• 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 24 years, and are the proud parents of two sons, Andrew and Will, and one Golden Retriever, Deacon.

  • 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.

  • Chris DArling, Worship and arts pastor

    Pastor Chris and Beth Darling joined the staff at Azalea Garden Church in February

    of 2021.  They bring with them 17 years of ministry experience in South Carolina

    and Virginia. Chris holds a Master’s Degree in Church Music from Lee University

    and his wife Beth holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Charleston Southern University. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Regent University. They were married in 2003 and have two

    beautiful daughters, Carrie and Hannah as well as a Boston Terrier named Albie.

    In addition to music and ministry, Pastor Chris enjoys running and riding roller

    coasters. He has completed two marathons as well as ten half marathons and has

    ridden over 130 different roller coasters. This family loves leading other believers in worship.  It is their desire that every worship experience at AGC would be one that enables the congregation to enter into the presence of the Lord and simply allow the Lord to have His way.

  • 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. 

  • Monica Vines,  Book Keeper and Sunday School Superintendent

    Monica & husband Calvin joined Azalea Garden Church in February 2004 with their 2 sons Miles and Corey. She 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. She 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 and currently she has got into a greater responsibility of serving the church as the Sunday School Superintendent . Monica has served in our music ministry since 2006 and also helps to direct our annual Christmas musicals presented by our youth department. You can contact Mrs. Monica at monicavines@azaleagardencog.org

  • Daniel tirle, young adults ministry Pastor

    Daniel joined AGC in 2014. He was born and spent much of his life in Romania. He currently leads the young adult ministry at AGC by focusing on discipleship and expository Bible teaching. His vision is that all young adults experience the transformative power of the Gospel and live victoriously through the Holy Spirit. He graduated from College of the Ozarks and later obtained a Juris Doctor from Regent University. In his free time, Daniel enjoys spending time with his family, reading, or playing soccer. He is married to his beautiful wife Sophia and has a handsome little boy Joseph. 

  • Edward Moses, Media DIRECTOR

  • Jessi & Anthony char, Youth Pastor