John Boyer

L e a d   M i n i s t e r

     At the age of 32, John returned to college to prepare for the ministry. Since graduating from Johnson University in 1980, John has held ministries in Tennessee, North Carolina, Ohio, and Virginia.  He came to Hampton Roads in 1992, to serve in a dual ministry as an associate Minister for the Northside Church of Christ in Newport News, and preaching minister at Smithfield Christian Church.  For the past 27 years, he has been the Senior Minister at Creeds.
    John is an accomplished pianist, an avid reader and enjoys gardening and fishing whenever he gets the chance. John and his wife, Tina, have six children, three of them are adopted, the last two from China. So far there are thirteen grandchildren and five great grandchildren. After more than four decades, John still loves the ministry and looks forward to preaching the Word every Sunday.

Tj Martin

y o u t h    m i n i s t e r

T.J. is a graduate of Mid-Atlantic Christian University, class of 2018. He majored in Youth & Family Ministries and is using his degree to the fullest here at Creeds. T.J. has grown up and been involved in ministry for all of his life. His father was a minister for churches throughout Ohio and Virginia. T.J. did his internship with Jamesville Christian Church in Jamesville, NC. He also interned with his youth minister from his home church in Ohio for a summer. 

T.J. and his wife, Ashley, love working with the youth of the church, helping them to grow and shape their relationship with God. Together they plan events, volunteer at Camp Rudolph, and teach on Sundays. 


Our Elders

"Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood."  Acts 20:28

  • Richard Hancock

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  • Terry Lassiter

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  • David Dearborn

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  • Chris Shipp

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our Deacons

"Keep watch over yourselves and all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers. Be shepherds of the church of God, which he bought with his own blood." Acts 20:28

  • Mark Ethridge

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  • Kenny Hanks

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  • Grant Forbes

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