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Pastor Jim is a Greenville native and a 1978 graduate of the “Old School,” or Parker High.

He earned his B.A. from Furman University in 1987 and worked toward a MDiv. at  Southwestern

Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas. He is married to the  former Beth Dooley,

also a Greenville native whom he met during a one-year stint at  Winthrop College, Rock Hill,

South Carolina. Pastor Jim and Beth have four grown children, Megan (Lucio) Reyes, Jimmy Duncan, Jr., Rebecca (Mark) Doane, and Jonathan (Rebecca) Duncan. Pastor Jim and Beth love family, travel, and any amount of time spent at their cabin on Lake Hartwell! Pastor Jim has served Mt. Airy Baptist Church, Minister Children/Youth, Easley, South Carolina; First Baptist Church, Youth/Music, Ranger, Texas; Reedy Branch Baptist, Barnwell, South Carolina, Senior Pastor; Founded Victory Baptist Church, Barnwell, South Carolina and Senior Pastor Foreman Memorial Baptist Church, New Ellenton, South Carolina before accepting the call to Wrenn.


Alexis Kent
Church Secretary
(864) 235-5398

Alexis joined the staff at Wrenn Memorial Baptist Church in November of 2013. Alexis and her husband Steve have been members for over 32 years. During that time Alexis has served in

the roles of Deacon’s wife, junior camp, youth camp leader, VBS teacher, co-director of WMU, Awana leader, and currently church secretary. She has been married to the love of her life, Steve since 1969. They enjoy spending time with their sons Steve Jr. and Jason and are very proud of the individuals they are becoming. She and Steve have six grandchildren, who bring much joy and happiness to the family. She enjoys every minute she gets to be with them. 

Shortly after her marriage to Steve, it was clear that she had married into a Christian family and she realized that a relationship with God was what she needed. In December 1972 she accepted Christ as her personal Savior at David Street Baptist Church. Alexis feels that God has richly blessed her and she is most grateful for her salvation, her family, and her church family.

Matt & Anna Huff
Music Director 

We are Matt and Anna Huff. We both grew up in the Upstate of SC and have lived here ever since.

We have been married 9 years and have 2 children Emmett and Charlotte. We have been blessed

to be a part of Wrenn Memorial for 8 years! We have been privileged to serve in a variety of

ministries at Wrenn such as leading the music program for three years and organizing our

Christmas, Easter, and Independence Day celebrations.

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Levi Murphy
Minister to Youth
(864) 498-8562

Levi served as Youth Director at Bethesda Baptist Church, in Spartanburg SC from 2019 – 2021. He received his Associate degree at Believers Institute for Biblical Studies located in Union SC. He served as a prison ministry director for two years until the pandemic. He was married to Hannah Jolley on March 2021. Accepted the call to preach in 2016. Levi has worked with his father’s ministry’s, Pro Active Parenting, camp for troubled teens for several years.

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