Church Staff

Richard Kremer

Richard Kremer

Senior Pastor

A native of Alabama, Dr. Kremer graduated from the University of Georgia with highest honors.  He was co-captain of the track team at Georgia.  He earned the Master of Divinity degree and a Ph.D in Systematic Theology from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.  He has served as the Pastor to churches in Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Georgia.
Richard enjoys reading, camping, river-rafting, and running. He recently published his first book, You Only Die Twice, a murder mystery about a Charlotte minister with a knack for solving mysteries.  Richard and his wife, Melissa, have three children and one grandson.
Angela Blizzard

Angela Blizzard

Minister of Music and Youth

Angela received a Bachelor’s of Music Education degree from Meredith College in 2003.  She earned her Masters of Music Degree with an emphasis in Church Music from Mercer University. She earned her Masters of Arts in Christian Ministry Degree from McAfee School of Theology.   She has worked at Vineville Baptist Church since 2007, working with music, children, and youth.

Angela has a heart for music, families, and missions. She enjoys the outdoors and cherishes friend and family time. Her hobbies include singing, disc golf, research, tennis, running, fishing, and reading when time allows. She is married to Macon native Eric Blizzard and they have two daughters, Emily and Kate.

Leigh Halverson

Leigh Halverson

Minister of Family Life and Education

A native of North Carolina, Leigh graduated from Elon University.  She earned a Masters of Divinity degree from McAfee School of Theology.  She has served as Children’s and Family Ministers to churches in Georgia, Missouri, and Alabama.  Leigh came back to Georgia in April 2018 to serve as the Minister of Family Life and Education here at Vineville.  Her hope is to see people of all ages enter into a life transforming relationship with Christ.

Leigh also has a heart for children from hard and hurting places.  She serves this part of her heart as a Foster Mom and while the journey can often be overwhelming she shares that one of her favorite quotes is from Rita F. Pierson, “Every child deserves a champion, an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best they can possibly be.”

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Macon, Georgia 31204

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8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

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