Meet our Ministry Team

Brent Snyder

Pastor Brent began his ministry with us on September 13th, 2021. Brent is married to Autumn and has three children; Dawson, Eden and Hayden. Brent graduated from Fruitland Baptist Bible College and has an Associates Degree in Christian Ministry & Religion, and Piedmont International University with a Bachelors in Christian Ministry, a minor in Pastoral Studies and a minor in Church Education. Brent received his Masters of Divinity in Church Revitalization at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in May of this year. He will begin  working on his Doctor of Divinity Degree at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary this fall. Brent has served local churches in the mountains of NC for 13 years through pastoral ministry and church health consultation. Brent and Autumn are encouraged and excited about what they believe God will do in our community as we strive to make much of Jesus to our neighbors and the nations!

Matt Tucker

Family Pastor
Pastor Matt began his ministry with us on 8/3/23. Matt is married to Darian and has three children; George, Luke, and Hattie. Matthew graduated from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington with a Bachelors in English Literature. After 5 years of working in the family real estate business, Matt and Darian realized that God was calling them to full-time ministry. Matt began attending Southern Seminary in 2021 and is currently working on his Masters of Divinity.

Matt and Darian have a passion for seeing Christ exalted in the lives of families and children. They know that the gospel of salvation from sin is the only answer for the lostness and brokenness prevalent in our homes and society.

Rebecca Huff

Worship Leader
Rebekah lives in Mars Hill and grew up in Locust Grove, playing the drums in the Refuge Youth band and watching her mother play the organ for the church. She loves music, and loves to encourage the Body of Christ with music. She is a teacher with Madison County Schools, and coaches softball as well.  

Brittany George

Administrative Assistant
Brittany George currently serves as the Administrative Assistant at Locust Grove Baptist. She grew up in Weaverville and has attended Locust Grove her entire life. She is married to Justin and has three children. She enjoys and appreciates the opportunities to serve God and the members of Locust Grove.