Cross of Christ Community Church

  "Preaching the Gospel of the Cross" 

Meet the Leadership

The Elders

The Bible presents a model of leadership that has as its highest position in the church a group of men, known as Elders. These Elders are charges with the responsibilities of leading and caring for God's church; its people and its business. 

Darrell Kornegay
Darrell serves as the Executive Pastor here at Cross of Christ Community Church. Darrell resides in Lenoir County with his wife and three children.

Kenneth Smith 

Kenneth Smith and his wife Susan reside in Goldsboro, NC.


Keith Hatcher

Keith is a ordained minister. He has been serving in ministry for 26 years. He and his wife Tracy have been married for 19 years. They reside in Sampson county.


Church Staff

Associate Pastor / Music Minister
Aleatha Thrower
Aleatha serves as the Associate Pastor and Music Minister of Cross of Christ Community Church. She has been married to Jeff Thrower for over 12 years, and they have one daughter. They reside in Lenior County.