Pastor Search Team

Pastor Search Team

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Jon Loftis – Chairperson

Our family made Ironbridge our church home in 1990. I have served in many roles over the years. Most recently, I served on the Constitution & Bylaws Revision Team and led the Transition Team to clarify our Vision, Mission, and Calling as a church body. Currently, I lead a Sunday morning group and serve as a



Victoria Bates

Victoria and her family joined Ironbridge in 2002. Victoria has served as part of the youth and adult music ministries, VBS, BridgeMomz, and in multiple mission opportunities. She is currently leading a Women’s Bridge Group. John 15:13



Sarah Cochran

Sarah and her husband Paul have ministered at Ironbridge Church for 23 years now. She has homeschooled their two sons, Paul Jr. and Thomas, and now works as a guidance consultant advising other homeschooling families. Sarah has enjoyed serving in the Worship, Small Group, and Student Ministries as well as serving on the Welcome Team on Sunday mornings.



Angela Compton

Angela has attended Ironbridge for six years. She has served in various roles within the church including the check in team for BridgeKidz, leadership for BridgeMomz, and most recently as a member of the transition team.



Paul Repak

Paul and his family have been members of Ironbridge church for almost 20 years.  Paul is a member of the Leadership Team and a Deacon.  He also served on the last Youth Pastor Search Team.



Rhea Shelton

Rhea, his wife Angel and their three children, Taylor, Trey and Mackenzie, joined Ironbridge in 1995. Rhea currently serves on the Welcome Committee, formerly served on the Tellers Committee and served as Chair of the Nominating Committee. Rhea and Angel are members of the Joint Heirs and Truth be Told Small Groups.



Greg Sweeney

Greg and his family have been at Ironbridge for 26 years. He serves as a Deacon and enjoys being a member of the TBT Bridge Group.



Tamara Tatum

I have been a member at Ironbridge for over 30 years. My husband, Mike, and I have been blessed to raise our 3 children here to know Jesus and walk closely with him. I have severed in different areas of ministry at Ironbridge and currently am working with small groups.


Anytime you have a question or insight that you want to share with our team, please email us at We will review and pray through your words and if a response is called for, you will hear back from us. We will be regularly updating the Leadership Team and Deacons on our progress and during our churchwide ministry conferences.

We invite you to view the Pastor Search Prayer Guide which we have made available in 2 formats:

PDF Version – Pastor Search Prayer Guide

Word Version – Pastor Search Prayer Guide

To see the latest updates from the Pastor Search Team.

Lead Pastor Job Posting can be found here.

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March 2023