Leadership Team

Our leadership recognizes the authority of God given in the scriptures. We are shepherds, and leaders who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We believe it is our calling to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. God has given us the main focus and goal to equip believers, who are then able to equip believers.

Pastor Roland Shepley,

Senior Pastor

Pastor Shepley has served as the Senior Pastor of Charity since 1985. Pastor and Mrs. Karen have been married for 44 years, and have 3 children. Their 3 children currently serve in the ministry across North Carolina. Pastor Shepley is passionate about families growing in God’s grace and the knowledge of their Lord and Savior. Pastor and Mrs. Shepley enjoy every opportunity to go for a ride on their motorcycle. 

Pastor Rob Westlake,

Assistant Pastor

Rob, Christy and their children have served as missionaries in Jamaica, and as a Pastor in British Columbia Canada before coming to Charity in 2017.Pastor Rob’s main responsibilities are teaching the young adults, and leading the Wednesday night children’s program.  Rob was able to receive his master’s degree from West Coast Baptist College in May of 2017. Rob is passionate about teaching individuals, and family’s how to fall in love with Jesus Christ every day so they may live in God’s abundant life.

Brian Shepley,

Music and Youth Director

The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Brian’s role is to lead the church as we worship God in song. Brian also leverages his passion for youth to engage with them in a way to increase their desire to serve the Lord. For the last 32 years Brian has been a part of Charity, both growing up in the church and now through several leadership roles. Brian has a passion…