Dennis and Joanna Chapmon have been married and in full-time ministry for nearly 34 years. They both grew up in Reidsville, NC, and went to Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. They have four children and four grand children. Their family served as missionaries in Johannesburg, South Africa for nearly fourteen years. Dennis serves as the Lead Pastor of Celebration Church. His passion is preaching and teaching the Word of God for life change. He and Joanna have both invested much of their lives in making disciples.
Bryan has been a pastor to students since 2001. He has been at Celebration campus since 2008. He has studied at Gardner-Webb University, Foothills Christian College, and Piedmont Bible College. Bryan has been married to Angie since October 2009 and they have a son named Parker. Bryan has traveled and shared the gospel in 22 states and 7 countries. He has a passion to see Jesus made famous all over the world and especially here in Wilkes. He is an Atlanta Braves fan and a fan of anyone who plays the NY Yankees.
Ryan has been serving at Celebration for the past 6 years. He has had many different titles and responsibilities along the way. Starting out as an intern, and then becoming the “Media Minister,” Ryan has landed in his current role as the Worship Pastor. Ryan graduated from Piedmont International University with a BA in Music Ministry. He and his wife Kristy married in 2011 and had their first son, Ayden, in May of 2014. Ryan is responsible for all of the church’s musical and technical elements.
Janice Horton is Office Manager for Celebration. She grew up in Charlotte, NC, where she studied Legal Secretary at Central Piedmont Community College. Janice is widowed with five grown children, and has six grandsons. She does the office work and bookkeeping for our church. Janice has been very involved in restoration ministry for over twenty years, helping people connect in a very personal way to our Savior, Jesus Christ. She wants to see people walking out their faith in day to day experience.