Pastor Rhonda is a bi-vocational pastor and has been in official ministry since 2007. She also is currently teaching at the middle school level in Haywood County. Her first pastoral assignment was as Associate Pastor at Lakeview Church of the Nazarene in Waynesville, NC. Rhonda first ministered at Franklin Church of the Nazarene while the church was re-starting in 2007. Her first official day as Lead Pastor was Palm Sunday March 24, 2013.
Pastor Rhonda is a native of Haywood County, North Carolina. She was raised in South Carolina and attended the Fort Mill Church of the Nazarene through most of her adolescent and teen life. As a junior in high school, Pastor Rhonda returned to Haywood County and attended Hazelwood Church of the Nazarene, now known as Lakeview Church of the Nazarene.
Rhonda attended Western Carolina University receiving Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Social Science. She is licensed to teach in North Carolina and holds her National Board Certification for Educators. She obtained her Ordination Credentials through Nazarene Bible College. She taught high school in South Carolina and is currently teaching at the middle school level. She also teaches Western Civilizations courses through Carolina’s School of Ministry, which provides instruction for persons/students seeking Ordination Credentials in the Church.
Rhonda loves to spend time with her family, especially her great nieces and nephews; spoiling them rotten. She enjoys playing and singing music. She loves to travel and to go fishing and camping.