Dr. Ben Holland,Senior pastor

Pastor Ben Holland has been serving in ministry in California for the past ten years.  He grew up in an Air Force family, but claims Fuquay-Varina, NC as his hometown.  He earned his BBA and MBA at Campbell University.  In 2000, he answered God’s call to vocational ministry and enrolled at Dallas Theological Seminary.  Most recently, he completed his DMin at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. 
Ben and his wife Lindsay have been married for twelve years and have three young children..
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Kevin bennear, Music Director

Dunkirk Baptist Church's music ministry glorifies Jesus Christ, makes disciples, and edifies His church through worship services, special events, and evangelistic community efforts. The music ministry includes praise bands, choir, youth and children's music, special ensembles, and more.

Kevin Bennear, also with the “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band, joined DBC in July 2016. Sgt. Bennear began his musical instruction at age 9. After graduating in 1990 from Elk Garden High School in Elk Garden, W.Va., he attended Potomac State College in Keyser, W.Va., and earned a bachelor’s degree in music in 1996 from West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown, where he studied with Peter Lightfoot. In 1999, he earned a master’s degree in vocal performance from the University of Tennessee (UT), in Knoxville, where he studied with George Bitzas. Email Kevin

Michelle Duelley,  office assistant

Mrs. Michelle Duelley is the friendly and familiar voice on the phone and as you enter the office. She also provides administrative support to the pastoral team and church ministries.
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Darci Kelly,  finance assistant

Mrs. Darci Kelly provides administrative and financial support to the pastoral team and church ministries.
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Currently Seekinga Youth Pastor

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