Leadership

Douglas Humphrey

Lead Pastor

Douglas came to know Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior at New Providence Baptist Church – Detroit, Mi in 2002. He married his church sweet heart in 2007, they have to kids: Aaron & Abigail. He was called to ministry in 2008 at the age of 28. He entered into vocational ministry at Coram Deo Bible Church in 2011, where he served as the pastor of Adult ministries.

In late 2015, Douglas entered into discussions with the elders at Coram Deo regarding the possibility of planting an inner city church. In August 2017, Douglas embarked on an four month intensive training regiment to plant Bridge Fellowship Church in Raleigh, N.C..

In preparation to assume his ultimate call to serve the Lord as a Lead Pastor, Douglas earned the following degrees:

  • Journeyman Plumbers License
  • B.A. in Pastoral Leadership from Newburgh Theological Seminary
  • B.A. in Church ministries from Corner Stone University

In December 2017, Douglas and his family partnered with Harvest Raleigh and moved to Raleigh to launch Bridge Fellowship Church. 

Taylor Pritchard

Worship Leader

Taylor has a passion to help people engage the Lord in authentic worship. God has gifted him with an amazing voice.  Taylor and Ruthie tied the knot in August of 2020. 

Sam & Brittany Arent

Outreach Coordinator & Kids Leader

Sam is our Outreach Coordinator & Brittany is our Kids Leader. They are college sweethearts, were married in 2013, and have two children; Sofia and Yazan.  We were blessed to have them join BFC in 2018.  

Tony & Collette Jones

Cares Coordinator & Hospitality Team Leader

Tony Jones serves as the Cares Coordinator. He’s responsible for making sure that everyone who attend BFC receives the care they need.

Collette, Tony’s wife co-leads BFC’s Hospitality Teams with Maria. Together they work to ensure that our Sunday Gatherings are a welcoming and safe environment. If you need anything during service, Hospitality has you covered.

The Jones’ Army Veterans with 44 years of combined service.  They moved to Raleigh from Illinois to help start the church in 2018.  They are a blended family with 4 children, Aries, Anthony Jr., Khouri, and Christian, and they have a dog named Gracie.  

Hernan & Maria Vargas

Production Leader & Hospitality Coordinator

Maria is our Hospitality Coordinator and Hernan is our Production Leader. This couple has a contagious laugh, you can't help but smile when you're in their presence. 
Fun fact: They are bilingual - Spanish is their first language.