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Wesley Smith
Director of Missions 


Wesley Smith began as our Director Of Missions on Monday, November 12, 2020. He comes to us from serving the churches of the Greater Cleveland County Baptist Association as their Associational Missionary for four and a half years. Wesley has previously served at Sandy Run Baptist and Boiling Springs Baptist Church for a combined 17 years of service in Cleveland County. 


He is a graduate of Gardner-Webb University and the M. Christopher White School of Divinity at Gardner-Webb University. Wesley has been married to his wife Bonnie for eighteen years. They have a daughter Avery, and a dog, Lillie. 


Wesley loves serving the churches and the community. He has served as a Surrogate Parent with Cleveland County Schools, a Chaplain with the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, NC Highway Patrol, and Shanghai Volunteer Fire Department, along with several other community boards and service groups. 


He enjoys the sports, the outdoors, golf, hiking, fishing, and hunting. He also enjoys reading and listening to podcasts about leadership, church revitalization, and discipleship.  


“The church is God’s plan A to reveal himself to the world! We’re better together.” - Wesley Smith


Jennifer G. Waldorf

Office Manager


Jennifer Waldorf is a native of the North Carolina mountains, having grown up in Alleghany County. Jennifer and her husband Bob moved to Boone in the summer of 2013, after Bob's retirement from the Air Force. 

Jennifer has been involved in the life of the various churches in many ways since she came to Christ in college.  Some of her most fulfilling roles have been as a church secretary, a food pantry director, and a co-host of a weekly community coffee morning. Jennifer attends Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, where she is currently serving on the local missions committee.  

Jennifer and Bob have one daughter, Gretchen Waldorf. 

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Leta Councill



Our Executive Council is composed of our Associational Officers, the chairs of the Missions, Administrative, Church Strengthening, and Finance Teams, and two cluster representatives from each of our four Congregational Clusters. 

Associational Officers


Rev. David Cooper, Moderator

Rev. Charlie Martin , Vice-Moderator

Jennifer Waldorf, Clerk

Mrs. Pat Dalton, Treasurer​​

Church Strengthening Team 

Rusty Guenther, Chair
John Mark Brown
Jason Powers
Missions Team

Jackie Lawrence, Chair
Rick Coffey
Chris Hughes
Administrative Team

Ben Bolick, Chair
Lowell Younce
Wayne Randall

Finance Team 

Leta Council, Chair
Denny Norris
Lottie Oliver
Executive Council - Clusters with Repres