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Jordan Cobb Jordan Cobb

Jordan Cobb

Senior Pastor

Jordan started at Standing Springs in January of 2019. He is married to Katelyn, and they have three children--Asher, Ellis, and Griffin. Jordan holds degrees from Howard Payne University and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. When not serving the church as pastor, he is most likely to be found reading a book, hanging out with Katelyn, playing with his kids, doing house projects, watching sports, or wishing he was on a lake.

Chris Henderson Students

Chris Henderson

Associate & Youth Pastor

Chris and Angela were married in 2001. They are blessed to be the parents of Daniel and Anthony. Chris and Angela are both from Anderson County, South Carolina. Chris studied Christian Ministry at Anderson University. 2019 marks his twentieth year serving in Youth Ministry. Chris loves Jesus, his family, the Clemson Tigers, Superhero films, and ethnic food.2 Corinthians 4:7-8 is one of his favorite scripture passages.

Keren Willmon Children

Keren Willmon

Children's Ministry Director

Born in Beirut, Lebanon as the daughter of Southern Baptist (IMB) medical missionaries, she spent her childhood in Gaza, Jordan and Lebanon before coming to the United States to attend college. She has a Master’s degree from Southwestern seminary. Since 1981, she has held dual roles as both the CDC Director and Children/Preschool Minister. Nothing makes her happier than a child telling her “Miss Keren, I asked Jesus to come into my heart!”



Joey Heller Music

Joey Heller

Interim Music Director

Joey was born in Anderson, SC and grew up in West Pelzer. He moved to Simpsonville in 1996. He has been married to Monica for 28 years and they have two children, Sarah and Joshua. Joey enjoys serving as the interim music director where he leads the choir, the praise team, and also the congregational music.

Shane Forrester Recreation

Shane Forrester

Recreation Director

Shane was born and raised in Simpsonville, South Carolina. He serves as our part-time recreation director. He enjoys all sports, especially cycling, basketball, football, and tennis. Having attended Standing Springs since he was a teenager, Shane was saved and baptized in November 1997. His passion is helping young people become closer to Christ through Bible teaching and activities.

Chris Shear Media

Chris Shear

Media & Technical Director

Chris was born in Hampton, VA and moved to South Carolina in 1993. He enjoys serving as the director of audio and media here at Standing Springs Baptist Church. Chris has been married to Julia for 18 years and they have two children, Mason and Sadie. Chris is happiest when traveling, watching Clemson football and attending hockey games.

Emily Hoffman Finance

Emily Hoffman

Financial Secretary

Emily was born and raised in Greenville, SC. She graduated from North Greenville University in 2011 with a B.A. in History. She married Trevor, who grew up at Standing Springs, in 2010. They have three children: Jude, Nate, & Ruthie. Emily joined the staff in 2011 as an Administrative Assistant and has since moved into the role of Financial Secretary for the church and child development center. Trevor and Emily serve at The Church at Greer Station in Greer, SC.

Jo Chapman Admin

Jo Chapman

Administrative Assistant

Jo was born in Greenville, SC and serves as the administrative assistant here at Standing Springs. She graduated from Bryan College in Dayton, TN in 2005 with a degree in English Literature and lived in Chattanooga, TN for many years after graduation. Jo is currently a member at The Church of Greer Station and lives in Taylor, SC with her husband Tyler.

Norma Hardy Secretary

Norma Hardy

Church Secretary

Norma and Gary joined SSBC in Sept. 1959. She began volunteering as the church secretary in 1961 for 8 yrs. In 1969, she was hired part time, which then moved into full time. She have been working here for 57 years and at age 89 she still works 5 hours a week. She considers it a joy and privilege to work at SSBC. Her 3 children were saved and baptized here, married here, and Gary and her celebrated our 50th wedding anniversary here.

Facilities Facilities

Dillion Johnson

Facilities Manager

Dillion has lived in Pelzer, S.C. most of his life. Dillion is an alumni of both Woodmont High School and North Greenville University. At North Greenville, Dillion graduated with a bachelors in youth ministry. It was during the summer breaks the he began working at SSBC by helping with cleaning and cutting grass. When the position became available and allowed Dillion the opportunity to become the facilities manager, he jumped at it. He is blessed to work and minister behind the scenes with many people he grew up having as youth leaders and mentors. Dillion hopes to service the Lord in this capacity as long as he sees fit.