Meet Our Staff
Our   Senior   Minister
 Scott Patterson 
About Scott: 
Scott graduated from Mid Atlantic Christian University in 1987 with a BA in Christian Ministry.  He and his wife, Meribeth, were married that same year.  She graduated from MACU and also from the College of Albemarle with degrees in childhood education and nursing.  They have two sons, Josiah and Bryan. Scott has been the preaching minister at GCC since 2003.
Get to know the real Scott!
  • Coke or Pepsi?            Diet Mt. Dew
  • Cats or Dogs?         Komodo Dragons
  • Favorite sports team?   Hoboken Zephyrs 
  • Something most people wouldn’t expect about you?            I’m a ninja. 
  • Favorite pastime?   Half-past seven
  • What do you think you could not live without?   Air
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Director of Children’s Ministry 
Amy Griggs
About Amy: 
Amy became our Dir. of Children’s Ministry in 2019.  She, and her husband Mike, have been members of GCC since 2009.  They have two young children.  Amy also doubles as our Administrative Assistent.  She has a B.A. of Sociology from Franklin College (Indiana).  She and Mike are orignally from Indianapolis (“Go Colts!” – from Mike)
Get to know Amy
  • Coke or Pepsi?   Coffee … and more coffee
  • Cats or Dogs?    Anything but snakes!
  • Favorite sports team?     Sports? Really?
  • Something most people wouldn’t expect about you?             
  • Favorite pastime?   
  • What do you think you could not live without?   
Jeff Patterson and Bob Via
About Our Elders: 
Our Elders are the spiritual leaders of our church (1 Timothy 5:17, Acts 20:28).
Jeff graduated from MACU in 1985.  He has worked for Wells Fargo (Wachovia, First Union) for MANY years.  He plays the bass guitar and sometimes the drums in our worship band.  Jeff is a Carolina Panther’s fan and UNC Tarheels fan. He is also the older brother of Scott.
Bob graduated from Appalacitan State in 1974 (Go Mountaneers!) He retired from Duke Energy after 35 years of service as a Human Resource Training Manager.  He plays the trumpet in our worship band and leads the adult Sunday School class that meets in the sanctuary.  He is also an avid South Point (Belmont) HS fan, “Go Red Raiders!”