ministry staff

  • Dr. Jason Bybee

    Preaching  Minister

    Jason serves as the Preaching Minister for the Mayfair church. He is passionate about the mission of the Mayfair church to follow Jesus by loving God and loving others.

    A native of Lebanon, Tennessee, Jason is married to Sunny and they have three children. He spent a decade in youth and campus ministries before transitioning into full-time preaching. Jason holds a bachelor’s degree in Biblical Studies and a Master of Divinity from Lipscomb University. In 2014, Jason earned his Doctor of Ministry from Abilene Christian University.

  • Lee Milam

    Worship & Family Minister

    After graduating from Lipscomb University with his degree in music and communications, Lee taught high school music and Bible before coming to Mayfair in 1980. He served Mayfair for 20 years as youth and family minister, and for the last 17 years in his current capacity. Lee has done graduate work in family counseling and has served as a member of national family consulting and advisory panels. He currently serves as a trainer of preachers and worship leaders in Cuba, on the board of trustees for the City of Children orphanage, and the board of directors for Baja Missions in Mexico, where he leads family mission teams to serve the indigenous poor of Mexico. Lee and Karen have two children, Chris and Katie, and four grandchildren.

  • Joe Essner

    Involvement Minister

    With responsibilities for adult education, involvement, and small groups, Joe oversees adult classes and curriculum, facility use, community outreach, new member assimilation, ministry coordination, and staff coordination, as well as administration of Belize missions. Joe joined the Mayfair staff in 2002. Born in Clarksville, Tennessee, Joe grew up at Mayfair before going to Harding University. Prior to Mayfair, Joe worked as youth, education, and involvement ministers for congregations in Tennessee, Georgia, and Alabama. Joes is married to Beth, and they have two sons, Jon and Joel, as well as four grandchildren.

  • Randy Fowler

    Children's Minister

    Randy leads Mayfair’s ministry to families and children of the ages from birth through fifth grade. A Huntsville native, he joined the Mayfair staff in 1999 after serving as youth minister for various congregations over a 15-year period. Randy holds a bachelor’s degree from Freed Hardeman University and a master’s of religion from Southern Christian University. Randy is married to Rhonda, and they have two children, Jonathan and Rebecca, and two grandchildren.

  • Logan Jaks

    Associate Children's Minister

    Logan serves as the Associate Children's Minister at Mayfair and works with kids from birth through sixth grade. Logan, a Houston, Texas native, joined the Mayfair staff in 2017. He has a bachelors degree in Music from Harding University and is currently working on his masters degree in Christian Ministry from Lipscomb University. 

  • Matt Flynn

    Youth & Family Minister

    Matt joined the Mayfair staff in 2012 following four summers of children’s ministry internship experience. In his role, Matt has responsibility for ministering to families and students.  A native of Hazel Green, Alabama, Matt has a Bible and ministry degree from Harding University and is currently in the Master of Divinity program at Lipscomb University. 

  • Ashley McCartney

    Teen Girls Minister

    With a strong passion for girls ministry, Ashley strives to remind young women of their worth in Christ by building relationships with them and each other. She joined the Mayfair Youth team in August 2016 after graduating from Rochester College, in her home state of Michigan, with a degree in Youth and Family Ministry. Ashley is married to Tim, an elementary school teacher. 

  • Jacob Hall

    Junior High Youth Minister

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  • Dr. Gary Bradley

    Church Growth Minister

    Gary has preached for 58 years in Alabama and Tennessee, including 34 years as the pulpit minister for Mayfair. A native of Montgomery, he attended Alabama Christian College, and holds M.Th. and D. Min. degrees from Alabama Christian School of Religion. He continues his ministry to the church as a a church growth consultant for churches across the US, and conducts workshops on leadership, preacher training, and church growth. He continues to host the "Abundant Living" television program, now in it’s 36th year.


    Gary also continues to reach out to the country of Cuba, where he has made over 25 trips to teach and train preachers and distribute Bibles across the island by special permission of the Cuban government. He and his wife Bobbie have three children, six grandchildren, two great granddaughters, and one great grandson.

  • Doug Smith

    College/Young Pro Minister

    With Mayfair since 2008, Doug is responsible for the college and young professional ministries. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, Doug also serves as a counseling contact and provides referrals. Prior to his current role, Doug served in campus ministry roles at Middle Tennessee State and Tarleton State Universities, as well as a behavioral and drug rehab therapist with Three Springs. He is a native of Dothan, Alabama, and holds a B.A. in Bible from Lipscomb University and M.S. in marriage and family therapy from Amridge University. He is married to Jessica and has three children, Porter, Millie, and Davis.

  • Leigh Ann Benson

    Children's Preschool Specialist

    Leigh Ann plans curriculum and activities for children ages 2-5, including assignment of teachers for 17 preschool Sunday and Wednesday classes. Prior to joining the staff in 2006, she taught in the Mayfair Child Development Center and at Central School in Madison Co. She holds a bachelor’s degree in early childhood education from the University of Alabama. Leigh Ann is married to Sammy and has two children, Lauralee and Brant.

  • Roni Armstrong

    Baby/Toddler Specialist

    On top of supporting the children's ministry in an administrative role, Roni has also joined our staff as a coordinator for our Baby & Toddler Ministry. Originally from Chattanooga and a social sciences secondary education graduate of Auburn University, Roni joined the staff in 2005. She is married to Tom, and they have two children, Reagan and Ryan.

  • Tim Smith

    Inner-City Minister

    Tim Smith is minister of the Inner-City Church of Christ, a Mayfair outreach ministry into Huntsville's inner-city community's since 1994. In this role since 2008, Tim is responsible for preaching, teaching Bible classes, and overseeing a range of outreach activities for children, teens, families, seniors, homeless, and others in our inner-city communities. Tim is a native of Mississippi. He's married to Michelle and has one son, Sherif.

  • Benjamin Colunga

    Latino Minister

    Benjamin came to Mayfair in 2002 and undertook the mission to reach out to local Hispanic/Latino communities and to foster a growing Hispanic/Latino congregation at Mayfair. Originally from Mexico, Benjamin is married to Patty and has four children, Alexandra, Armando, Fernando, and Alan, and one grandchild.

  • Norma Anderson

    Child Development Center Director

    A native of Parkersburg, West Virginia, and educator for more than 23 years before joining the Mayfair staff in 2006, Norma oversees Mayfair Child Development Center and its service to approximately 140 children and their families. She holds an elementary education degree from Southeastern Louisiana University. In addition to her MCDC work, Norma also volunteers for the American Cancer Society and has been involved in numerous other charitable and mission works. She is married to Tom, and they have two children, Tommy and Nicole.

OFFICE STAFF

Administrative

Dianna Gill, Receptionist

Tina Crews, Computer Specialist

Sue Bell, Office Services Administrator


Buildings & Grounds

Tom Dashner, Facilities Manager

Joey Best, Facilities Assistant


Childrens Ministry

Randy Fowler, Minister

Leigh Ann Benson, Preschool Specialist

Roni Armstrong, Ministry Assistant


College/Young Pro Ministry

Doug Smith, Minister

Beth Essner, Ministry Assistant


Faith Formation Ministry

Joe Essner,  Minister

Brenda Neidert, Ministry Assistant


Finance Ministry

Noel Tallon, Finance Manager

Debbie Harvell, Finance Specialist

Janie Deaton, Ministry Assistant


Hispanic/Latino Ministry

Benjamin Colunga, Minister


Inner-City Ministry

Tim Smith, Minister


Mayfair Child Development Center

Norma Anderson, Director

Lori Hall, Ministry Assistant


Preaching Ministry

Jason Bybee, Minister


Worship Ministry

Lee Milam, Minister

Tamra Reynolds, Ministry Assistant


Youth Ministry

Matt Flynn,  Minister 

Ashley McCartney, Girls Minister

Nancy Farris, Ministry Assistant


Church Growth Ministry

Gary Bradley, Minister

Judy Guy, Ministry Assistant