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LEAD PASTORS

Greg and Gretchen DeVries

Greg and Gretchen DeVries were married in 1990 and since have had twelve children and several grandchildren.  Upon Greg’s graduation from Outreach Ministries of Alabama, he became a youth pastor for six years.  He has traveled extensively evangelizing and speaking in other churches across the nation.  He and Gretchen joined the staff of the Rock Family Worship center in 2005 and then helped plant the Rock Scottsboro (now The Well) in 2006.  Greg and Gretchen have a heart for discipleship, the family, and equipping the saints. Their passion for God and God’s people is evident.

 
WORSHIP & YOUTH PASTORS    Spencer and Madison DeVries   Spencer & Madison married in 2012 after attending the J38 discipleship program. After they graduated they served on staff at a church in Cary, N.C. In 2013 God called them back to Alabama to serve at The Well. Spencer & Madison have found a home in Scottsboro and love living in their native Alabama. Spencer & Madison have three rambunctious and fun loving boys named Judah, Bethel, and Boaz. Spencer enjoys golf, football, coffee and traveling. Madison loves being a mother, word studies, tennis, organizing and traveling. They both desire to see God's presence and glory sweep the nation and move hearts to the Father.

WORSHIP & YOUTH PASTORS

Spencer and Madison DeVries

Spencer & Madison married in 2012 after attending the J38 discipleship program. After they graduated they served on staff at a church in Cary, N.C. In 2013 God called them back to Alabama to serve at The Well. Spencer & Madison have found a home in Scottsboro and love living in their native Alabama. Spencer & Madison have three rambunctious and fun loving boys named Judah, Bethel, and Boaz. Spencer enjoys golf, football, coffee and traveling. Madison loves being a mother, word studies, tennis, organizing and traveling. They both desire to see God's presence and glory sweep the nation and move hearts to the Father.

EXECUTIVE & MISSIONS PASTORS    DJ and Lauren Smith   DJ & Lauren Smith were married in 2013. After serving as missionaries to China the first 4 years of marriage, God brought them back home to Scottsboro in 2017. They are passionate to help cultivate a heart to reach the world within the local church, and desire to equip others to follow Jesus wherever He may call them. DJ is a J38 school graduate and now serves as Executive Pastor at The Well. God blessed their family with their first child, Elliana, in December of 2017

EXECUTIVE & MISSIONS PASTORS

DJ and Lauren Smith

DJ & Lauren Smith were married in 2013. After serving as missionaries to China the first 4 years of marriage, God brought them back home to Scottsboro in 2017. They are passionate to help cultivate a heart to reach the world within the local church, and desire to equip others to follow Jesus wherever He may call them. DJ is a J38 school graduate and now serves as Executive Pastor at The Well. God blessed their family with their first child, Elliana, in December of 2017

COMMUNITY OUTREACH & J38 DISCIPLESHIP PASTORS    Matthew and Carleigh Ward   In 2017, Matt and Carleigh married and have one son, Samuel. They are both passionate about worship and seeing people discipled into the image of Christ. They lead the J38 School of Disciple where they are seeing young people grow in their devotion to the Lord over their 9 month discipleship school year. They have also oversee 12 Bushels FDC where they are leading volunteers to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those within our community. Matt and Carleigh are both graduates of J38 School of Discipleship and are seeking to build their life and ministry on the principle that says in all you do, advance the kingdom of God.

COMMUNITY OUTREACH & J38 DISCIPLESHIP PASTORS

Matthew and Carleigh Ward

In 2017, Matt and Carleigh married and have one son, Samuel. They are both passionate about worship and seeing people discipled into the image of Christ. They lead the J38 School of Disciple where they are seeing young people grow in their devotion to the Lord over their 9 month discipleship school year. They have also oversee 12 Bushels FDC where they are leading volunteers to meet the physical and spiritual needs of those within our community. Matt and Carleigh are both graduates of J38 School of Discipleship and are seeking to build their life and ministry on the principle that says in all you do, advance the kingdom of God.

 
ELEMENTARY CHILDREN'S PASTORS    Regina Tinker

ELEMENTARY CHILDREN'S PASTORS

Regina Tinker

EARLY DEVELOPEMENT COORDINATORS    Patrick and Kristie Wetzel   Patrick and Kristie have been married since 1995. They have 4 amazing children, 3 of which are also involved in ministry to children at The Well, and 2 beautiful granddaughters. They have been a part of The Well and involved in children’s ministry within the church since 2006. Their desire is to minister to families by coming alongside parents to teach children of all ages the Word of God and how to apply it to their lives. They are especially honored to work with a wonderful team of volunteers. Patrick and Kristie also oversee our JOY/senior adult ministry and our Safety and Security ministry.

EARLY DEVELOPEMENT COORDINATORS

Patrick and Kristie Wetzel

Patrick and Kristie have been married since 1995. They have 4 amazing children, 3 of which are also involved in ministry to children at The Well, and 2 beautiful granddaughters. They have been a part of The Well and involved in children’s ministry within the church since 2006. Their desire is to minister to families by coming alongside parents to teach children of all ages the Word of God and how to apply it to their lives. They are especially honored to work with a wonderful team of volunteers. Patrick and Kristie also oversee our JOY/senior adult ministry and our Safety and Security ministry.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR    Abigail DeVries   Abigail and her Husband, Ryan are Alabama natives and have been living in Scottsboro since they married in January of 2017. Abigail is Pastor Greg & Gretchen’s oldest daughter. Her responsibilities at The Well include accounting, bookkeeping and office management. She also performs the duties of a Personal Assistant to Pastor Greg. She has been on staff with us since 2013.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR

Abigail DeVries

Abigail and her Husband, Ryan are Alabama natives and have been living in Scottsboro since they married in January of 2017. Abigail is Pastor Greg & Gretchen’s oldest daughter. Her responsibilities at The Well include accounting, bookkeeping and office management. She also performs the duties of a Personal Assistant to Pastor Greg. She has been on staff with us since 2013.

 
EVANGELISM AND SERVICE COORDINATORS    Jerry and Jessica Simmons

EVANGELISM AND SERVICE COORDINATORS

Jerry and Jessica Simmons

FACILITIES MANAGER    Eric Brewer

FACILITIES MANAGER

Eric Brewer

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS/J38 STAFF    Jonathan Thomas   Jonathan grew up in Athens, AL. After graduating high school in 2014, he moved to Scottsboro, AL and attended J38 School of Discipleship where he graduated in 2016. He then furthered his ministry training by completing the School of Ministry at The Well FWC. Jonathan is now over visual communications here at The Well FWC as well as on staff with J38 School of Discipleship.

VISUAL COMMUNICATIONS/J38 STAFF

Jonathan Thomas

Jonathan grew up in Athens, AL. After graduating high school in 2014, he moved to Scottsboro, AL and attended J38 School of Discipleship where he graduated in 2016. He then furthered his ministry training by completing the School of Ministry at The Well FWC. Jonathan is now over visual communications here at The Well FWC as well as on staff with J38 School of Discipleship.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT    Micah DeVries   Micah Smith works as an administrative assistant in the office at The Well FWC. Micah completed two years of discipleship through J38 School of Discipleship 2015 - 2017. She married her husband Cody in October of 2017 and they welcomed their daughter River into their lives in December of 2018. Micah has a heart for worship and serves on the worship team at the church.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Micah DeVries

Micah Smith works as an administrative assistant in the office at The Well FWC. Micah completed two years of discipleship through J38 School of Discipleship 2015 - 2017. She married her husband Cody in October of 2017 and they welcomed their daughter River into their lives in December of 2018. Micah has a heart for worship and serves on the worship team at the church.