Ebenezer Baptist Church Staff
Rev. Earl P. Echols, Jr.
Pastor of Family & Discipleship
Currie joined Ebenezer as Pastor of Family & Discipleship in August 2013.
Currie, and his wife Suzanne, are originally from the area.
Wayne has been serving as a pastor at Ebenezer since July 2007. Before coming to Ebenezer, Wayne served as music pastor at Sunnycrest Baptist Church in Marion, Indiana. While serving full-time in Indiana, Wayne felt God leading him to return to education, giving him more opportunities to share the love of Jesus with the people around him. He teaches music at Pathways Elementary School in Hillsborough, NC.
Wayne and his wife, Laura, are originally from NC and have been married since November 1998. They have two sons, Isaac and Holden.
Music & Worship Pastor
Maria Hardin Preschool & Children's Coordinator
Maria, her husband Lane and daughter Faith have been with us since September 2007. Maria serves faithfully in all areas of our preschool department including AWANA and VBS. She has a heart and love for the children and their parents. Maria's gifts and talents are a perfect fit for our preschool ministry. We are glad to have her on our team.
Pat C. Aiken
Pat is the secretary for Ebenezer Baptist Church and is responsible for many duties in the office. She assists the Administrative staff in many ways from answering the phone to stuffing bulletins – whatever is necessary to complete projects for upcoming events including Sunday and Wednesday Worship services. One of her favorite duties is greeting our members and visitors as they stop by the office. She feels that our church family is her extended family.
Pat has been with Ebenezer Baptist Church since July, 1999. She has two children, Brian and daughter-in-law Sarah, and daughter, Brooke and three “Grand Dogs”. Her favorite scripture is, Philippians 4:13 – “I can do all things through Christ which strengtheneth me.”