Pastor Nick joined the staff at ORBC in August 2018. Prior to this he served for nearly five years as the pastor at North Catawba Baptist Church near Lenoir. He also previously served for nearly 8 years as the Associate Pastor at Penelope Baptist Church in Hickory. Pastor Nick has a Business Degree from Appalachian State University and is currently pursuing his Masters of Divinity through Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Pastor Nick married his wife Misty in 2002 and they have two sons, Dru and Cooper. Pastor Nick enjoys spending his free time with his family and also spends time farming, hunting, & fishing.

Check out Pastor Nick’s blog here.


Music Director

Terry has been a member of ORBC since he was 12. He has served in several capacities as Sunday School teacher, deacon, various committees, and since 1970 he has been the choir director. Terry received his Bachelor Degree in Education from Lenior Rhyne University and Masters from Appalachian State. His professional career has included public school teaching and coaching, roles in human resources, management consulting and development.

Terry and Brenda were married in 1970. They have 2 daughters and 6 grandchildren. They enjoy yard work and "the Barn" activities. He is an Alderman for the Town of Connelly Springs and on the board of Directors for Burke Development Inc.


Tammy joined the ORBC staff as Church Secretary in October 2011. Prior to this, she worked at Hildebran Town Hall for a brief time and Catawba Pediatrics in Hickory for 15 years. Tammy has an Associate's Degree in Business Administration from Western Piedmont Community College.

Tammy married her husband Kyle in 1992. They have three daughters, Kasey, Karley, and Kloey. Tammy enjoys spending time with her family and is active in her church, North Laurel Baptist in Valdese

Youth Pastor

Pastor Reid joined the staff of Oak Ridge Baptist Church as youth pastor in August 2019. Prior to this he served five summers at South Mountain Baptist Camp in Connelly Springs, NC. Pastor Reid is currently working on his associates degree in Christian ministries from Fruitland Baptist Bible College.

Pastor Reid enjoys spending his free time taking care of his reptiles and dog. He also enjoys spending time with his family and friends.

Additional Staff