OUR TEAM

  • Dr. rodney Vickers, senior pastor

    Dr. Rodney Vickers came to Azalea Garden Church in August 2006 to serve as Executive Pastor. In 2011, Pastor Rodney was promoted to the position of Senior Pastor. In addition to his service at AGC, Rodney has also served as an evangelist, church planter, pastor, and hospice chaplain. He is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God and both Rodney and Angela are graduates of Lee University. Rodney also holds a Master of Divinity from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry in Marriage and Family Therapy from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. For fun, Rodney enjoys playing basketball with his sons, watching John Wayne westerns, and pulling for the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rodney and Angela have been married for eighteen years, and are the proud parents of two sons, Andrew and Will, and one Golden Retriever, Deacon.


    To email Pastor Rodney, click here.

  • tim sersen, worship & arts pastor

    Pastor Tim came to Azalea Garden Church in September 2015 to serve as our Worship & Arts Pastor. He has served the Church of God in various roles over the last 28 years in Maryland, Delaware, Virginia and Tennessee. Tim is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God and holds a Master's Degree from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, TN. He enjoys playing golf and loves spending time on his motorcycle. Serving with him in ministry is his lovely wife of 28 years, Tammy. They are the proud parents of two wonderful children, Amber & Austin, as well as a 6 year old Australian Shepherd, Sophie.


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  • aubrey maye, pastor emeritus

    For more than 40 years Aubrey Maye served with distinction as the Senior Pastor of Azalea Garden Church. Pastor Maye is an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God and both Aubrey and Marian are graduates of Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. Retiring from full-time pastoral ministry in 2011, Aubrey and Marian began serving AGC as Pastor Emeritus and Missions Pastor and as missions representatives for Virginia and Eastern North Carolina. They have been married for over 50 years and are the proud parents of three sons and daughters-in-love who have blessed them with five grandchildren.


    To email Pastor Maye, click here

  • Dr. John Wagner, senior adult, pastoral care, & military ministry

    Dr. John Wagner is an Ordained Bishop with the Church of God. He and Yvonne joined the staff of Azalea Garden Church in 2009 and serve as our Senior Adult, Care, and Military Ministry Pastors. John is a retired Navy Chaplain, has served as church planter, evangelist, adjunct Bible college professor, and author. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Central Bible College, his Masters of Divinity from the Assemblies of God Graduate School in Springfield, Missouri, and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Regent University in Virginia Beach. John and Yvonne have two daughters, Sarah and Elizabeth; a son-in-law, Brian; and one very cute grandson, Jacob Benjamin.


    To email Pastor John, click here


    To find out more about the Wagners Ministry to the Military, click here

  • Gloria Dudley, special events coordinator

    Pastor Gloria has served the Church of God in a variety of capacities over 53 years. Her passion is to preach and teach the Gospel. Gloria, a licensed minister in the Church of God, currently serves Azalea Garden as Special Events Coordinator. In addition to her role as a member of the pastoral staff, Gloria teaches adult Bible classes and coordinates the schedule for adult classes in the Wednesday Family Night service. She and her husband, Tom, have been married 48 years and enjoy working together in whatever the Lord places in their hands to do.


    To email Pastor Gloria, click here

  • Gladys Ashmore, vino nuevo pastor (hispanic congregation)

    Pastor Gladys Ashmore joined AGC in 2009. She currently serves as the Pastor of our Hispanic congregation, "Vino Nuevo". Prior to coming to Azalea Garden, Gladys served as a missionary to the Miskito Indians of Honduras. She previously served as pastor of both a bilingual church (Miskito and Spanish) and an English speaking congregation on her native island Roatan, as well as regional educational director and territorial educational director for the eastern territory of Honduras. Gladys is a graduate of the Central American Pentecostal Seminary with a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Christian Ministries with orientation to Urban Ministries. She is an Ordained Minister of the Church of God and has been active in ministry since 1997. 


    To email Pastor Gladys, click here.

  • Roger & Kim Horne, young adult ministry coordinators

    Roger and Kim Horne joined Azalea Garden Church in September 2003. They currently serve as our Young Adult Ministry Coordinators and teach classes both on Sunday mornings as well as Wednesday evenings. Roger is an active member of the band and back-up Worship Leader, Kim serves on the staff and is also an active member of the choir. Roger is currently an Officer in the United States Navy and holds a Bachelors of Science Degree. Kim has attended Danville Community College and classes from Liberty University for Leadership. Both are actively seeking their Pastoral license. Roger and Kim have been married for over 26 years and have three children - Amber, RJ and Maegan. They enjoy activities like family dinners, vacations, amusement parks, movie and game nights.  


  • Monica Vines, bookkeeper

    Monica & Calvin joined Azalea Garden Church in February 2004 with their 2 sons Miles and Corey. Monica is a graduate of James Madison University. Prior to becoming part of the AGC staff, Monica worked for 14 years in Human Resources and Payroll. Monica was an HRIS Analyst where she assisted in training and development of time clock and payroll systems. Monica joined the AGC staff in July 2007 as the church bookkeeper. Monica and Calvin have served in our music ministry since 2006. Monica previously served as Missionettes Friends Club leader for 5 years and is currently the High School Sunday School class teacher. Monica also helps to direct our annual Christmas musicals presented by our youth department.


    To email Monica, click here.

  • Angela Vickers, Administrative Support

    Angela came to AGC in August 2006 when Rodney became the new Executive Pastor. She has been serving as the Worship & Arts Administrative Assistant since 2009.  She also is responsible for other administrative duties that serve the entire church body. Prior to working at the church, Angela was a Branch Officer with a NC based bank as well as a Branch Manager for a local VB based bank.  She is a graduate of Lee University and holds a BA in History.  Angela is an active part of the music department. She also teaches the adult Wednesday night Bible study class as needed.


    To email Angela, click here.

  • Judy Owens, Centerville PreSchool Academy Director

    Judy has been a member of AGC since 1984 and has served as Director of the Centerville Preschool Academy for the last thirteen years.  Before coming on board at CPA, Judy was employed by Leggett/Belk department stores for twenty-one years.  She is the wife of Gary Owens, a mother of two wonderful daughters and their fine husbands, and Gigi to three delightful grandchildren - all who reside in Virginia Beach.  Judy wouldn't trade anything in the world for the ministry of working with the wonderful children, parents and the dedicated workers of CPA.


    To email Judy, click here.