Our Team


Buies Creek First Baptist is currently in the Pastor Search Process.  In the interim, we have a series of speakers sharing with us each week.  If you have questions, please feel free to contact the church office, and please join us on Sunday mornings for worship at 10:30!

Jesse Hembree, Youth Intern

Jesse Hembree started serving as the Youth Intern, September 2020. Jesse is a third year Campbell student pursuing a degree in Christian Studies with a minor in History.

Before coming to Buies Creek, Jesse served as a pastoral intern at Newfound Baptist church in Asheville, NC.  Jesse also worked in retail for 4 years prior to joining Buies Creek.

Jesse enjoys working with young adults and teenagers, and loves to spend time outdoors where the Lord’s handiwork is all around.

Patsy Paul, Administrative Assistant

Patsy has served as administrative assistant since 2012.  Patsy and her husband Larry have been blessed with 4 children, 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.

Prior to coming to Buies Creek, Patsy worked for Harnett County Department of Social Services for almost 20 years serving as clerical support, Income Maintenance Caseworker of Adult Medicaid and Food Stamps, Fraud Investigator and finally as Adult Medicaid Lead Worker.  Patsy is currently the manager of The Believers, a southern gospel quartet where Larry sings tenor.

Larry and Patsy have been married since 1979 and enjoy church, spending time with family and friends and spreading God's message through the gospel singing ministry God has allowed them to be a part of.