Rockvale Baptist Church

652 Old Grove Road, Piedmont, SC 29673

864-299-0866

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Pastors and Deacons

Rev. Deane Harrison – Pastor

Rev. Harrison has served as pastor of RBC since August 2014. Prior to his call as pastor, he served in various leadership roles at RBC, including associate pastor, deacon, youth director, and children’s worship director. Pastor Deane loves to spend time with his wife and ministry partner, Christi, and daughters, Hannah and Heidi. His desire is to instruct and encourage the church to be disciple makers as we follow Jesus and put His Great Commission into action. Preaching and teaching God’s Word is essential to this desire.

Pastor Deane completed his undergraduate education at North Greenville University. He earned his Master of Divinity from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Favorite Scripture: John 16:33

I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

Rev. Engrum Johnson – Pastor Emeritus

Rev. Johnson has served in ministry for 50 years. For 20 of those years, he faithfully served as pastor of Rockvale until his retirement in 2014. He is married to his wife of many years, Lynn, who also is active at RBC. Pastor Johnson’s (P.J.) desire for RBC is that it will remain the spiritual anchor of our community, and will serve as a light house in order to show our community the way to Jesus Christ.

Pastor Johnson completed his undergraduate education at Furman University. He earned his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Favorite Scripture: John 14:1-3

"Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me. 2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you?3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am."

Dennis Hoffman

Dennis currently serves as the Chairman of our Deacon Family Ministry

 

Favorite Scripture: John 3:17

"For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but to save the world through him."

Rick McKitrick

Rick currently serves as Vice-Chairman in the Deacon Family Ministry.

Favorite Scripture: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

"There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot, a time to kill and a time to heal, a time to tear down and a time to build, a time to weep and a time to laugh, a time to mourn and a time to dance, a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them, a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing, a time to search and a time to give up, a time to keep and a time to throw away, a time to tear and a time to mend, a time to be silent and a time to speak, a time to love and a time to hate, a time for war and a time for peace."

David Crutchfield

David currently serves as the Secretary of our Deacon Family Ministry

Favorite Scripture: John 14:6

"Jesus answered, 'I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.'"

David Loftis

David serves in the Deacon Family Ministry.

Favorite Scripture: John 3:16

"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life."

Rick Peddicord

Rick serves in the Deacon Family Ministry.

Favorite Scripture: Ephesians 3:20-21

"Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, to him be glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, forever and ever. Amen."

David Stephens

David serves in the Deacon Family Ministry.

Favorite Scripture: Ephesians 2:8-9

"For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast."

Doug Wintermute

Doug serves in the Deacon Family Ministry.

Favorite Scripture: Psalm 37:7

"Be still before the Lord and wait patiently for him; do not fret when people succeed in their ways, when they carry out their wicked schemes."