Our Staff

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Rev. Rob Gouge

Pastor & Worship Leader

Pastor Rob has served Mount Zion since January 1, 2014.  He serves as the lead pastor and worship pastor. He and his wife Sharon were married March 31, 1990.  They have two children, Josiah Daniel and Lauren Grace.  Pastor Rob has been in full time ministry since August, 1998 and has served as Pastor, Minister of Music, Youth and Children's Pastor, and Associate Pastor.  Prior to serving in church ministry, he worked in the retail and banking industries. He has a love for music, ministry, missions, and loves to sing, cook, garden, and camp.

 

Pastor Rob holds a Bachelor of Divinity Degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, GA, a Master of Divinity Degree in Church Leadership from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary (Liberty University) in Lynchburg, VA, and is currently pursuing a Doctor of Ministry Degree from Andersonville Theological Seminary in Camilla, GA. He also serves on the Board of Directors of High Point Academy, a free public charter school in Spartanburg, and on the Board of Directors of Only He Gets the Glory Ministries in Stearns, KY.

 

Pastor Rob is called by God to lead his congregation in discipleship, evangelism, church growth, and God's vision for the church. He loves people and feels a special calling from the Lord to be a shepherd to the people of his congregation through regular personal ministry to them.

Mrs. Terri Elder

Director of Youth & Children's Ministry

Terri Elder has been working with the youth and children of Mount Zion Baptist Church since 2018.  She is happily married to her husband, Jason.  She has two energetic sons, Gabriel and Griffin.  Terri enjoys serving the Lord alongside her family.  In addition to her work at the church, Terri serves as an Assistant Professor at North Greenville University in the College of Education.  Terri holds a B.A. in Elementary Education, an M.A. in Special Education.  She is working towards her Educational Doctorate in Education Leadership.   Her calling in life is to serve youth and children and tell them about The Father she loves so much.

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Ludy Cothran

Custodian & Maintenance

ludy@mzbcspartanburg.org

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Elaine Caraway

Financial Secretary

elaine@mzbcspartanburg.org

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Melissa Featherly

Ministry Assistant

melissa@mzbcspartanburg.org

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our Musicians:
Mr. Joe Elder

Acoustic Guitar

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Gabe Elder

Cajon

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Mrs. Ruth Stone

Organ

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Mr. Kim Parks

Bass Guitar

Mrs. Susie Allen

Piano

Mrs. Shelby Cromer

Assistant Piano