Church Staff 

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Byron Benson
Pastor
 
Byron and his wife, Melanie, came to East End in July, 2017 after serving in music ministry for thirteen years.  He has been involved in and led various ministries over the past eighteen years. He is currently working on a Bachelor of Science degree in Religion and Christian Ministry at Liberty University. Byron was ordained to the gospel ministry by New Salem Baptist Church in 2011. He and Melanie live in Caledonia with their two beautiful daughters, Claire (age 15) and Lily (age 8). 
Josh Tilley & family
 
Josh Tilley
Minister of Music
 
Josh began his walk with Christ at the young age of twelve when He accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior.  He was baptized at his home church, Ethelsville Baptist Church, in Pickens County, AL.  Josh and his family are a wonderful testimony of the faithfulness of God.  Josh has a Bachelor of Science degree from Mississippi State University in Agricultural Engineering, Technology, and Business.  He is currently employed by the United States Department of Agriculture in the Columbus, MS field office.  Josh and His wife, Maeghan, have been married for eight years.  They live in Steens, MS with their two handsome sons, Hardy (3 years old) and Hayden (18 months old).
 
Jeremy Posey
Minister of Youth
 

Jeremy accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior at the young age of 11.  He was baptized at Faith Baptist Church in Florence MS. Jeremy and his family have been active in church for many years. Jeremy has served as a deacon, Sunday school leader, chaired and been a member of multiple church committees, and volunteered in many other church groups and activities. Jeremy is a graduate of Liberty University with a BS in biblical and theological studies.  Jeremy and his family are faithful servants to the Lord’s work and have surrendered to the call of working with youth. Jeremy and Telisa have a love for teenagers and desire to help each teen in the youth department become a fully committed follower of Christ.

Jeremy’s wife works at Columbus Ortho and enjoys, crafting, volunteering in the Caledonia Bands booster club, and working alongside her husband Jeremy serving in ministry. Jeremy and Telisa have two kids, Madyson (14) and Carver (6).  Madyson plays the flute in the Caledonia Band and enjoys, painting, crafting, and many other artistic expressions. Carver is in the 1st grade at Caledonia Elementary and loves the outdoors enjoys fishing, exploring and riding 4 wheelers, dirt bikes, and go karts. Jeremy’s hobbies include tinkering on small engines, auto mechanics, and playing music.

Matt Moehring
Minister of Education and Senior Adults
 

Matt began his walk with Christ at age fifteen when he accepted Jesus as his Lord and Savior. He was baptized at his home church, Faith Baptist Church, in Starkville, MS. Matt and his family are a wonderful testimony of God’s grace and His faithfulness.

             Matt earned an Associates degree in Christian Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2013. He and his wife, Ginger, have been married for 29 years. They currently live in the New Hope community. Their daughter, Ashleigh, and her family live in Meridian, MS.

Matt has been in the insurance business for over 25 years. He began a life of service in bi-vocational ministry in 2003. He served six years as the Youth Minister and one year as the Associate Pastor at New Salem Baptist Church in Columbus, MS. In 2010, the Lord led Matt to become the first pastor of The Way Community Church (Winston Baptist Association) in Louisville, MS where he served faithfully until 2016. He and Ginger moved back to Columbus in 2017 and he has been faithfully serving as the pastor of Community Baptist Church in Columbus, MS since that time.

Daphne Bordelon
 
Daphne Bordelon
Preschool Director

 

Daphne was born and raised in Columbus and was saved during Vacation Bible School at East End when she was 10 years old. She has a BS degree in Child Development and Family Living and a Masters degree in Reading/Literacy from Mississippi University for Women and is a National Board Certified Teacher/Early Childhood Generalist. Daphne retired from teaching full time after 28 years and now teaches part time. She and her husband, Al, have been married for 36 years and have 2 children and 5 grandchildren. She has been the Preschool Director at East End since 201l and enjoys reading, trying new recipes and traveling to new places in her spare time.
 
Heather Dees
Children’s Minister
 
Heather’s walk with the Lord started at the age of 9, when she asked the Lord to be her Savior. She was baptized at her home church, Mt. Zion Baptist Church, in Columbus, MS. Throughout her life the Lord gave her opportunities to serve Him in the church, community and the classroom. She surrendered to the call of ministry at the age of 25. Heather, along with her husband Marty and her children Madison, Samson, and Hadley-Ruth, joined EEBC in 2006. Since that time her family has served in many ways at EEBC. Outside of the church, Heather teaches language arts at Caledonia Middle School. She graduated from Mississippi University for Women with an English degree.
Christie Tyndall
Ministry Assistant

Christie was raised in Ellisville, Mississippi. She received her Bachelors degree in Business Administration from William Carey University in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. She has been in the ministry since 1996 as a ministry assistant. She began her ministry at East End in October 2015. She has been married to her husband, Lawrence, since 1997. She is also a proud Nana to two precious boys. Her hobbies include reading,  Doctor Who, Star Wars, Star Trek, card making and music.