James A. Harley
James, Director of Missions, is married to Judy C. Gash. They have two children, Kent and Pamela, and six grandchildren. He graduated from Clear Creek Bible College with a workers certificate in 1978, received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Baptist Christian College in August of 1986, and a Master of Arts Degree from Andersonville Baptist Seminary in May of 1998. He pastored Fellowship Baptist Church in our association from September 1978-May 1998, was interim at Moreland First Baptist Church from November 2007 – January 2011, and has served as Director of Missions from April 2007 – present.
Dana, our Secretary/Treasurer/Clerk, is originally from Michigan. She took classes in Bible and Education at Cornerstone University and later at Eastern Michigan University while earning experience in the clerical and administrative support fields. Dana and her husband Ken (a Mercer Co. native, serving as Pastor at Deep Creek Baptist Church) enjoy learning, working and playing with their four children. Mrs. Wade has been privileged to serve the Mercer Association of KY Baptists since January of 2014.
Moderator: Bro. Logan Hazelwood
1st Vice Moderator: Bro. Kenneth Whitehouse
Clerk: Dana Wade
Assistant Clerk: Denise Edwards
Assistant Treasurer: Bro. James Harley
WMU Director: Lenna Walton
Mission Planning Team Chair: Bro. Doug Wesley
State Missions Board Representative: Bro. Chris Orr