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New Bethel Baptist Church
8740 Harrison Bay Rd
P.O. Box 161
Harrison, TN. 37341
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The truth is... we love our staff! New Bethel Baptist Church is blessed with a determined and creative team of people that make the day-to-day activities a success and meaningful!  Meet our staff team below.  Feel free to reach them anytime for information or assistance with any of the goings-on of NBBC.


They are Christ centered, Gospel focused, and ready to serve any way possible!


We feel that our active membership is an aspect of NBBC that won't be matched anywhere else!  

We encourage all of our members to stay plugged in with the various ministries and events that take place during the year.  If you would like to be involved please see any of our staff for more information.

Earnie Burfitt - Senior Pastor

As Pastor, it is my goal to serve the people of the church and the community, and to lead the church to be all that God desires. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our church family, please email me at PastorEarnie@gmail.com

Fun Fact: I love to watch YouTube videos on backpacking, camping and hiking. Click here to see my full profile. 

Brian Smith - Worship Pastor

As a worship leader, my calling, privilege, and joy is to plan and lead fellow worshippers to the throne of the Creator of Life, Jesus Christ. To learn more about the worship and music ministries here at New Bethel email me at bwsmith862@gmail.com.

Fun Fact: I enjoy Frosted Flakes right out of the box as a snack.  Click here to see my full profile.

Kelli Banther - KidMin Director

My role is to provide a safe, loving and fun environment, with a biblical foundation of teaching for children and their families. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our children's ministry, please email me at nbbcchildren@gmail.com
Fun Fact: my nerdiest thing at the moment is bird watching and reading.  I'm done with the Marvel movies.   Click here to see my full profile. 

Scott Steward - Youth Ministry Director

My role is to instill Biblical standards, and the love of Christ, into the teens that come to NBBC on Sundays and Wednesday nights. If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our Youth  ministry, please email me at Reaching4GOD@gmail.com
Fun Fact: The nerdiest thing I do in my spare time is being a math teacher! Click here to see my full profile.