Leadership with a Servant's heart

Cheryl Ellington - Choir Director

Cheryl has also been a life long member of Carey Baptist.  God and music is her passion.  She is driven by her to desire to glorify God through music and all she does. Cheryl serves on our finance board, and assists with special activities and events.  She is newly married to her husband David.  Cheryl has performed with the Northeast Piedmont Chorale.  

Dawn Overby - Secretary

Dawn has been a life long member of Carey Baptist.  She also serves in our children's ministries, special events and on numerous committees. She is marred to her husband Robin and has two adult sons, and two grandchildren.  Dawn is an accomplished caterer, and shares her love of cooking by offering cooking camps for students and providing delicious meals to those in times of need.

Laurie Parker - Musician

Laurie has been a long time member of Carey Baptist.  She has  a loving heart for God, community and family.  A well-known pianist and vocalist, Laurie shares her captivating voice and musical talents to help make life's most important events memorable.  Laurie assists with children's programs and events.   She is newly married to her husband Larry.  Laurie too has performed with the Northeast Piedmont Chorale.    

Drew Dickerson - Interim Pastor

Drew Dickerson is pursuing a PhD in historical theology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a member at the Summit Church and lives in Wake Forest, North Carolina. He and his wife, Megan, have four children. Drew is leading our Wednesday bible study as well as serving as interim pastor at Carey Baptist.  

​​Dr. Scott Hildreth - Interim Pastor

Dr. Hildreth is an associate professor of missiology at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is married to Lesley and has two adult children and two grandchildren. Before coming to SEBTS, he and his family served with the International Mission Board in Europe and Central Asia. Dr. Hildreth serves as an elder at The Summit Church and also serves as interim pastor at Carey Baptist Church. He has written on evangelism and missions. His research interests are on contextualization, missiology, and theology of mission.