Our mission is to connect people to Jesus and others, creating a platform for Community transformation in Fuquay-Varina.

Clay Burgess

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Pastor, Founding Elder

Clay was born and raised in North Carolina and educated at the University of North Carolina, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. He has pastored churches over 16 years and desires to help people gain access to God’s Word so that they can advance in God’s Word.  He has been married to Stephanie for more than 26 years and they have 3 fine sons.‚Äč

Tim Epling

Pastor, Founding Elder

Tim’s passion is building meaningful relationships with people. He is transparent to a fault, often bold and engages quickly with people. You should get to know him. If you want, he will make time to invest in your life and build a meaningful relationship that is mutually beneficial. After careers in retail grocery and real estate sales as well as volunteering in church, he sensed that a call from God to become more active in Jesus’ church. He manages the staff and day-to-day operations of CC and is a secondary communicator for the Sunday experience.