Dr. Hershael York Senior Pastor
Hershael 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.
Dr. 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. In December of 2021 Chris was also called by the church to be our Pastor Elect. He will become Buck Run’s Senior Pastor upon Dr. York’s retirement no later than January 2024.
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 Pastor of Students and Families
Will began serving at Buck Run in 2020. He leads our ministry to students grades 6th-12th as well as coordinates our local missions efforts. He and his wife, Abi, have two sons.
Kevin Dunford Pastor of Kids and Families
Kevin joined Buck Run’s staff in 2023 and oversees our ministry to kids (birth-5th grade) and their families. He and his wife Marie have one daughter.
Dr. Wesley Noss Care Pastor
Wesley has served Buck Run since 2014. He oversees our pastoral care ministries. He and his wife, Joan, have two sons.
Dave Parks Lay Pastor
Dave has served at Buck Run since 2017 where he has assumed multiple teaching and counseling responsibilities.
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