Leadership

  • Clay Smith
    Lead Pastor
    Clay Smith

    Since 1994, I’ve served as the Lead Pastor of ADBC.  What does that mean?  I’m the primary teacher.  I lead the church to fulfill its mission – to help as many people as possible take their next step toward Jesus.  Other more interesting stuff about me is that I am a Rare native Floridian and I am a cattleman in my sparetime. I write a weekly column that appears on my blog, here, and in newspapers across the Southeast. I have an amazing wife, Gina, who is a counselor at her own practice, Lifeway Counseling. I have three adult children who are paying their own way in life! My favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird & my life verse is Isaiah 40:31," Those who wait upon the LORD will renew their strength, they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they will run and not grow weary, they will walk, and not grow faint."


  • Todd Fleming
    Executive Pastor
    Todd Fleming

    With a background as a former sales rep and senior pastor, Todd now serves as Executive Pastor at Alice Drive. He has been on staff since 2008 as the Adult and Discipleship Pastor.  Todd is gifted in leadership and coaching leaders to their best potential. He oversees all ministries at both the Loring Mill and Pocalla campuses.  He coaches and supervises the pastors as well as the financial and human resources areas of the church.  He is married to Penny and has three children: Ben, Adam, and Cat.


  • Mandy Easton
    Creative Pastor
    Mandy Easton

    Mandy has been on staff since 2011 serving in a variety of roles. She stepped into her role as Creative Pastor in 2018. She oversees Traditional and Contemporary worship, Communications, Tech/Media and First Impressions. Mandy, and her husband Ben, have five children Jack, Katie, Sarah Ann, Emily June and Luke.


  • Travis Pruden
    Next Steps Pastor
    Travis Pruden

    Hello, I’m Travis and I have the privilege of serving as your Discipleship Pastor.  I have served on staff since 2016 and oversee Adult Ministry, Pastoral Care, Next Steps, Missions, and Bishopville.  My wife, Rhonda, and I have one daughter, Caroline, who is a student at Clemson University.  I love working out, sitting by the firepit on cool days, and all types of music (except Country).


 

 

Loring Mill Campus Staff

  • Kelly Parker
    Administrative Coordinator
    Kelly Parker

    Kelly has been on staff since 2015. Kelly has been apart of ADBC since 2011 and baptized here in 2012. Kelly and her husband Joe have been married for 27 years and have 2 children, Abigail and Caleb.

     


  • Matt Sprinkle
    Student Pastor
    Matt Sprinkle

    Hello! My name is Matt, and I am over the Student Department and minister to our middle school students.  I have been at ADBC since 2016. Church has always been my second home! My amazing wife Kari and I have 4 children – Brantley, Sadie, Riley, and Ellie.  I’m a nerd at heart when it comes to games, music, theology, and books!


  • Kristen McCaskill
    Kids Minister
    Kristen McCaskill

    Hey y'all! I have the best job as ADBC's Kids Minister! I get to oversee everything kids ministry from our babies to fifth graders. My team works to help as many kids as possible take their next step towards Jesus! Outside of work, my husband Bruce, and I have the sassiest one-year-old, Hazel Grace!


  • Sarah Miles
    Elementary Director
    Sarah Miles

    Hi! I get to serve as your elementary director here at ADBC! I began my role as the Elementary Director in January of 2020 after serving several summers as an intern. I have the joy of working with Kindergarten to 5th graders. As one of the many Sarah’s in the office, I am known for loving all things events to give kids the best experience possible at church! Originally a Georgia girl, I now live in Sumter with my husband Matthew, while also pursuing a master’s in Communication Disorders.


  • Jenni Sederlund
    Kingdom Kids Director
    Jenni Sederlund

    Hey ya’ll! My name is Jenni Sederlund and I am the Kingdom Kids Director. I get the pleasure of working with sweet preschoolers, their families and some amazing teachers. I have been working with children as long as I can remember, and I graduated from Purdue University with an education degree in 2004. I also married my husband Adam in 2004.  We have 3 kids, Claire (14), Owen (10), Zoe (9), they make our lives so much fun.


  • Bethany Summers
    Preschool Director
    Bethany Summers

    Welcome! I am honored to serve as the Preschool Director!  ADBC has been home for my family for many years now, the USAF brought us here, and God continues to bless us. “For I know the plans I have for you” -Jeremiah 29:11 My wonderful husband, Bo and I have Twins, we have them in litters- Irelyn and Shane. I have a slight obsession with piggies…. To the point that my retirement goal, well I should say that my husband’s retirement goal is to fund my farm, “Summer’s P’s” Puppies, Piggies, & Pa-Goats. Yes, you read that right, Pa-Goats!


  • JoBeth Hilliard
    Girl's Ministry & Young Adults Minister
    JoBeth Hilliard

    JoBeth is the Girl's Ministry and Young Adults Minister.  She is responsible for running our Girl’s Ministry Program and Young Adults.  She is married to Shane and they have two boys, Brent and Riley.  


  • Ethan Broome
    Middle School Minister
    Ethan Broome

    Ethan the Middle School Minister at the Loring Mill campus. He recently graduated from North Greenville University with a Bachelor of Arts in Youth Ministry. Outside of his passion for student ministry, he enjoys hunting, fishing, and sports.


  • Shannon Shanks
    Family Ministry Assistant
    Shannon Shanks

    Hi my name is Shannon Shanks and I get to serve as your Family Ministry Assistant! My husband’s name is Kenneth, and I have 2 children and 3 dogs. Brooklyn is 10 and Andrew is 7. We have a Weimaraner named Paislee, an Italian Greyhound named Yankee, and an AussieDoodle named Oakley! I love spending time with my family, just hanging out, or just running from place to place on a normal day of the week. In my spare time, I love spending time watching Hallmark Movies, reading books, and crafting! I love going to the beach and sitting next to the water!


  • Mary Johnson
    Adult Ministry Assistant
    Mary Johnson

    After spending 14 years in West Africa, Mary Johnson relocated to Sumter in 2013 to live closer to her parents. Mary serves as the administrative assistant to the Discipleship Pastor, Travis Pruden.   She is married to Stan and has two children and two grandchildren.


  • CC Newman
    Next Steps & Missions Director
    CC Newman

    CC and her husband moved here from Michigan over 14 years ago. They traded the snow for the warmer SC climate. They are an extremely active family. CC and her family find that physical activity is their fountain of youth. They enjoy anything outdoors, good food, and spending time with their family and friends. CC and her husband, Lance, have six children and seven amazing grandchildren.


  • Christina Yearman
    Next Steps & Missions Assistant
    Christina Yearman

    I grew up in NC, and have spent the past 30 years living in Bozeman, MT.  I moved to Sumter to be near my family and old friends.  I am blessed to have an amazing job at ADBC as the ministry assistant to CC Newman.


  • Bobbie Owens
    Communications Director
    Bobbie Owens

    Bobbie just joined our staff in October. She serves as the communications director and enjoys working with the different ministries to promote all their events. She worked in the hospitality industry for eleven years and has a passion for people and community. Bobbie, and her husband Jake, have two children, Madeline and Hall.


  • Tee Dubose
    Online Campus Director
    Tee Dubose

    My name is Tee DuBose, and I am the Online Director for the church. My job is exciting because I get to show everyone how great our church is with all platforms on social media! I have been living in Sumter all my life. I attended USC Sumter and then Francis Marion University and graduated with a finance degree and a master’s degree in business administration. Outside of church, I enjoy working out, all things sports, real estate, and spending time with family.


  • Grey Shealy
    Media Director
    Grey Shealy

  • Christopher Nygord
    Graphic Designer
    Christopher Nygord

    Christopher has been on staff in a variety of roles since 2004.  He has been graphic designer since 2006 and is responsible for all the graphic design for the Communications Department including the newsletter, bulletin, website and sermon series.  He is married to Cyndi.


  • Haleigh Camp
    Communications Assistant
    Haleigh Camp

    Hi! I have the honor to serve as your new Communications Assistant!! I am very excited to be a part of the Communications department and getting to help expand our Church on social media! I am originally from California but recently moved here from California with my Husband Joe a year ago! On our off days we love to spend time in nature going on hikes and adventuring God's beautiful country and playing lots of board games with friends and family!! We are also dog parents to a very cute chunky Pug!! 


  • Perry “Bubba” Moses
    Director of Administration
    Perry “Bubba” Moses

    Perry, known by most as “Bubba”, joined the staff of ADBC in 2013 as Director of Administration. He has worked in accounting, computers, construction, real estate and medical practice management. He serves as church's financial administrator, human resources director, and manages the church’s computer systems. He also manages the operations department which oversees the daily operations of the church and its physical plant. Bubba enjoys all the little ones around the church. He loves their smiles and hugs whenever he can get them! He is married to Tisha and has a daughter named Ally.


  • Cynthia Barrineau
    Pastoral Care Director
    Cynthia Barrineau

    Cynthia joined ADBC staff in December 2021 as Pastoral Care Director. She feels a mandatory calling to her role. She is from Alabama and graduated from Samford University. She has enjoyed two careers - over 20 years in healthcare and 15 years serving churches. She also is a national speaker and trainer. She is married to Al and together they have 6 children, Curtis, Brent, Brian, and Chris, Daria and Tara, and 13 grandchildren. 


  • J Wrenn
    Facilities Manager
    J Wrenn

    J is retired from the SC Air National Guard where he served as assistant fire chief for McEntire fire and emergency services. J manages the physical plant for the church. He is responsible the buildings, grounds, the scheduling and setup for their use. He enjoys baseball and serving with the local American Legion post athletics. J is married to Bobbie and has a son, Andrew, serving in the US. Army.


  • Jason Troutman
    Facilities Coordinator
    Jason Troutman

    I started working at Alice Drive since 2002.  I am the facilities coordinator, so I make sure the church is ready for service.  I have been married to Julie since 2006.  I love to travel and watch soccer. 


  • Cherie Williams
    Contemporary Worship Director
    Cherie Williams

    Cherie serves as the Contemporary worship coordinator for Alice Drive.  She has the pleasure of coordinating and working with teams each week as they lead our church in worship.  Cherie and her husband Mark have two children, Tyler and Ashleigh.  They enjoy traveling and exploring God’s beautiful creation.  


  • Jamie Lotts
    First Impressions Director
    Jamie Lotts

    Jamie serves as one of the First Impressions Directors at Alice Drive. She loves to make people feel at home, and her spiritual gift is hospitality. Jamie is a former Army Brat, moving all over the world while her dad served our country. She moved to Sumter in 2016 with her husband Michael, their son Henry, and their poodle Murphy.


  • Wendy Hill
    Creative Team Assistant
    Wendy Hill

     I have lived in Manning all my life.  My husband and I have been married for 35 ½ years.  We have two adult children.  We moved to Sumter 5 years ago.  We have been attending ADBC since 2019 and love it here. In my free time, I like to spend time with my family.  We like to cook out in the backyard and take trips to the mountains and beach.  We love to hop on the Harleys and go for a ride.


 

Pocalla Campus Staff

  • Shawana Harris
    Mentorship Director
    Shawana Harris

    Hello! My name is Shawana, I’ve been the Mentorship Director since Dec of 2016.  Mentoring has been a passion of mine since I was a little kid.  I guess that is why everyone called me MAMA Shawana.  I found my purpose early and if you feel like this is yours I would be blessed to have you as part of our team.  My recently retired Air Force husband (Thomas) and I have 5 beautiful girls Faith, Destinee’, Asiyah, Zemariah, & Nevaih.


 

Bishopville Campus Staff

  • Sam Smithson
    Bishopville Campus Pastor
    Sam Smithson

    Sam serves as the new Bishopville Campus Pastor. He leads and teaches a LIFE Group in Bishopville every Sunday and is present in that community each week.  Sam, and his wife Paige, have a son, Samuel.


 

  • Login