Meet the Staff of Cary Alliance
Cary Alliance is truly blessed with a staff that love the Lord and are passionate about glorifying God by living in His holiness.
Rev. Mitchell Gregory – Senior Pastor
Mitchell, a native of Chester, SC, has served as Senior Pastor of the Cary Alliance Church since June of 1989. In addition to pastoring CAC, he serves as minister to missionaries on behalf of the Christian and Missionary Alliance. He has served in international worker field forums in Argentina, Brazil, and Hong Kong. A graduate of Columbia Bible College, Pastor Gregory is married to Beth and they have four children.
Rev. Thomas Becker – Executive Pastor
Cary Alliance Church has been family for Thomas for many years. After growing up in the church and graduating from Toccoa Falls College, he ministered here for four years as Assistant Pastor. From 1994-2014, Thomas and Miriam served with the C&MA in Russia and are happy to bring that experience and passion back to the church. Thomas also holds degrees from Wheaton College Graduate School and Columbia International University. The Beckers have four children.
Rev. Allen Springer – Garner Campus Site Pastor
Allen serves as the site pastor at our satellite campus in Garner, NC. He has served in various pastoral positions with Alliance churches in Raleigh and Greensboro, as well in South Carolina and Georgia, and has ministered in South Korea. He holds a BS in Biblical Studies from Toccoa Falls College and an MDiv from Columbia International University. Allen is married to Angela and they have four children.
Rev. Scott Simpson – Pastor of Worship
Scott has served as Pastor of Worship at Cary Alliance Church since June of 2006. Scott graduated from Nyack College with a Bachelor’s degree in Piano Performance and then went on to get a Master’s degree in Church Music from the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY. Scott is married to Kirsten, and they have two children.
Rev. Benjamin Marsh – Youth Pastor
Benjamin Marsh is the Youth Pastor. He has been a member of Cary Alliance Church since his childhood. He has worked with the Dalit Freedom Network as their Washington Director He holds a BA in political science from Duke University and a Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He and his wife Olivia were married at Cary Alliance in 2004 and have one child.
Mrs. Cherri Durig – Director Children’s Ministries
Cherri Durig is the Director of Children’s Ministries. She was raised in Southington, Ohio. Cherri graduated from Liberty University with a Bachelor of Science in General Studies with a concentration in Youth and Counseling Ministries. Cherri is married to Tom and they have three children.
Mrs. Barb Smith – Administrative Assistant
Barb is the church secretary. She and her husband Wesley (who works with Trans World Radio) have attended Cary Alliance Church since 1991. Barb has a bachelor’s degree in music education from The King’s College, and served as a choir director and worship leader for a number of years. Wes and Barb have three children and two grandchildren.