Meet Our Staff

Seneca Baptist Church Staff 
Senior Pastor
Dr. Von Reynolds
C. (Charles) Von Reynolds has served as pastor of Seneca Baptist Church since July 1990. He served as associate pastor of Seneca Baptist Church from October 1986 until he was called as pastor. His previous pastorates include Reedy Fork Baptist Church in Seneca, SC (1983-1986) and Pisgah Baptist Church in Cloverport, KY (1981-1983).  Dr. Reynolds received the Doctorate of Ministry from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY in 1990, where he also received the Master of Divinity in 1983.  He received the Bachelor of Music degree from Furman University in 1980 with an emphasis in church music.  He grew up in Simpsonville, SC where he graduated from Hillcrest High School in 1976.

He and his wife, the former Gloria Merck of Greenville, were married on December 15, 1979 at East Park Baptist Church in Greenville, SC where he served as Minister of Music from 1978-1980. Dr. Reynolds was ordained into the Gospel Ministry by East Park Baptist Church on August 2, 1981. Dr. and Mrs. Reynolds are the parents of three children: Timothy (wife, Blaire), Andy, and Elizabeth. Dr. Reynolds has served on the Executive Board of the South Carolina Baptist Convention, and currently serves as a trustee for the South Carolina Baptist Ministries for the Aging.  Besides his denominational work, Dr. Reynolds serves on the Board of Disabilities and Special Needs of Oconee County (The Tribble Center).


Minister of Education/Outreach
John Watkins
John joined the staff of Seneca Baptist Church in November 2009. He is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  He has been serving in full-time ministry for more than fifteen years in areas of Christian education and as senior pastor.  John has recently celebrated 20 years of marriage to his bride Michelle.  They are blessed to have 2 children, Katelyn and Ryan.  In his spare time John enjoys projects around the house and the outdoors with fishing, hunting and the occasional golf game.  
Ministerial Assistant 
Lynn Cox
Lynn has been a Ministerial Assistant at Seneca Baptist since April, 2001.  She obtained her Associate of Business Degree from Tri-County Technical College in 1995. Before coming to Seneca Baptist, Lynn worked as Ministrial Assistant for Bethel Baptist Church for 14 years. She is married to Mike Cox, and they have two children, Josh (wife,  Ashley) and Justin (wife, Amber).
Ministry Assistant

Brandy has been a Ministerial Assistant at Seneca Baptist since September 2010.  She obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Clemson University in December 2001.  Before coming to Seneca Baptist, Brandy worked as a Case Worker for the Department of Social Services.  She is married to Kevin Brown and they have two children, Ben and Erin.

Part-Time Custodian 
Scott Bibb
Maintenance Director
Howard Brock


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