Lead Pastor

Pastor Donny Emmons is the Lead Pastor at Living Word. One of the best adjectives that describes this man is… REAL! He has a real heart for people. A real desire to be used by god. A real desire to see lives transformed, and a real love for the Lord and people

Pastor Donny has been married to Linda for over 38 years and is Dad to Derek, Megan, and Hailey and is Grandpa to Emery and Huxley

Associate Pastor

Aaron is the Associate Pastor at Living Word. Aaron is responsible for overseeing existing ministries and creating new ones. He has been accused by Pastor Donny of having “a new idea a minute”. An Administrator, Coach, Husband (of Dee), and Father (of Noah, JD, and Micha). Aaron gets it all done. Creativity and energy are just a few of his many abilities.

Worship Leader

Torrey is our Worship Leader at Living Word. Torrey’s musical ability and love of worshiping the Lord is simply amazing. While our worship is primarily contemporary, Torrey has the ability to compose, arrange, and bring meaning to any genre of worship music. He is also responsible for the media presentation for our services. You can expect a meaningful worship experience in each service. Torrey is husband to Lisa, and father of Courtney, Tyler, and Ashley. He is also Grandpa to Ahmaura, Corrine, and AJ

Ministry Assistant

Roger is our Ministry Assistant. If you contact the church office, most likely the first voice you will hear is Roger’s. Roger’s heart is just be a help wherever he can. He has been a member of Living Word since “day one”.  He has witnessed the Lord do many wonderful things in our church. Roger leads a small group Bible study group in our midweek service. He is husband to to Barbara, father to Carrie and Justin and grandfather to Riley

Youth Ministers

Kevin and Heather are Youth Ministers at Living Word. They have the awesome responsibility of leading, ministering, and loving our Youth group, “The Refuge”. Kevin brings to the table consistent love, discipline, fun, excitement, and encouragement. Heather has an unending amount of love, compassion, patience, and grace. They are the parents of Taylor and Brody.

Children's Ministers

Gary and Megan are our Children’s Ministers at Living Word. They direct our A.W.A.N.A, Children’s Church program, and supervise our Children’s Volunteers. High energy and BIG hearts bests describes this awesome team. Our children’s ministry is “second to none”. They are the parents of Jace, Keygan, and Dillion.

You will find Living Word Baptist Church to be full of friendly people who love and worship God. Our purpose for existing as a church is to..

1) Bring People To Jesus.
2) Teach Them To Love And Worship God.
3) To Promote Love And Unity In The Fellowship.
4) Equip Believers For Their Ministry In The Church To The Glory Of God.


We accomplish this purpose by emphasizing Discipleship, Evangelism, Fellowship, and Worship in our congregation.  Here is a brief overview of some ministries at Living Word.