Thayer Stamper
Lead Pastor

Thayer serves as lead pastor at Gateway Community Church. He, his wife, Amy, and their four daughters, Julia, Bailey, Madison, and Avery have been in Goldsboro since 2005 and at Gateway since its founding in 2006.

He enjoys good books, college football, and hanging out with family and friends. His purpose, in life and ministry, is to point modern people to real life in Jesus Christ.


Amy Stamper
Preschool/Children's Ministries Director


Amy has been married to Thayer since 1995, and they have 4 very active daughters.  She has been in ministry for the past 16 years with formal training in Biblical Counseling.  Children's Ministry is her passion and she desires to see children come to ask Jesus to be the leader of their lives.

Her favorite place to be is on the beach with her family - and if she can grab a nap, it's even better!

Kevin Gardner
Worship Pastor

Kevin serves to see the word of Christ dwell richly in the whole of gathering so that Christ is formed in the people of God. (Gal. 4:19; Col. 3:16)

You'll quickly find Kevin enjoys spending time with his wife and son (Brittani and Houston) and equipping other leaders for worship.  


Adam Flummerfelt
Student Pastor


Billie Jean Rogers
Guest Services Coordinator/Business Manager


Billie Jean Rogers serves as Financial Secretary and Guest Services Coordinator for Gateway Community Church.  She has been married to Ray Rogers since 1990. They have two sons, Alexander and Logan. They are a military family, have lived in Goldsboro since 2003, and have served at GCC since its founding.

When not serving the church, Billie Jean works as a Personal Trainer and enjoys cooking and spending time with her family.  She uses every opportunity to bring people closer to God and serve Him in all ways.


Stephen Burnette
Media Operations

Bobby & Missy Lowery
Adult Ministry Coordinators



Matt & Dia Worling
Worship Leaders