Baptist Church of the Covenant
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Where Faith Comes To Life


Sarah Jackson Shelton was called to be the pastor of Baptist Church of the Covenant in 2002.  She is a graduate of The University of Alabama and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.  She and her husband, Lloyd, have two children.  David works in New York City.  Dan is a student at The University of Alabama.
Daniel (Dan) Edward Lawhon was called to be the Organist-Choirmaster in 2008. He received a Bachelor of Music degree from Belmont University in Nashville, TN and a Master of Church Music and Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the School of Church Music at the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.
Valerie Burton was called to serve BCOC in April 2008 as Minister to Preschool, Children, and Youth. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Belmont University,  Nashville, TN and a Master of Divinity from the Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond, Virginia. Valerie and her husband Allan have been members of BCOC since 2002. They have two children, Carter and Marshall.
Nancy Benjamin joined the BCOC Staff as Financial Administrator August 31, 2015. Nancy is a Birmingham native and has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. She has a broad range of accounting and financial experience including 13 years with Southern Research. Nancy learned about BCOC from her life-long friend, Charles Rountree.
Lonore Robinson became the Office Administrator for BCOC in April 2014. She received her Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration from University of Phoenix in San Jose, CA in 2006. She currently resides in Calera with her husband, Wes, and their son.
Jimmy Hawley has served as the Facilities Manager since 2004. Jimmy is a life long member of Baptist Church of the Covenant. He and his wife Allison have two sons and live in Vestavia Hills.