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Ed Stephenson

Ed Stephenson is the senior pastor of Springhill Baptist Church in Greenbrier, Arkansas and over his 50th year in the ministry. During his ministry he has preached over 400 revival meetings and participated in many Bible conferences. He also was on the teaching staff at Central Baptist College for two years and has been senior pastor for a total of thirty-nine years. He served the churches of the Baptist Missionary Association of Arkansas as Director of State Missions for four years. He was born in Russellville, Alabama and at an early age moved to Kalamazoo, Michigan where he lived until he graduated from Portage Northern High School in 1966. In the fall of 1966, he moved to Conway, Arkansas to attend Central Baptist College and received his BA degree in Bible. He is married to Sarah and they have two sons Eddie and wife Amy, Chad and wife Jai, and four granddaughters. Ed enjoys time with his family, traveling, reading and playing golf.

Director of Music

Ross Burgess

Ross has serves as Director of Music for over 20 years. Ross and his wife Sharon serve in our Music and Media ministry.

Director of Children's & Women's Ministries & Co Family Director

Katie Patrom

Katie is responsible for the children’s ministries curriculum and activities that involve children ages 3 years old through 6th grade. She manages Children’s Church, Wee Worship, Vacation Bible School, Summer Bible Programs, and directs two children’s choir. This includes chorals and instruments. Before assuming the role of Director of Children’s Ministry, she taught elementary music at Pottsville Public Schools and has been actively involved in children’s program for 10 years. Katie earned her BA in Vocal Performance from Central Baptist College and her BA in Music Education K-12 from the University of Central Arkansas. She is married to Jon Patrom and they have one son Duncan and a basset hound named Annabelle. Katie enjoys singing, teaching piano and voice, cooking, traveling and shopping.

Director of Youth & Men's Ministries & Co Family Director

Kevin Hartman

Secretary/Clerk/Director of Senior Saints Ministry

Brenda Mahan

Brenda is responsible providing activities for the Senior Adults. This is accomplished through conducting a survey with our Senior Adults. The support team meets to develop a yearlong calendar of events. Her primary role is to be the contact person for Senior Saints and to implement the activities. Brenda Mahan is a lifelong member of Springhill Baptist Church. She has been serving on Senior Saints Committee since 2004. Brenda is married to David Mahan and they have two children Rusty and Jacob and three grandchildren McKenzie, Nathan and Addilyn. She graduated from Greenbrier High School and worked at Acxiom for 33 years in the areas of Client Relations, Organizational Development and Training. She enjoys reading, camping with family and friends, snow skiing, boating, motorcycling and traveling with friends.

Assistant Secretary/Nursry Coordinator

Mary Murry

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