Pastors & Staff

Paul Kendall

Senior Pastor

Pastor Paul is a true pastor at heart and has dedicated his life to teaching and taking care of God's people. He is a pastor you can actually meet with and receive godly counsel from at no cost whatsoever. Paul has 40 years of ministry experience including 28 years experience counseling couples and families. He is the author of several books including The Marriage Miracle, the host of the syndicated radio program "Family Matters" and the founder of Christ Family Church which merged with Generations Church in July of 2020 and became United Family Church.

Paul did his coursework at Southeastern University, has a Graduate Certificate in Leadership from The National Institute of Christian Leadership (NICL), is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACC), and holds credentials as a licensed and ordained minister from the Assemblies of God.

Evie Kendall

Associate Pastor

Paul and Evie have been married for 40 years and have two children, Alex and Rene', as well as a wonderful son-in-law, Austin (married to Rene'), daughter-in-law, Katelyn (married to Alex), and two precious granddaughters, Hope and Ella (daughters of Rene' & Austin).

Monica Barker

Children's Director

Monica has a love for children and teaching them about God. She has a bachelor's degree in applied behavioral Science from Ashford University and is continuing her studies in ministry leadership.

Chris Larva 

Sr. High Pastor

Pastor Chris is a licensed minister who has a heart for young people. Sr. High age is where the church loses a lot of people; high school, social media, society, and other influences challenge their belief system. Chris is committed to teaching our youth sound doctrine as well as keeping them engaged with a lot of fun!

Pastor Chris is a graduate of Catalyst School of Ministry in Asheboro, North Carolina.

Chad Becker

Jr. High Pastor 

Pastor Chad is a licensed  and ordained Assemblies of God minister.  His hobbies include firefighting, aquariums, and bowling. He loves God and loves people.

Pastor Chad received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Youth Ministry from University of Valley Forge in 2011. He is from a small town in Pennsylvania and his favorite bible verse comes out of Ezekiel 36 where God describes how he will restore the nation of Israel to himself and states in verse 26, “and I will give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit in you. I will take out your stony, stubborn heart and give you a tender responsive heart.

Catherine Sigmon 

Nursery Teacher

Catherine is a mom with over 20 years experience in childcare. With a passion for infant and childcare, Catherine doesn't just baby-sit our little ones, she actually incorporates a Bible lesson and, for those old enough, a craft to help them remember what they learned.

Sonny Pyatt 

Teaching Pastor

Sonny has decades of wisdom and spiritual care for God's people. Sonny is a regular speaker at UFC and his messages are packed full of God's instruction and guidance. He and Mariruth have a heart for benevolence and seeing to it that the people of UFC have all that they need.

Greg Blackburn

Discipleship Pastor

Greg has over 22 years of ministerial experience, having served multiple churches as a children’s, youth and family pastor. He has specialized in teaching small groups and discipleship groups for all ages. He has taught Christian education classes at Lee University (Cleveland, TN), a Christian school, and summer elementary and teen camps. He holds a Master’s Degree in Youth and Family Ministry and Bachelor’s Degree in Christian Education. Greg was a licensed minister in the Church of God for over 20 years and now holds credentials as a licensed and ordained minister from United Family Church.

Greg and his wife Dedie have been married over 25 years. They have two children, Elijah and Angelica.

Rene' Bailey

Worship & Service Director

Rene’ Bailey has been a part of the UFC team from the very first service. She has experienced a love for worship as early as her mind can remember. As a child, she was taught the authentic nature of God’s heart by the example of her family who included her in leading corporate worship. Rene’ partners with members of CFC who have a desire to use their ministry gift in the area of worship by singing and playing instruments. She leads our Sunday morning worship service and collaborates with our Staff, Board & Elders to create a worship space that is a cross-generational experience where all feel welcomed. Rene' is married to Austin Bailey and together they have two precious girls, Hope and Ella.

Sherri McBride

Pastor's Assistant & Finance Director

Sherri has a heart for ministry and serves as the Pastor's Assistant. She has worked for the church since 2016 also heads up the ushers & greeting ministries with her husband, Michael. 
Sherri and Michael have four children and three grandchildren.

United Family Church Board

Tony Hartsoe

Keith Bell

Kathy Gentry

Jimmy Hodson

Scott Anderson

Scott Snow