Meet the Staff
Pastor Stan Berrong
Pastor Stan is a wonderful example of Christian leadership at GHBC. He was saved in 1971 at Glen Haven Baptist Church. As a graduate of Liberty University, his experience as a pastor dates back over 30 years. This includes 4 years as Assoc. Pastor in Chase City, VA, and 7 years as Pastor of Twin Brooks Baptist in Ft. Myers, FL. Pastor Stan has been on staff with Glen Haven since 1986 and became the Senior Pastor on August 22, 2010. Pastor Stan has been married to his wife, Jacki, since 1975. They have two children, Chera Downs and Nathan Berrong. They have two grandchildren, Davis & Presley Downs.
Pastor Mike Creasman
Mike Creasman joined the staff of Glen Haven Baptist Church in November, 2006. Mike "Coach" Creasman had been a high school teacher and coach for 30 years, serving as Athletic Director and Head Football Coach for 18 of those years. Mike has been a member of Glen Haven Baptist Church since 1974. He has served as a deacon and Sunday School teacher prior to being ordained into the pastoral ministry in October, 2006. Mike's wife, Gwen is also on staff at Glen Haven as the Director of Membership and Event Ministries. They have one daughter, Beth who is married to Adam Gillis. Both are high school educators in the Atlanta area. Mike and Gwen are blessed by the addition of two grandchildren to their family - Braelyn & Bryson Gillis.
Jacki Berrong is married to Senior Pastor Stan Berrong. She is the Church Office Manager for Glen Haven. She started on staff in June 2007 after leaving a 20 year career in healthcare management. Some of her responsibilities include Wednesday night prayer list, payroll, and the church giving records. She heads up the First Impression Teams and School Breakfast Teams. Jacki was saved at Glen Haven in 1972. Jacki and Pastor Stan are the parents of two children, Chera Berrong Downs and Nathan Berrong. They have two grandchildren, Davis & Presley Downs.
Membership/Ministry Events Coordinator
Gwen has been a member of Glen Haven Baptist Church for over thirty years. She attended Tift College in Forsyth, GA and taught in Christian schools for 20 years. Her responsibilities at GHBC are membership, GHBC master and web calendars, ministry events coordinator, church facility reservations, advertising, and Ladies' Ministry Director. Gwen also works with her husband in the Couples for Christ Sunday School class and is an Awana Club leader in the Trek club. She and her husband, Pastor Mike Creasman, have one daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Adam Gillis. Beth is the Testing Coordinator at Salem High School in Rockdale County, and Adam is a teacher and football coach at Johns Creek High School in Fulton County. Pastor Mike and Gwen have two beautiful grandchildren, Braelyn & Bryson, who are a blessing to their lives.
Linda is a full-time ministry assistant at Glen Haven. She started on the staff in August 2006. Linda has 20 years of legal and administrative experience. She is a 1982 graduate of Baptist University of America. Her and her husband Bert have been serving he Lord together since their marriage in 1991. They joined Glen Haven in February, 2006.
Kristen joined Glen Haven in 2002. She joined our office staff in 2010 as our secretary. Kristen is usually the first person you see when you come to the church office. Her office is located in the church connector area. Kristen assists everyone on staff with many tasks and she is a great asset to our team. She also works in our children's ministry as a teacher in children's church, she serves as the Awana secretary, and serves with her husband and son in various other ministries.
Director, Music Ministries
Angela has attended Glen Haven since 1988. She is over all areas of music ministry at Glen Haven. She has been involved with the adult choir, children's choirs, special musical productions, and drama ministries during her time at GHBC. She has always loved music, and is exceptionally talented and excited to serve the members of GHBC. She attended Liberty University and graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor's Degree in Music and Vocal Perfomance. Angela is married to John. They have 2 children, Landon and Hailey Grace. They live in Jackson, GA.
She and her husband, Gary, joined our church in 2009. She is a very gifted musician. She enjoys playing praise and worship, choir specials, congregational songs, and any special music. She and Gary have a son and daughter-in-law, Jacob and Lauri, with a precious granddaughter, Kolbi. They also have a daughter and son-in-law, Jill and Chuck Wade.
Sound Team Leader
Brett grew up in our student ministry at Glen Haven and always enjoyed working with our praise band and the sound team. After graduating as a sound engineer, Brett has worked in multiple venues around Atlanta, as well as serving here at his home church. Brett is a great addition and has been leading our sound team since April 2013.
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