PASTORAL STAFF

 
 

Edwin Attaway

Senior Pastor/Elder
Edwin Attaway accepted the call to serve God at Flint Hill in August, 2018. He and his wife, Hannah, moved back to Alabama from New York state where Edwin was a pastor and church planter for nine years. Edwin graduated from the University of Mobile with a degree in Religion before earning his Master of Divinity from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. He is passionate about discipleship and bringing Scripture to light in life-changing ways. He loves Braves baseball, Alabama football, and Jim & Nick’s barbecue. Edwin and Hannah have three kids who keep them on their toes.

Gavin Brown

Worship Pastor/Elder
Gavin is married to Lori and has four children. He has been on staff since 2002 and is primarily responsible for the music ministry at Flint Hill. He also maintains the church website, films & edits video, and writes & arranges music for congregational use and for special events. Gavin attended the University of Mobile, where he earned a degree in musical composition, and after that, Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary, where he earned an M.A. in Theological Studies.

Jennifer Hays

Minister to Children
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Jennifer is married to Matthew. She has a precious daughter named Ava and a puppy named Lily. She attended Southeastern Bible College where she earned a degree in Bible/Theology with a minor in counseling. She previously served on church staff at two local churches. Jennifer leads the children’s ministry at Flint Hill, encouraging the children in their walk with the Lord, and helping encourage families to grow closer to each other and to God.

Hutton Cate

Minister to Students
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Hutton Cate is a native of Fremont, Nebraska, and a graduate of Lipscomb University in Nashville. He moved to Bessemer in August of 2020 to pursue a Master’s degree at Beeson Divinity School in Birmingham. In his free time, Hutton enjoys drinking coffee, reading books, hiking, camping, and—most recently—mountain biking. In the future, Hutton intends to move to Indonesia as a missionary, facilitating leadership training for underdeveloped churches and sharing the gospel among unreached peoples.

Hannah Attaway

Minister to Students
(Bio coming soon!)