Staff & Leadership

We have a passion for people, our community, and our world. Our culture and leadership is characterized by worship, the love of God, and a genuine call to ministry.

  • Ricky Ricks

    Lead Pastor

    Pastor Ricky has been leading our church for over 8 years. His passion for growth in the lives of others is what sparked the LIGHT acronym we now practice. He is a thoughtful leader, faithful follower, and compassionate man. 

  • Ed BLackstone

    Pastor of Congregational Care

    Ed leads the ministries at Greggton that help to provide care and comfort for those who are experiencing the hardships that life can bring. He also helps to develop opportunities for our older adults along with a team of adult ministry leaders.

  • Gene Evans

    Worship Director

    While leading the Wesley Foundation at Kilgore College as a local pastor, Gene passionately works to equip Greggton with sights and sounds that make our worship services meaningful. To find out more about our Chancel Choir and Praise Band, he's your guy.

  • Patricia Ricks

    Adult Ministry Director

    Our adult ministry is packed with opportunities to grow in faith and community with others because of Patricia's leadership with the adult ministry team. She will be your point of contact for Sunday school classes, new adult small groups, and United Methodist Women.

  • Tyler Blackwell

    Youth Ministry Director

    Here's a guy with a real heart for developing the minds and hearts of youth for the kingdom of God. Over the last year Tyler has continued to develop our youth ministry with more weekly activities and growth of summer missions and camp. This ministry could not be more exciting for any youth (grades 6 - 12) to be a part of.

  • Susan Evans

    CHILDREN's Ministry Director

    Susan is the woman on a mission to have the entire community around our church energized and involved in shaping the lives of children. From the Sunday mornings to year-round children's outreach, she is making learning and fun one and the same for all children.

  • Ashley Blackwell

    Communications Director & the Gap Director

    Do you want to receive our emails, newsletter, or have an event to be advertised? Ashley is everyone's go-to for communications and church-wide news, but her passion and energy don't stop there. She is also the fearless leader of our after-school program known as the GAP; bringing Christ and our community together for local children in the Pine Tree school district.

  • Terry McAlister

    Financial Administrator

    Terry has the ability to take care of everything and everyone. As the lead of our church finances, she not only centralizes our focus to maintain stewardship, she also finds ways to aide others in financial stability. For Financial Peace University courses and more, she will be glad to assist you.