Merle became our pastor in January, 2018 after 40 years of pastoral ministry in two churches. He’s a graduate of Piedmont Bible College (Piedmont International University), Winston-Salem, NC. He enjoys meeting people, reading and golf. He has a keen interest in history, especially Church history and the War Between the States.
His wife, Bonnie is a Bassett native and they are the parents of two daughters and have seven grandchildren.