Dr. Hershael York Senior Pastor

untitled shoot-002Hershael has served Buck Run since 2003. He is also the Dean of the School of Theology and the Victor and Louise Lester Professor of Christian Preaching at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife, Tanya, have raised two sons.


Chris Parrish Senior Associate Pastor

Chris has served Buck Run since 2015. He leads our adult discipleship and community groups. He and his wife, Hannah, have a daughter and a son. 


Scott Riessen Executive Pastor

Scott has served Buck Run since 2015. He oversees our financial, administrative, and communication needs of the church. He and his wife, Katherine, have three sons and a daughter.


Adrian Mathenia Worship Pastor

Adrian joined Buck Run’s staff in 2019 to lead us in worship and direct our music programs. He and his wife Angeline have one son.


Will Morris Student Pastor

Will began serving at Buck Run in 2020. He leads our ministry to students grades 6th-12th. He and his wife, Abi, have a son.


Matt Morvay Assistant Pastor

Matt began serving at Buck Run in 2018. Matt assists Dr. York as well as leads our outreach and assimilation ministries. He and his wife, Lacey, have a daughter.


Dr. Wesley Noss Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care

Wesley has served Buck Run since 2014. He oversees our pastoral care ministries. He and his wife, Joan, have two sons.



Support Staff

JP McCammon

Director of Kids Ministry


Kathy Padgett

Ministry Assistant


Cara Hutcherson

Business Manager


Allen Padgett

Building Superintendent 

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Heather Wilkes

Business Assistant

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