Our Team

Staff @ Sandy Plains

serving Christ with you...


We have a great church staff @ Sandy Plains that is made up of team members who have many years of experience in ministry.  We're excited to serve the Lord Jesus together and to equip God's people.

This Sunday join us for Worship, we would love to meet you as Sandy Plains gathers, @ 10:30 am!  

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Dave Keuss

Senior Pastor

Website: www.davidkeuss.com
Twitter: @DavidKeuss

Pastor Dave enjoys assisting people to know and then to walk with Jesus. He values a mix of accessible Biblical application and deeper application for real life. Dave loves preaching & teaching God's Word in a way that connects, instead of remaining theory. He surrendered to full-time ministry in 2002.  For hobbies, Dave watches college football, hikes, fishes, does woodwork, and eats quality BBQ around town.  He is a graduate of Southern Seminary (M.Div. Biblical Languages & Theology), Southwestern Seminary (Th.M. Christian Worldview & Church Ministry), and a current Doctoral Candidate (Expository Preaching) @ Liberty University Divinity School in Virginia.

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Beth Waugh

Church Secretary

Beth loves helping people connect with the right class, ministry, person, to help discipleship happen.  She facilitates ministry by helping with administration.  Beth is diligent to help people love & serve others in the church congregation.

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Hannah Anders

Children's & Student's Director

Hannah is from Morganton, NC. She is a Gardner-Webb University graduate with a degree in Communications and concentration in Photojournalism. Hannah is studying online for her Master’s in Theological Studies through Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. She has a love for all sports and people of all ages. She also has a love for missions work.

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Bobby Hinkle

Clean-Maintenance Team

Bobby works to maintain our four on campus buildings to keep them clean and in great operational shape.  Always ready to help he serves the Lord Jesus through the church congregation in various cleaning procedures. Around town you might find Bobby involved in community events, staying connected to people in need, or tackling a new project.

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Chris Waugh

Worship Ministry

Chris is passionate about God's people worshipping together. Chris is the main point man for the Sandy Plains Worship Team and their planning sessions. We love how Chris has a heart for the congregation in Worship and points them to the Lord. Brother Chris is a vocalist and instrumentalist. In his spare time, you might find him on a local baseball team, leading area Youth in worship services, or watching sports.

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Audio Video Team

Worship Experience Production

Sundays, Wednesdays, and in special services we are blessed to have a dedicated team that makes those effective. We appreciate the Audio-Video team that ensures a smooth service on the technical side.  This team loves the Lord Jesus and is a part of sharing the Gospel and serving the Lord through use of technology.

Joan Hoffman

Music Ministry Staff

Joan has helped with building up and strengthening the music ministry. Joan serves as part of our music ministry staff. Joan loves spending time with her family. She is a skilled instrumentalist. 

Facility Team

Worship & Ministry Facility Set Up Team

Our Staff Team who aids in set up facilitates worship and ministry @ Sandy Plains. They work hard to bless others and we're so glad these several individuals are a part of the team. They have a special role in ensuring that the worship service spaces and special event spaces are properly set up and organized. This team rotates responsibilities to keep regular church event rooms/spaces ready.