Rev. Alex D. Henderson
Pastor Alex came to Chestnut Ridge in July, 2013. A native of Laurens, Alex holds a degree in Pastoral Theology from Bob Jones University. Pastor Alex served in a variety of ministry areas including, Music Minister, Student Minister, Education Minister and Associate Pastor before pastoring his first church beginning in 2005. Alex is married to the former Melissa Pitts of Laurens. Melissa is the Director of Choral Activities at Belton-Honea Path HIgh School in Anderson District 2. They have two children: Lucas and Sara Beth.
Jon Michael Brock
Minister of Music
Cell Phone: (864) 934-4267
Mr. Brock is a Belton-Honea Path High School alumnus, and a former member of the Belton-Honea Path High School Band. He marched with the band for four years and served as Drum Major with the Marching Band for three years. He is also a 2003 graduate (Magna Cum Laude) of Anderson College where he majored in Music Education with an emphasis in trumpet performance, and a 2008 graduate of Capella University, where he received a Masters of Science with a Specialization in Educational Leadership. During his eleven year teaching career, he has worked as Director of Bands at Belton Middle School and the Assistant Director of Bands at Belton-Honea Path High School from 2003-2006, and as Director of Bands at Honea Path Middle School and Belton-Honea Path High School from 2006-2012. While in this capacity, the Marching Band at Belton-Honea Path High School made the 3A State Finals for the first time in school history in 2004, and has consistently done so ever since. He is presently the Director of Bands at Belton-Honea Path High School. He is also the Minister of Music at Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church in Laurens. He is in his 18th year of serving churches as a Minister of Music. Mr. Brock is professionally affiliated with many organizations including South Carolina Band Director's Association, South Carolina Music Educators Association, Music Educators National Conference, and the International Trumpet Guild. Mr. Brock lives in Anderson.
Minister to Children
Cell Phone: 864-923-1709
Office Phone: 864-682-2548
Michelle is a native of Laurens and is a graduate of Lander University with a BS in Early Childhood Education and a Master of Education degree from Converse College. She has been a CRBC member since 1995 and has served in the children’s ministry throughout the years. Michelle has served as the Children’s Minister at CRBC since October of 2012. Prior to entering the ministry, Michelle taught first grade at Eastside Elementary for five years, and she was a stay at home mom to two wonderful boys, Caleb and Luke, for ten years. She is married to her best friend Jody who works as the Director of Accountability and Professional Development for Laurens School District 55. Michelle enjoys teaching kids about Jesus, teaching them that they have a purpose and encouraging them to share their gifts and talents for the Lord. Michelle enjoys scrapbooking, reading, singing in the choir, and playing “Nerf war” with her boys.
Chestnut Ridge Baptist Church
499 Chestnut Ridge Road
22088 Hwy. 76 East
Laurens, SC 29360
Sunday Service Times
8:00am - First Service (Central)
9:30am - Worship Service (East)
9:30am - Sunday School (Central)
11:00am - Second Service (Central)
6:00pm - Youth
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