JASON HAVENS – PASTOR
Pastor Jason Havens has been the pastor at Maple Springs Baptist Church since March, 2011. He also teaches Junior and Senior Bible at Neuse Christian Academy in Raleigh, NC. He was previously a Christian school teacher and a youth pastor at Neuse Baptist Church in Raleigh.
Pastor Jason has a Bachelor of Science in Religion and a Master of Arts in Pastoral Counseling. His specific counseling focus is pre-marital counseling. He is a certified trainer in the Prepare-Enrich assessment tool for marriage counseling. Additionally, he is a member of the American Association of Christian Counselors (AACA).
Pastor Jason is married to his high school sweetheart, Joanna, and they have two children, Kayla and Camden. They love to travel, read, and spend time with their family. As a native of Louisburg, Pastor Jason has a desire to see this county changed and drawn to the Savior.
JENN DENTON – CHILDREN’S DIRECTOR
Jenn Denton is our new Children’s Director as of July 2018. She was born in Charlotte and lived in Stanly County until she was 7 years old. Then she and her family moved to Youngsville and has been there the past 18 years. Jenn attended Youngsville Elementary for grades 1-5, Cedar Creek Middle for 6th grade, and Crossroads Christian School for 7th-12th grades. Jenn went to Liberty University for a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and a Minor in Psychology. She worked as a 4th grade math teacher at Envision Science Academy in Wake Forest for 2 years. Currently, she is a 5th grade math teacher at Royal Elementary School. Jenn has worked with kids’ camps and ministries for over 10 years and is very excited about what the Lord will be doing in our children’s ministry here at Maple Springs Baptist Church.