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The enemy wants to define who you are by setting your sights on what you do or the people you know. God wants to repeatedly shift your focus back to this clear truth: You are defined by who the Father says you are!

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We value children because God values children. We lead with passion and have been trained and equipped to share God’s love in a captivating way.

Teaching children to embrace God’s love and hear His voice.

6 weeks — 24 monthsLittle Guppies
2 — 3-year-oldsMinnows
4-year-olds — KindergartenLily Pad
1 — 6th-gradeSplash
Derek Turner
@Derek Turner
Lead Pastor

Derek is the pastors kid that swore he’d never be a pastor. Then he bumped into the amazing grace of Jesus! He’s smitten by his wife Sarah and two daughters, Caroline and Kate. He’s a graduate of ORU where he broke lots of bones playing varsity soccer.

Sarah Turner
@Sarah Turner
Team Pastor

Sarah is one of six kids and extremely proud of her Tennessee roots. She has a passion for women to know their true identity and value. She adores her husband and two sweet girls. She stands in amazement of God’s grace.

Grayson Berkowitz
@Grayson Berkowitz
Worship Pastor

A North Carolina native, Grayson grew up writing and playing music. He and his wife Tori have two kids, Aliza and Ari. Grayson lives to inspire others to live a life of worship.

Tori Berkowitz
@Tori Berkowitz
Children’s Pastor

Born in Ft Worth TX, moved to NC. Married Grayson, has two beautiful kids. Tori leads with strength and boldness and is multitalented. She has a heart for people to deeply know their Heavenly Father.

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