A loving, inclusive Christian church in Greenville, SC

Each member of our staff at Augusta Road Baptist Church is dedicated to our mission and to ensuring that our church and our programs are serving the needs of our members and our community. Please don’t hesitate to contact us – we are here to help!

Rev. W. Mattison King

Matt began his ministry as Senior Pastor of Augusta Road Baptist Church on January 6, 2014. He is originally from Aiken, SC and spent much of his youth in Atlanta, GA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication from the University of Georgia and a Master of Divinity degree from the James…

Rev. Bridget Kokolis

Rev. Kokolis joined ARBC as Minister to Families in May 2016. She previously served as Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation at Greenlawn Baptist Church in Columbia, SC. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina and her Master of Divinity degree from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. Rev. Kokolis is married to her husband…

Dr. Barry Combs

Barry has been with ARBC since 2001. With a doctorate in music from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Barry’s true ministry is to help adult choir members develop and sharpen their musical skills as an offering back to God. In addition to serving at ARBC, Barry is the Director of Choral Activities at North Greenville…

Jane Harrison

Jane has been the pianist at ARBC since 1996. She plays for all church services and also assists with weddings and funerals. Her music ministry is greatly appreciated and valued by all at Augusta Road Baptist Church. Jane and her husband, Walter, have two children; Timothy and Mary Beth.

Clinton Flowers

Clinton is a graduate of Baylor University (Bachelor of Music), Southern Seminary (Bachelor and Master of Church Music). He is a retired Minister of Music/Organist having served churches in North and South Carolina. He is the former editor of Children’s Music for the Baptist Sunday School Board (now Lifeway). Specifically, Clinton was Editor of Young…

Brenda Arrowood

Brenda has been the Office Administrator for Augusta Road Baptist Church since October 2012. She previously served as Administrative Assistant with DP3 Architects in Greenville, and prior to moving to Greenville in 1993, she served in Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant roles in the banking and finance industry. Brenda was raised in Hamilton, Ohio and has been married to her husband James since 1972.…

Cordell Golden

Cordell has been our facilities manager since 2010, and he is likely the busiest staff member at Augusta Road. He manages all of the facilities for our church and Weekday Children’s Education Programs – and he can fix almost anything! Cordell previously served in a custodial role at First Baptist Church in Greenville for 26 years. He…

Mary Dell Fletcher

Mary Dell has been leading our Weekday After School and Summer Camp programs since 1996. Her love for our children is well known in this community! Mary Dell graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 1989 and served as After School/Summer Camp Director at Eastside YMCA before joining ARBC. She enjoys storytelling (she’s even a member of the Greenville Storytelling Guild!)…

Phyllis Duchinski

Phyllis has been our Weekday Preschool Director since 2012, and previously served as a teacher in our program – in fact, she’s been here for 27 years! She is from Bowman, Georgia and before beginning her career in education she served as an operator for Southern Bell Telephone. She often volunteers in our community for organizations like Meals on Wheels and the…