Pastor Keith has been at Zion Hill since August of 2000. He is married to Teresa, they have two adult children and five grandchildren. Pastor Keith has been in full time ministry as a pastor since 1993. Before going into ministry he spent twelve years in law enforcement. One of his favorite scripture passages is Philippians 4:6-7. “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.”
Fred Pettit became the Minister of Music at Zion Hill in September 2009. He earned a Bachelor of Music Education from Brenau University in Gainesville, Georgia, and a Master of Church Music from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. Fred served churches in the area of music and youth in Georgia, Kentucky and Alabama before coming to serve in his native (Spartanburg) South Carolina in 1987. He and his wife, Yvonne, are blessed to have three grown sons: Franklin, John and Ben. Their blessings include three lovely granddaughters.
Ashley Jones became the Youth Director at Zion Hill in January 2013. She and her husband, Scott, have three beautiful children: Harrison, Hudson and Ada Faith. One of her favorite Scripture passages is Isaiah 49:15,16. “…yet will I not forget thee. Behold, I have graven thee upon the palms of my hands; thy walls are continually before me.”
Brenda Walden became the Secretary at Zion Hill in February 2001. She and her husband, Jerry, have been married for forty-one years. They have a daughter, Teresa, and three wonderful grandchildren. For the past three years Brenda has been active in a ministry providing sleeping mats to the homeless, which they crochet from plastic grocery bags. Her favorite Scripture passage is I John 3:17-18, which tells us that when we are blessed with earthly goods we are to use them to bless others, otherwise the love of God is not in us. We are to love not just in words, but by doing.