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Lakeview Staff

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John Dale Rector
Associate Pastor - Minister of Congregational Care

John Dale is a native of Attalla, Alabama. He joined Lakeview in 1980 and served as Lakeview’s pianist prior to receiving his undergraduate degree from Auburn University. After receiving his graduate degree at Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in 1987, he then served as Director of Admissions/ Instructor in Christian Education at Crichton College in Memphis, Tennessee.

John Dale has served on Lakeview’s staff since 1989. He gives leadership and direction in Lakeview’s benevolence, hospital, and shut-in ministries. He also teaches an Adult Bible Study class on Sunday mornings.



  • Al Jackson

Associate Pastors

  • Cliff Knight
  • Eric Ellis
  • Grady Smith
  • Greg Key
  • Hal
  • Matthew McVay
  • John Dale Rector
  • Michael

Ministry Directors

  • Anna Slay
  • Joan Moreman
  • Joanna Call
  • Patty Chance

Administrative Support Staff

Betty Holland - Finances
Gretchen Hood - Assistant to the Pastor
Haley Wine - Music and College
Judy Green - Receptionist and Congregational Care
Marie Foshee - Preschool and Children
Pat Wilson - Membership and Internationals
Tammy McDonald - Administration and Missions
Terri Sollie - Adult Education, Prayer, and Media

Maintenance Support Staff

Carl Owens
Todd Turner
Will Bagley