Elders

Meet the Candidates Below are the names of the Elders selected for your affirmation. We are currently in the feedback period, providing time for church Members to affirm these people. In an instance where you have a Biblical reason you believe them not qualified to serve on the Elder Team, email concerns to elder@vbcoastal.com. The current team will review all input.

Arleen Painter

Arleen Painter has been a Christian since she was a teenager and recommitted her life to Christ in 2003. She has been a member of Coastal for 18 years. She is married to Dave, and they have two children and 3 grandchildren. Arleen has worked for the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission as a Judicial Assistant for 24 years. One of her Spiritual Gifts is administration. She says: I am humbled by this opportunity to serve Coastal as an Elder and look forward to seeing what God has planned for me and for Coastal.

Dave Terray

Dave Terray has been a Christian for 35 years and a member of Coastal for 8 years. He is married to his wonderful wife, Keri and they have two awesome children. Dave has worked as a band teacher for 26 years. One of his Spiritual Gifts is Administration. He says: I love being a member at Coastal and serving in the sound booth.

Steve Bailey

Steve Bailey has been a Christian for 35 years, has attended Coastal Community Church for 2 1/2 years, and a member of Coastal for slightly over 1 year. He is married to his wonderful wife, Barbara and they have 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Steve has worked as an Anesthesiologist and Pain Management Specialist for 35 years. One of his Spiritual Gifts is Apostleship. He says: Being able to share the Gospel with patients of ethnically and culturally different backgrounds while on the mission field has been one of the greatest Spiritual Blessings in my life, and I look forward to transitioning into retirement from my current job to more time on medical mission trips.

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