About Our Elders, Jeff Patterson and Bob Via
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 Appalachian State in 1974 (Go Mountaineers!) 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!"