Church Staff & Leadership
The staff and leadership of Holly Springs are comprised of men and women who love, care, and pray for every single person in the church. They have a burden to reach the lost in their community and beyond. If you have questions for any of our staff, please feel free to call the church office (828.524.5564) or you can reach them via the email below. Thank you and God Bless!
Called to lead HSBC in May 2015, Donnie was born in Spartanburg (SC). Ordained in 1989, Donnie has a BA from Campbell University (NC) and an MDiv from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (LA). He has also studied at Reformed Theological and Southern Baptist Theological Seminaries. Donnie comes from a family of preachers: Dad, Uncle, and Brother. Favorites include Mexican food and anything written by Philip Yancey or Timothy Keller. Hobbies include reading, golfing, and spending time with family. Married to Sharon (Magnolia, NC) in 2004, they have 4 grown children: Daniel (Dani), Craig (Cassandra), Lauren (Lyon), Chelsea (Thomas), and nine awesome grandchildren: Annistyn, Camden, Carsten, Laken, Luca, Leo, Cal, Collins and Leyna.
Pete was called as the Youth Pastor in September 2015. Pete spent the last 7 years as the Children’s Pastor at FBC Bradenton (FL). Prior to that, Pete spent 7 years teaching 4th and 5th graders in Bradenton. Born in Merriam (KS), Pete married his wife Jodie, born in Framingham (MA), in 2005. Pete earned a B.A. in Elementary Education from Ball State University (IN) and holds a M.A. in Educational Leadership from Argosy University (FL). When time permits, Pete likes to golf, play softball, travel, and doing anything History-related. Pete loves BBQ Ribs. Pete and Jodie have two children, Cameron and Mackenzie.
After serving as secretary on an interim basis, Dayna joined HSBC as a full-time secretary in November 2015. Born in Brandon (FL), she has spent her life growing up as the daughter of a preacher. She married Kelly, born in Franklin, in 1992. Together, they have 2 daughters, Kristi (Andrew) and Brooke (Jesse), and three grandbabies: Paysleigh and Primrose (Kristi & Andrew) and Kellin (Brooke & Jesse). Dayna’s hobbies include playing with the cows on the farm and hanging out with her grandchildren. A big Pittsburgh Steeler fan, Dayna knows all things, Andy Griffith, making her an excellent trivia partner. Her favorites include Italian food, the Andy Griffith Show, and reading Shel Silverstein and Dr. Seuss books.
Kathi was called to lead the Music Ministry in January 2017. As a long-time member of the church, Kathi has sung in the choir and on the praise team for many years. Born in Ft. Myers (FL), Kathi married Jeff (California) and together they have 2 children: Avery and Colton. Kathi currently teaches English at Franklin High School. She earned a B.S. in English from Western Carolina University, which is where she met Jeff. She enjoys reading, watching football, spending time by the pool, and being an active member of the Overlook Theater Company (20 years!). Raised in a church and attending a K-12 Christian school, Kathi made a profession of faith at the age of 5 and was baptized. At age 11, she felt like she truly understood what it meant to be a follower of Christ and re-dedicated herself by giving everything over to Him. Kathi and Jeff have 2 children: Avery (Jeremiah) and Colton.
366 Holly Springs Church Road
Franklin, NC 28734
Mon-Thurs 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM