Mike Royal accepted the call to be pastor on September 27, 2020 and began his tenure as pastor at Charrette on October 4, 2020. Pastor Mike comes to Charrette having recently serving as associate pastor for twelve years at Antioch Southern Baptist Church in Harrisonville, Missouri. Mike had previously served in churches as associate in roles such as youth/education, youth/recreation, music/youth, family life, and youth.
Pastor Mike has been married to his wife, Tonya, for over 30 years. Tonya is employed by the School District of Washington as a Para at the Early Learning Center. Mike and Tonya have four children and one grandchild. The oldest son, Austin, lives in Colorado. The youngest son, Alan-Michael, lives in Belton (Missouri) where he is a police officer with the Belton Police Department. Their oldest daughter, Alexis, is a senior at Southwest Baptist University majoring in Elementary Education. Their youngest child, Alayna, lives at home and is a junior at Washington High School and enjoys her new licensed driver status.
Cindy Gladden is our worship leader.
The Leadership Team is comprised of members of the Resource Committee and Ministry Committee and meet each month with the pastor to provide direction and function of the church. The current Leadership Team members are: