Meet Our Staff

The Reverend Daryle Bush -Senior Pastor

On July 29, 2010, the Pastor Nominating Committee received a letter from Pastor Bush, stating that he had read our Church Information Form and was most impressed on our views as an evangelical church. After the Pastor Nominating Committee worked their way through 88 Pastor Information Forms, the vote was unanimous to call Pastor Daryle Bush…

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The Reverend Kelly Gabriele – Associate Pastor

Kelly graduated with a degree in Communication Arts from Appalachian State University and went on to work in New York and Los Angeles as a professional actor/singer. She co-starred in National television shows, commercials and movies including roles on General Hospital, Dawson’s Creek and One Tree Hill….

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The Reverend Mark OrrAssistant Pastor for Ministry Development

Mark joined our staff as part-time Assistant Pastor on Nov. 1, 2018. He is a retired Presbyterian Pastor who began his call to full-time Christian ministry in 1976 when he joined the staff of Young Life in Western Pennsylvania…

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Kathy Bazzarre, R.N. -Parish Nurse

Kathy graduated in 1965 from the Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD. She and her husband Bill moved to South Carolina in 1991. When they came to Myrtle Beach…

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Karen Alexander – Director of Traditional Worship

Karen is a proud PK – preacher’s kid – who grew up in Conway SC.  She is a graduate of USC-Coastal Carolina (BA Early Childhood Education) and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (Masters in Church Music)…

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Duster Stanton – Director of Contemporary Worship

Born in Louisville, KY Duster grew up moving around the country with his family. He spent many years on the road as a traveling musician, finally settling in NMB in 1993 singing in local restaurants…

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Charles Horton -Youth Ministry Director

A native of Horry County, Charles Horton graduated from North Myrtle Beach High School in 2001 and attended Coastal Carolina University…

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Michelle Estep – Children’s Ministry Director

Michelle Estep currently lives in Little River, SC with her husband of more than 25 years, Scott, and children Baily and Claire. She holds a BS in Psychology specializing…

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Joe Meckley – Media Director

Joe Meckley has been involved with music for over 20 years. He moved from a small farm town in upstate New York to Myrtle Beach, SC in 2004. Joe graduated…

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Nikki Hufnagel – Executive Assistant to Pastor

Nikki Hufnagel is the Executive Assistant to Pastor Daryle Bush. Born and raised in the area, Nikki is blessed to be a wife and mother. She…

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Mary Gail Stanaland – Membership Coordinator Administrative Assistant

grew up in Wilmington, NC and graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is very proud of her 2 sons – Adam is working on his PhD at Duke University after graduating from Davidson College and Matthew is…

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Patsy O’Donnell – Receptionist

Patsy was born in Salisbury, NC but moved to NY as a child.  Her education is in Human Resources and she worked in the Personnel Department at Mobil for…

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Adam Maxwell – Building and Grounds Supervisor

Born in Charlotte NC, Adam moved to the beach in summer of 79′ and has been here ever since. A 1982 graduate of North Myrtle Beach high, he was married June 24th…

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Karen Davis -Westminster Preschool Director

Karen was born in Pittsburgh, PA. and grew up there. Church, Sunday School, and Youth groups, were a large part of her younger life. She graduated from…

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Cindy Thompson – Financial Administrator

Cindy grew up in Farmville, VA. After graduating from Longwood University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, she moved to Charlottesville and later Fairfax, Virginia where she worked as…

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