Pastor – Phil Howard

Children’s Minister – Mandy Howard

Mandy Howard joined our staff in 2016. She grew up in Springfield, Virginia and has lived up and down the East Coast. Mandy is married to Pastor Phil Howard and has 3 children. She serves alongside her husband here at Berea Baptist as Children’s Minister  and also serves at Richland Baptist Church Preschool as Preschool Director .


Minister of Music/Youth Minister – Zach Farrow

Administrative Assistant – Ashley Blake  |    540-752-4406

Ashley joined our staff in 2017. She grew up in Dumfries, Virginia. Ashley was baptized at Marsh Road Baptist Church in the late 1990’s. Ashley is married and currently has a daughter and is expecting a son soon. She serves on the counting committee, memorial committee, and volunteers as sound technician during worship service.


Deacon of Month – Tom Davis   |     (h)540-752-4259 (c)540-907-6914

Tom is a lifelong resident of Hartwood. He is a retired Band Director/Musician. Tom was baptized October 3, 1993 and has been called to serve as Youth Sunday School teacher, sound technician, and Deacon. Tom is married to Kathy Davis and has two fine sons, Daniel & Matthew. 


Prayer Chain – Brenda Blake    |    540-373-8143

We have a prayer chain which is activated by contacting Brenda Blake. Prayer requests and most updates are e-mailed as they are received. A weekly prayer request update is e-mailed Saturday.  Please put “Prayer Request” in the subject line when e-mailing your prayer request. We request an update every two weeks.  If we do not receive an update, the name may be deleted from the bulletin and it would need to be resubmitted.