Meet Our Church Staff
Pastor Jason C. Dunham came to Swift Creek Baptist Church as the Senior Pastor in September 2020. Jason has earned his B.A. and his Master’s from Ashford University in Organizational Leadership. Pastor Jason graduated with his second Master’s degree in Practical Theology with a concentration in Church and Ministry Leadership from the School of Divinity at Regent University.
Jason is a U.S Veteran and retired from the United States Marine Corps in 2013 after 20 years of faithful and honorable service to our country. His hobbies include BBQing and grilling and he enjoys all things that are Christmas. Jason is married to Melinda Dunham (Lindy) for over 25 years and the two daughters Savanna and Sadie.
Jae Kim graduated from SookMyung Women’s University in South Korea (BM) and served as a teaching assistant. Then she moved to Oklahoma in 2008 and graduated from Oklahoma City University(MM) with full tuition scholarship and Honors. Jae has competed in many competitions and won first prize at the South America Piano Competition in South Korea, Seoul City Music Competition in Seoul City, Pa-Ju City Piano Competition in Pa-Ju City, Oklahoma City University Concerto Competition. She has also received third prize in the Estonian National Music Competition held by the Estonian National Academy of Music.
Over the past several years, Jae has played many recitals and joined with the SookMyung Women’s University Orchestra at the Concerto Festival, Young Artist Concert at Young-San Art Hall, Concerto Festival at Aramnuri Hall in Go-yang City.
From 2012, Jae has worked at Oklahoma City University as a staff accompanist and adjunct faculty. She also played for lessons, master classes, recitals, and university choirs. She also held a private studio in Oklahoma City, taught as head of piano department at Oklahoma Conservatory of Music and joined in OMTA and MTNA. Jae moved to North Carolina in 2017 where she has played for Triangle Area Suzuki Education and had a private studio in Raleigh. In 2019, Jae joined the staff at Swift Creek Baptist Church as a pianist.
Susan Moore joined Swift Creek Baptist Church in 1975. She had recently moved from Caroleen, NC to Raleigh for her husband to attend NC State. She retired from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources after more than 30 years of service.
In 2007, Susan agreed to temporarily fill in as the church's financial secretary. That temporary volunteer position lasted for 7 years. Since then, Susan has become a permanent member of the staff. Susan has been married to Buddy for over 50 years. Together they have three children, five grandchildren and one great-granddaughter.
Bobby has been a part of Swift Creek Baptist Church since he was a child. After retiring from NCSU he started a landscape company. Because of his expertise in the area of landscaping it has been a perfect fit for him to take care of the grounds at Swift Creek. Bobby takes special pride in keeping all of the outside areas in pristine condition.
Eloise is the one who takes care of making sure everything is in order and inviting to members and guests. She takes much pride in keeping the common areas clean and tidy. You will often see Eloise inspecting the sanctuary just to make sure everything is in order.
Debra has been working with Swift Creek Baptist Church since 2018. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know the members of Swift Creek and working closely with them.