Dr. Jim Collier
Senior Pastor
 
Jim is a Florida native and spent 12 years serving our country in the US Army, attaining the rank of Captain before entering seminary to become a Pastor. He attended Mid America Baptist Seminary getting his M.Div and Doctorate. He has served in Mississippi, Tennessee and now in North Carolina where his wife Myra is from. Jim and Myra have been married 25 years and have 2 adult children, Rebecca and Josh, both of Memphis, Tennessee. 
 
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Aaron Edwards
Associate Pastor to Youth and Families
 

Aaron grew up in Mount Pleasant, NC. He is a graduate of Lee University (May 12′) with a concentration in Biblical Studies and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Certificate in Christian Studies (Jan 21′) and Master of Arts in Christian Ministries (Jan 22′). He is currently in the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been serving the Youth of FBC Concord since August of 2013 and formerly served at churches around Rowan County. He and his wife Amanda were married in 2012                                                                        and reside in Kannapolis. 

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Howard Joye
Worship Director
 
Howard became Worship Leader at FBC in 2013. He received the Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degree from the University of South Carolina and did Doctoral work in Music Theory at Florida State University where he taught Theory and directed the Jazz Pop Vocal ensemble. He also taught at USC and Columbia College and is a woodwind specialist and arranger. He has lead church music full time Christian ministry since 1985. Howard and his wife Beverly enjoy homeschooling and loving their 3 granddaughters.
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Korighan Gabriel
Children’s Ministry Director
 
Korighan is a lifelong resident of Concord and a lifetime member of FBC Concord. She started teaching in AWANA while in high-school and moved to teaching in the Children’s Ministry under our former children’s director. Being called to shepherd children’s hearts was a natural path for Korighan. Before being called to FBC Concord she was a full time Nanny, taught at a local preschool and continues to teach dance at Cabarrus Dance Academy.

 

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Angela Simpson
Membership Secretary
 
Angela joined the FBC Concord staff in September of 2021. She comes from a education background and has been in administration for 3 years. She is from Salisbury and lives in Kannapolis with Scott, her husband of 6 years. They have one son who is also in ministry. Angela and Scott love to travel but love the gulf shore beaches most of all.
 
 
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Jacqulyn Campbell
ABC Preschool Director
 
Jacqulyn became the Director of All Because of Christ Preschool in August 2017. She graduated from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC with a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development and Biology and has taught preschool for 11 years. Jacqulyn was born and raised here in Concord, NC where she lives with her husband, Timothy and 2 young children, Bristol and Tucker. In her spare time she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, crafting and spending time with her family.
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Cindy Key
Financial Secretary
 
Cindy has been in church finance for many years. She does work all over Cabarrus and Rowan county for area churches. She is a life long resident of Salisbury and resides there with her husband Eddie. They have 2 daughters and her favorite pastime is spending time with family.