Meet the Staff

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Dr. Ronnie Owen, Senior Pastor

 

As the primary teaching pastor, Pastor Ronnie has a passion for carefully unpacking the truths of Scripture. He has served at  Mount Carmel Church for 46 years. He and Nancy have two children and six grandchildren.

 
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Cam McLaughlin, Youth & Family Pastor

Cam joined the staff of Mount Carmel in March of 2016. He loves working with students and helping them grow in their relationship with Jesus. He likes coming up with fun and interesting ways to share the gospel, whether that is through Bible Studies, Lock-Ins, Retreats, or Messy Games. Cam believes that as Christians we need to have ever-changing ways to tell the never-changing story of Jesus.

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Cissy Bridges, Music & Worship Leader

Cissy is a native of Buncombe County. She attended Asheville High School and holds a degree in Elementary Education from Mars Hill College. Cissy taught for 13 years before leaving the classroom to pursue other opportunities. She has been a member of Mount Carmel Baptist since 2003 and a member of the adult choir since that time. In April 2015, Cissy became interim Music and Worship Leader. She accepted the permanent position in November 2015. In addition to overseeing the Music Program at Mount Carmel, Cissy also leads the K-5 Children’s Choir. Cissy lives in the Erwin Community with her husband, Gardner. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with family.