Dr. Lynn Hardaway

Dr. Lynn Hardaway is married to Maureen Tarpey Hardaway; they live in Chesapeake and have four children, one stepson who is a pastor, and twelve grandchildren.  Lynn pastored three congregations in the Tidewater area from 1982-2012 and currently serves as the bi-vocational pastor of Blackwater Baptist Church in Virginia Beach. Lynn joined our staff in January 2013 as our Church Health Missionary, succeeding Roy Smith as the Network Missionary in October, 2015. His doctorate from Liberty University is in Church Health and Evangelism and his passion in ministry is to encourage pastors and congregations in their efforts to fulfill the Great Commission in the midst of a changing culture.

You may contact Lynn at:  LHardaway@Thebridgenet.org

 

 

Dr. Kimberley Jessie

Kimberley is married to David Jessie and they live in Virginia Beach with their two daughters, Danielle and Claire. Kim was appointed by the Home Mission Board (now the North American Mission Board) in July 1993 as a Church and Community Missionary.  Her doctorate from Regent is in Leadership and Renewal with a focus on Ministry Leadership Coaching.  Kim’s personal mission statement is to encourage, equip, and empower others to accomplish what God has called them to do.

 

She can be reached at kjessie@thebridgenet.org.

 

 

Rev. Mike Pumphrey

Mike Pumphrey and his wife, Connie, moved their family from Akron, Ohio to Virginia Beach in 2008 with a vision to share Jesus with the people of Hampton Roads.  In 2009, they met with four others and discussed that vision and Awaken Church was born.  As well as pastoring Awaken Church, Mike joined The Bridge Network of Churches in March of 2013 as the Church Planter Strategist.

You may contact Mike at mike@awakenvirginiabeach.com

 

 

 

 

 

Betty H. Roberts

Betty H. Roberts, widow of Rev. Donald K. Roberts, who was Director of Missions for Accomack/Northampton Baptist Association until his death on January 11, 2011.  Betty has two children, Kenneth and Kim.  She has served the Lord here, as a pastor’s wife and a secretary on the Eastern Shore of Virginia for the last 24 years.  The people in the churches are very, very dear to her.

You may contact Betty at:  accobapt@verizon.net

 

 

Nichole Hensley

Nichole is the office secretary for the Norfolk area. She is married to David Hensley and they have three children.  They live in Chesapeake.  Nichole joined the BNoC team in May 2018.

Contact Nichole at officesec@thebridgenet.org.

 

 

 

Phyllis Wroton

Phyllis is the Team Leader of the BNoC Support Team.  She is married to Michael Wroton and they have one daughter.  Michael and Phyllis live in Chesapeake.  Phyllis has been a part of the BNoC team since June of 2007.

 

Contact Phyllis at finsec@thebridgenet.org