in elementary education. She worked on her Master’s Degree from West Virginia University before moving to North Carolina 25 years ago with her husband, Paul, and two daughters, Kelly and Amy at which time she became the Weekday Preschool Director at RRBC. Penny lives in Clayton, attends church in Garner, and dotes on three granddaughters: Haley, Abby and Adriana! She loves to read and spend time at the beach. Penny claims to be a “TARBILLY” now (half tarheel and half hillbilly). Her favorite scripture is “Choose you this day whom ye will serve…as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” She lives by the creed to always give people more than they expect to get.


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MRS. HOLLY BALDWIN  |  Office Administrator
hbaldwin@rrbch.com

 

 

Holly has been part of the Ridge Road team since 2009 and has been called the “machine behind the scenes" of Ridge Road. She came to Ridge Road from a software company where she worked for ten years in support and marketing management. Holly received her Certification in Women’s Ministry Leadership through Campbell University Divinity School in 2012. She has experience in a variety of church leadership positions including Women’s Ministry, Deacon, Sunday School teacher, Children's Ministry, and others. Holly and her husband Brad call Knightdale home and are truly enjoy their roles as Foster Parents for Wake County. On the weekends you can often find Holly spending time with her family exploring all the nooks and crannies of North Carolina. On occasion she also likes to think that she can out-fish her husband when they are on the lake.


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MRS. LOIS MCCOY  |  Office Assistant
lmccoy@rrbch.com

 

 

Originally from Virginia, Lois has lived in North Carolina since 1980.  A graduate of Virginia Tech, she later received her Master of Arts in Christian Education from Southeastern Seminary.  She has taught elementary school and was a children's minister for over 20 years.  She and her husband Mac have two adult children and two grandchildren.  When not working, she likes to spend time with her grandchildren or quilting.


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MR. MICHAEL ARNOLD  |  Facilities Manager

marnold@rrbch.com

Michael is the newest member of the Ridge Road team joining us in February 2015. Michael grew up here in Raleigh and graduated from Broughton High School. He then entered the U.S. Army and after a short stay of four years he returned home to Raleigh where he entered the National Guard and was at the airport for two years. Michael currently works for the Eastern Wake Fire/Rescue Department where he is the Captain on A shift. Michael has been with the Fire department for the past 22 years. Michael has also served as a Wake County EMT and a Fire/Rescue and CPR instructor for Wake Technical Community College. Michael and his wife Christy have been married for 29 years and live in Knightdale. They have two children. Their daughter Halie is 19 and works at a preschool. Their son Michael is 24 and is a paramedic. Michael and his family are also active in their church where Michael serves as an usher and volunteers for various ministries.