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Ward Page

Senior Pastor

Phone: 919-269-7329

Rev. Ward Page joined the ZBC family as Senior Pastor in June of 2023. Congregational life has always been central to his identity, and he has ministered to various congregations since 2008 in a variety of capacities, including Student, Children’s, Education, Family and Outreach Ministries. Ward attended Appalachian State University, where he earned a B.A. in History with a minor in Music. He is also a graduate of the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, where he earned his Master of Divinity.

A native of Winston-Salem, NC, Ward has been married to his wife, Jennifer, since 2011, and together they have two children, Lily Kate and Boone. The Page Family also has two “fur babies”: a cat, Hobie, and a dog, Nox. Outside of church Ward enjoys family time, Wake Forest and Appalachian State sports, vacations to the mountains and the beach, music and gaming.

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Barbara Glasgow

Minister of Music and Senior Adults

Phone: 919-269-7329

Barbara has served Zebulon Baptist as Minister of Music and Senior Adults since 1989. She is a native of Cary, NC and a graduate of Campbell University with a degree in Church Music. She played softball at Campbell. She has previously worked with hearing impaired children. She is married to our former Senior Pastor, Jack Glasgow. She enjoys sports, theater, movies, reading and crafts and being Grandma to Logan, IV and Briggs.

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Shannon Speller

Minister of Children, Outreach and Missions

Phone: 919-269-7329

Shannon is a native of Zebulon and graduate of Barton College with a degree in Early Childhood Education. Her career has focused on children and their development and she has a great passion for ministering to the children and families of Zebulon Baptist. She joined the church staff in 2015 in a part time capacity and became a full-time staff minister in 2017, taking on new responsibilities in the areas of missions, outreach and pastoral visitation. Shannon loves NC State football and Carolina Hurricanes hockey, family, friends and travel.

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Faith Layton

Interim Minister of Spiritual Formation

Phone: 919-269-7329

Faith has been a member of Zebulon Baptist Church since 2013. She received her Ministry Certification for Preschool and Children in 2005. Faith served as Children’s Minister at New Hope Baptist Church in Raleigh from 2003-2012. During her time on church staff at New Hope Baptist, Faith served in many capacities of the church. Faith has been involved with mission field trips, allowing her to travel within the U.S. and internationally. Currently, Faith helps lead Bible Study for COED 2 at Zebulon Baptist. Faith has four adult children and 13 grandchildren. She enjoys cooking and spending time with family.

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Lauren Glasgow

Minister of Youth

Phone: 919-269-9151

Lauren has been on staff working part-time with youth and their families since 2015.  She attended Zebulon Baptist as a youth and is a native of nearby Wendell, where she currently resides with her husband, Jackson, and sons, IV and Briggs.  She is a graduate of East Carolina University with a degree in History Education and teaches Social Studies at Corinth Holders High School as well.  Lauren enjoys traveling, family, crafts, restaurants, music, reading and supporting the East Carolina Pirates.  She leads our youth in their spiritual formation and mission engagement through their teen and college years.

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June Sanders

Office/Financial Administrator

Phone: 919-269-7329

June has been our Office and Financial Administrator since 2013. She oversees the work of the office and handles the financial matters of the church. She previously enjoyed a 35 year career in newspaper advertising and management. June has been a member of Zebulon Baptist Church since childhood and has served as an Administrative Deacon, Congregational Care Deacon as well as having served on many other committees and teams. She has been an effective Sunday School teacher for many years and continues to serve as a teacher.   June is a Zebulon native and enjoys being involved in the community.  She has two adult daughters and three grandchildren. June enjoys reading, cooking, crafts, movies/music, and spending time with family.

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Candace Heath

Office Assistant

Phone: 919-269-7329

Candace Heath has been a member of Zebulon Baptist Church since she was a child.   She had a long career at GSK with 32 years of service. Candace has served the church prior as both an Administrative and Congregational Care Deacon.  She currently serves in the Sanctuary Choir, plays adult handbells, assists with the Music Mates Choir, and works as a Sunday School teacher in the nursery area of the church.  She enjoys reading, listening to oldies music, exercising with her dog, and going to movies.

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Patti & Ted Rood

Choir Accompanist (Patti)
Assistant Accompanist (Ted)

Phone: 919-269-7329

Ted and Patti Rood are originally from Pensacola, Florida and Decatur, Illinois, respectively.  They met at Bob Jones University in Greenville, SC and married in 1970.  When they first got into ministry work, it was with Pensacola Christian School as piano teachers, where Ted also taught voice and Bible.  A few years later, they both started working with a church in Pensacola as the Music and Youth Directors.

Eventually, they moved to Ottawa, Kansas where they stayed for 9 years, while raising their young family of 3 boys.  In Ottawa, Ted was the Minister of Music at Calvary Baptist Church, where he provided most of the pastoral counseling and started a small Christian school.  When Ted was in his early 40’s, he had a deep desire to shepherd a church, and the Lord provided an opportunity in Covington, PA where he pastored Covington Baptist Church for the next 26 years.  Patti was the church & choir accompanist & secretary for most of those years.  

They retired in 2014 and moved to Zebulon to be close to one set of their grandkids and they have assisted musically in various local churches over the last several years.

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Vivian Adams

Church Organist

Phone: 919-269-7329

Vivian Adams grew up in Edenton, North Carolina. She earned an Associate and Bachelor degree in Music from Peace College and a Master in Music Performance from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Vivian has had the privilege to work in various academic institutions serving as music/art camp coordinator, coordinating private lesson programs, teaching general music, and serving as an adjunct music faculty instructor and accompanist. Vivian has also served as a substitute for various churches in the area, and most recently worked at St. Marks UMC as organist and accompanist.

She maintains a small private home studio in Raleigh, and runs a studio in Cary where she teaches piano. She enjoys spending free time with her dog Cosmo, reading, running, and gardening. Vivian began serving Zebulon Baptist Church as the church organist in June of 2023.

Zebulon Baptist Church

400 N. Arendell Ave.
PO BOX 366
Zebulon, NC 27597