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our staff

Scott Bolton
Lead Pastor

Scott Bolton has been Pastor of White Oak Baptist Church since September 2017; and he has served churches in California, Virginia, Florida, and Tennessee since 1992. Scott is a native of the San Francisco Bay Area, and left California after high school to attend college in Virginia. He is a 1992 graduate of Liberty University, VA, earning a Bachelor's Degree in Church Leadership, and holds a Master’s of Divinity degree from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in Mill Valley, CA. Scott and his wife, Jennifer, were married in 1993, and have three children: Kaitlyn (Stephen, husband), Autumn (Cam, husband) and Cody.


Jennifer directs our Wonderland Kid’s Ministry and is involved with several Small Groups. Scott has enjoyed being involved in the community through various schools, athletic and civic organizations. He has coached junior football and baseball, serves as the Character Coach for the Corinth Holders High School football team, and served as a member of the Board at the Archer Lodge Community Center.

Bryant Wilson has been the Worship Assistant at White Oak Baptist Church since December 2018. He is originally from Marion, SC. After high school, he attended college in Charleston, SC and received his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration for the College of Charleston in 2017. While in college, he attended and served with the Charleston Baptist Collegiate Ministries, and worked as a Ministry Intern upon graduating. He served on the Worship Team for BCM all five years; playing the guitar and singing, and led the team as Worship Leader his final three years. While in college and at BCM, Bryant met his wife, Violet, and they have been married since May, 2017. Bryant completed a Master of Divinity degree from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest (May 2021) and was ordained by White Oak (June 2021).

Bryant Wilson

Associate Pastor

Dara is a lifelong member of White Oak Baptist Church and has been our Music Director for many years. She leads the Adult and Children’s Choirs, the Adult Handbells Group known as Celebration Ringers and is responsible for all music at White Oak Baptist Church. Dara owns a music studio in Clayton where she has taught piano to countless children in the area. White Oak Baptist Church is blessed to have Dara provide her musical talents to our church. Dara has two children, Will (and his wife Catherine) and Ally.

Dara Edwards
Music Director

Jennifer Bolton
Children's Ministry

Jennifer joined the White Oak staff in January of 2020. She and Scott were married in 1993 and have always enjoyed being involved in the Ministry. Together we have raised our three children- Kaitlyn, Autumn, and Cody. When she's not preparing for our Wonderland Kid's Ministry, she enjoys playing with their puppy Millie, scrapbooking, and wreath-making.

Hope Jenkins - Office Administrator

Lynda Holland - Organist

Bill Siler - Facilities Manager

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