He is a native of Gary, In. and a graduate of South Carolina State University (1977) where he obtained a B.S. degree in Music Education. He owned his own Insurance Agency in Charlotte, NC for 35 years before retiring in 2015, to begin serving the church and congregational needs full time.
Keith was added to the church in Augusta GA. at the Florence St COC in 1979 at the age of 24 and then moved to Charlotte, NC in 1980. While living in Charlotte he was appointed an Elder at the Archdale COC in Charlotte prior to Gold Hill Rd as well as helping to establish another congregation in Charlotte, NC.
Keith and his wife Rhunette have been married going on 40 years and have 3 children (Shanna, Marja and Alex) who all members of the body of Christ. They have 6 grandchildren.
Tommie Washington is the Elder focused primarily on Evangelism & Technology.
As an Army Brat, Tommie traveled extensively growing up, but spent most of childhood in Southern New Jersey and Germany. He obeyed the gospel 1990 at the Northeast Philadelphia church of Christ, where he was a volunteer Youth Leader, Teacher, Song Leader and Preacher. Tommie has served as a Deacon, and now an Elder at the Gold Hill Road church of Christ. He has a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and a Master’s Degree in Motion Media.
Tommie and his wife Leila have two children, Aaron and Ethan. Aaron and his wife Rebecca are graduates of Freed-Hardeman University. Ethan is currently pursuing a degree in Communications at FHU.
He grew up in the Church in Northeast Arkansas. He attended Crowley’s Ridge Academy, A small Christian School in Paragould Arkansas and later graduated from Harding University, with a degree in Business Administration. Mark and his family moved to South Carolina from Arlington, Texas where they were active in the Pleasant Ridge Church of Christ. There Mark served as a Deacon, a teacher and a Care Group Leader.
Mark and his wife Paula(P.J.) have 3 children, Tyler, Connor and Catherine. In his spare time Mark enjoys golf, softball, and spending time with his family.
William Ireland is the Elder focused primarily on Youth and Technology.
Hampton Hager is the Elder focused primarily on Education.
Gilbert Shelton is the Elder focused primarily on…
A Message From The Elders
Robert Hatfield has been preaching the gospel of Christ since 2007. He served the church in Pulaski, Tennessee for seven years, North Charleston, South Carolina for five years, and has been the pulpit minister for the church of Christ at Gold Hill Road since August 2019.
Robert and his wife, Emily, met at Freed-Hardeman University, from which they graduated in May 2010. They married in 2011, and have two children, Anna and Owen.
Robert is the founder and director of The Light Network (www.thelightnetwork.tv), a media network that empowers people for daily Christian living. He is the author of The New You: A Guide to Your First 90 Days as a Christian.
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