About us

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:
Curtis Campbell


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.

Email:  curtiscampbell3@gmail.com

(910) 619-0836

Larry Vaudrin

Lay Director

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.

(919) 622-5492

Terry Waddell

Music Director

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. 


Jorden Mongelli

Youth Leader

(910) 409-1484

Arlene Kincaid and
Mary Levasseur 
Shelly Mongelli

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. 

(910) 399-4383

Children's Ministry Leader

(910) 622-4578

Closer Walk Church


117-C Village RD

Leland NC, 28451

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