Pastor Steve Thompson came to the Church in the Acres in November of 2012 to serve as our Interim Pastor. He and his wife, Gloria, have served the Lord as Pastor and Pastor's Wife for over 34 years in churches in Virginia, North Carolina and Florida. Pastor Steve also served for 26 years as a military chaplain in the Virginia Army and the Florida Air National Guard. He and Gloria have three married sons and seven grandchildren. Pastor Steve graduated from the College of William and Mary in Virginia and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, North Carolina. Gloria is a retired nurse. Their ministry focus for over three decades has been to proclaim the good news of God's love through Jesus Christ so that men, women, boys and girls may come into a saving relationship with God through Him.