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Church Staff and Leadership

Pastor Jimmy Tarrant

Pastor Jimmy Tarrant

Interim Pastor

Brother Jimmy is once again faithfully serving as Interim Senior Pastor at RBC until the Lord calls another man into the full-time position. Throughout retirement, he has lead many Hunt County Baptist churches through periods of transition and pastor searches after many decades of full-time ministry.

Cathy Deaton

Cathy Deaton

Children's Ministry Director

Ms. Cathy, as her students know her as, oversees all classes and volunteers for children ages 4-11 (5th grade). She is responsible for our yearly Children's Christmas play and toy drive, and also leads in our VBS and Kids Camp efforts.

Ashton Guliuzza

Ashton Guliuzza

Worship Leader

Ashton serves as the head of both our praise and media teams, leading primarily during our Sunday Worship Service. She is responsible for all new band member interviews, coordinating practices and setlists for the week, as well as the implementation of new equipment and software for our online streaming.

Casey Guliuzza

Casey Guliuzza

Young Adult Ministry Leader

Casey is the primary Sunday School teacher for the college/career class, and coordinates outreach and weekly rides for young adults.

Ray Deaton

Ray Deaton

Education Director

Ray oversees all curriculum that is implemented throughout RBC, and leads in placing volunteers and teachers in each department. He has served at Ridgecrest in a variety of roles over the last two decades including deacon, Sunday School teacher, Young Adult Ministry Leader, and Head of Security.

Bethanie Allen

Bethanie Allen

Youth/Women's Ministry Leader

Bethanie oversees the youth department in regards to curriculum, outreach, and volunteers, and serves as lead teacher for Wednesday Night Bible Study. RBC Youth consists of students in 6th-12th grade, and they are currently going through the Book of James. Bethanie is also the current head of Women's Ministry; coordinating multiple monthly events for ladies to gather out in the community, as well as weekly bible studies.

Deacons

Keith Haws

Jay O'Neal

Ray Deaton

Daniel Smith

Mike Elliott

Ministry Team Leads

Kitchen Crew-  Casey McKeel/Richelle Johnson

Community Outreach - Richelle Johnson

Treasurer/Secretary: Joy Smith 

Finance Team: Carmen Smith 

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