Leadership

 
 
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greg W. burriss, d.min.
pastor

Born in Dillon, S.C., and raised not far from Rocky River Baptist Church, in Sanford, N.C., Greg Burriss received the Doctor of Ministry from the Campbell University Divinity School in 2012. His prior education included a bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky. Greg pastored churches in Madison, Ind., and Frankfort, Ky., before coming to Rocky River in 1996 and enjoys reading, theater, music and martial arts. He is married to the former Vicky Holder of Broadway, N.C., and the couple has two children, Bethany and Daniel.

 
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matt fry
choir director and music leader

A well-respected musician and teacher who has performed around the world (and even in Carnegie Hall!) with the Duke Chapel Choir, Matt Fry is the vocal music instructor at Jordan-Matthews High School in Siler City, where he leads ensembles and serves as musical director for the school's annual musical. During his rare "off-time," he also directs The Fearrington Village Singers, a joint chorus made up of women and men living in the Fearrington Village and Galloway Ridge communities. Matt received his bachelor's degree in vocal performance and music education in 1988 from Missouri Western State University, where he was named Outstanding Graduate in Vocal Music.

 
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AMY FITTS
ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

A native of Guilford County and graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a bachelor's degree in business, Amy Fitts has served as administrative assistant at Rocky River Baptist under pastors Gene Booker and Greg Burriss. Amy and her husband, Billy, have two adult daughters and operate a local cattle farm. She is a devoted Christian and faithful member of Emmaus Baptist Church.