Pastor Dan Stanley
Senior Pastor & Founder of International Growth Institute
Dan Stanley has been the senior pastor of RockFish Church since 1994. He graduated from Carolina University of Theology with a Ph.D. and a Masters in Christian Counseling Psychology. He recently graduated with a second Ph.D in Church Growth. He and Jan married in 1976 and have 3 children: Nathan, Christopher, and Danica. Jan is support staff at the church. Pastor Dan and Jan also enjoy their role as grandparents.
Pastor Dan became the pastor of RockFish Church (then called Raeford Christian Fellowship) with a membership of approximately 35 people. Dr. Stanley believes RockFish Church will succeed when all the members are connecting, growing, and engaging in the cause of Christ.
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Pastor Tony McVickers
Associate Pastor, Director of Ministry
Tony became the Director of Ministry in 2009 and Associate Pastor the following year. He teaches the RockClass 301 (Discovering My Ministry). Kimberly is part of the ladies ministry team, where she uses her unique gifts and talents as well as looking after four children: Morgan, Kristen, Brandon, and Bryan. She is also on staff part-time as a bookkeeper.
Pastor Nathan Stanley
Associate Pastor, Director of Spiritual Development
Being the son of Pastor Dan Stanley, Nathan has been a part of RockFish Church since the beginning. After moving around a bit with his wife, Rachel, and 9 kids, he came back to North Carolina and began to work for the church again. He thoroughly enjoys serving the Lord, spreading laughter throughout the office, and eating fajitas.
Darren has been serving RFC in various capacities and currently works in the position of Facility Manager. Darren also serves on the worship team.
Claudia is on staff as the Office Manager. She also enjoys serving on the worship team.
Director of Worship
Alan and April moved from Tennessee to Raeford in the fall of 2012. Alan serves as the Director of Worship, a task that keeps him busy with all six services. They have two beautiful daughters, Ellsie and Elin. April works as a professional counselor, and Alan has a passion for worship and strives to involve everyone in worshipping God!
Director of RockFish Kids
Director of RockFish Students & Outreach
Yard Sale Store
Support Staff Custodial
Nursery / Childcare Coordinator