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If you are new to our church, we hope you will quickly feel at home. If you are a new member, we hope you already feel like a vital part of our church family, because you are. If you are not familiar with Central Baptist Church, we hope that the material here will help you learn more about our church.

Meet Our Staff

David Turner, Senior Pastor​ B.A., M.A., University of Alabama; M.S., Florida State University; M.Div., McAfee School of Theology, Mercer University; D.Min., Wesley Theological Seminary The Rev. Dr. David Turner has served Central as Senior Pastor since March 2005. Prior to his call as Senior Pastor, David served Central as Associate Pastor/Administrator. He came to Central from First Baptist […]

Mary Richerson Craven, Associate Pastor For Music & Adult Ministries B.A., University of Richmond; M.Div., Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond Mary joined the CBC staff in August of 2019. Prior to her call to Central, she served on staff at several churches in the Richmond area in various positions, including senior pastor, music minister, and student minister. She and her husband, Adam, live in […]

Leslie Hepburn, Family Ministry Assistant Leslie Hepburn has been a member of Central Baptist Church since 2016. She joined the CBC staff officially in July of 2019 as the Family Ministry Assistant. She has served and worked with children and youth in various capacities both inside and outside of the church, through Sunday School, bible studies, mission trips, and […]

Nicole Averette, Financial Administrator Nicole is a native of Richmond and grew up attending Central Baptist Church.  In fact, she was a founding member of the preschool in 1975. Currently, Nicole serves as Financial Administrator for the church where she has worked since 2002.  She’s married to Steve and they are very proud parents of two children.  In […]

Shari Fisher, Administrative Assistant ”Shari is a “PK”, Preacher’s Kid, born to a Presbyterian Minister and school teacher, and raised in New Jersey. She is a graduate of The College of New Jersey, and after graduation moved to Philadelphia and began her career in office administration with a brokerage firm. Shari has held positions at The Martin Agency […]

Meghan Engstran, Interim Minister to Families B.A. in Political Science from University of Minnesota – Duluth; M.Div from Union Preysbriran Seminary. Meghan came to Central Baptist in 2017 as ministry intern where she served in this role for a year. Even though she pursued other ministry experiences she found her home in the congregation, joining the church in 2018. Meghan […]

Kayley Turner, Family Ministry Intern

Kayley Turner has been a member of Derbyshire Baptist Church since January 2012. She has lived in Hanover County for most of her life with her parents and three sisters. She is a rising junior at Mary Baldwin University where she is studying health sciences and hopes to pursue a career in physical therapy. She […]


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1500 Courthouse Road North Chesterfield, VA 23236

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