Our Leadership

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Pastor - Rev. Todd Simmons

We are pleased to welcome Rev. Todd Simmons to our church and to Walterboro! Todd and his wife Michelle previously lived in McDonough, Georgia where he served as the Associate Pastor of Watermark Church. 

Pastor Simmons has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Pastoral Ministry from Lee University in Tennessee and is currently enrolled in Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary to earn a Master of Divinity degree.  He has experience in and enjoys working with children, youth, and college students. 

Rev. Todd professes a commitment to preach the gospel of grace while urging believers to grow in their likeness to Christ. He believes that building relationships with people and caring for them is the best way to lead.  He acknowledges being a student of the Word, a teacher, a preacher, and a pastor with a heart for evangelism and pastoral care.

Todd and Michelle have two daughters, Brittney and Gloria. Brittney recently graduated from college and is working in North Atlanta, and Gloria is currently pursuing a degree in cyber forensics. Brother Todd's favorite pastimes include spending time with his family, anything outdoors, great vacations, investing in people's lives, studying the Bible, and epic movies.

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Deacon Chairman - Mr. Gene Padgett

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Minister of Music - Rev. John Swindler

Rev. John Swindler, our new Minister of Music, will begin his ministry with us on Sunday June 4.  John and his wife Jennie will celebrate 39 years of marriage on June 23 and are both natives of Columbia, having met at the First Baptist Church there when they were in 7th grade.  John has 30 years of experience in ministry, mostly serving in student ministry at churches in Blythewood, Beaufort, Florence, Lexington, and most recently in Cornelia, Georgia.  He is a 1982 graduate of Furman University in Greenville, SC and a 1986 graduate of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky where he obtained his Master’s Degree in Pastoral Counseling.  He and Jennie have 3 daughters, Alana who lives in Atlanta, Laura Grace and her husband Jack who live in Summerville, and Jillian who also lives in Summerville.  They have 4 grandsons who live in Atlanta, and identical twin grand daughters in Summerville.  Their daughter Laura Grace is expecting grand daughter #3 in October.  John works at the Beaufort Inn, and Jennie works as a speech pathologist at Whale Branch Elementary School.  Welcome John and Jennie to the Doctor’s Creek family!

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Church Secretary - Mrs. Katrina Stanley

Katrina graduated from the University of South Carolina Beaufort with a B.S. in Business Administration - go Gamecocks! Prior to joining the staff of DCBC, she worked in retail sales, accounting and most recently, medical billing. Katrina and Ben, her husband of more than 18 years, live in Varnville. 

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Pianist - Mrs. Christine Coffin