Our vision is to bring people of all ages, races, backgrounds, and personalities together to love God, love their neighbors, and reach out in radical hospitality.
We are the "healing place" here at Closer Walk we welcome all walks of life and encourage you to have a life altering awakening.
MeET OuR Leadership:
Is married to Lori Campbell. They have 4 children in their blended family and delight in their one grandson. Curtis was raised in the Methodist Church. He graduated college and became the Minister of Music at a Baptist Church when he was called to ministry. He graduated from Wake Forest Baptist Seminary and served in the Baptist Church before returning to the UMC. He loves preaching, worship, music and performing. He came out of retirement to serve at Closer Walk.
Is married to Donna Vaudrin. He has two children Ryan and Kristen. Larry was raised in the Catholic Church. He worked for Sherwin Williams as the District Manager for over 15 years. Larry retired in 2016 and decided to come on staff to assist as the lay pastor. He preaches in place of Terry Buckner and also is active in the churches Men's Ministry.
Is married to Michael Waddell. She has two children Connie and Paul. Terry was the Director of youth previously at Pine Valley Methodist for over 5 years. She is now a Middle School Music Teacher at Leland Middle School. Terry also received her Master of Divinity degree from Campbell University in 2015. Terry came on board at the music director when Closer Walk began in 2007.
Arlene Kincaid and
Prayer Ministry Leads
Friday prayer team meets at 12:00 pm to pray over specific prayer requests presented to the team. All stays in confidence with the elders of the church. This team also assists with prayers on Sunday mornings and with alter calls.
Children's Ministry Leader