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Paul and Megan Odom – Awana Commanders

Paul and his wife Megan have been associated with Berean since 2011. They served for several years as the AWANA directors for T&T. Since August 2022 they have been serving as the AWANA commanders, overseeing the entire ministry. Paul grew up in Tennessee. Megan is originally from central Florida. They met while both serving at a Christian Youth Camp and were married shortly thereafter. Together they have 6 beautiful children

Josh Garcia – Children’s Ministry Director

Josh served in the United States Army for 20 years and holds a B.A in Business Management. He is currently working towards his Masters in Christian Ministry from Liberty University. Josh oversees all programs for children ages K5-6th grade, to include Sunday School, and Power Hour. When he’s not busy with those responsibilities, you can find him teaching Bible classes at our Academy!

Pam Recod – Ladies’ Ministry Coordinator

Pam works to minister to the women of Berean, whom she loves dearly, while also working behind the scenes to aid the Ladies’ Ministry leadership team in serving the families of the church. She holds a B.A. in Biblical Studies and a minor in Biblical Counseling. She has been married to Max since 1987, and they have four grown daughters and three precious grandbabies. Pam was saved under the ministry of Berean in 1988 and she and Max have faithfully served in various ministries over the last 3+ decades.

Lillie Overly – Nursery Director

Born in 2001, Lillie is the second oldest of 7 siblings. She was homeschooled in Raeford, NC and attended Fayetteville Technical Community College.  She started attending Berean in 2016 while she was in 8th grade and has served in the nursery ever since. She came on staff as a nursery assistant in early 2021 and has diligently worked towards nursery director. She married her husband Braiden in May of 2023 whom she has known since early childhood.