Matt Larkin (Coordinator of Student & Kids’ Ministries)
Matt Larkin serves as the Coordinator of Student & Kids' Ministries at Advent Christian General Conference. As part of that role, he is responsible for our services to kids’ ministry leaders and offers oversight for our Kids’ Ministry Advisory Commission. He has a BA in Pastoral Ministry and a Master’s Degree in Religious Education. Prior to coming to ACGC he served as the pastor of Longs Grove AC Church and served as a youth pastor at Lone Star AC Church and Highland Cliff AC Church. He has also served in various roles in camp ministry for more than 15 years. Matt lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with his wife Beth Ann.
Angela Hutcheson (Chair)
Angela and her husband, Rev. Travis Hutcheson, currently reside in Unionville, NC where Travis serves as the senior pastor of Shiloh Advent Christian Church. Angela graduated from Georgia Southern University with a BA in Early Childhood Education and received her Master’s degree in Reading and Literacy from Walden University. She taught elementary school for six years before deciding to stay home with her two children, Luke age five and Alyssa age three. Angela has over fifteen years of experience in Children’s ministry where she has enjoyed working directly with children, developing children's ministry and leading training for teachers and volunteers.
Pam Buchanan has called Princeton, WV home for the past 20 years with her husband, Rob Buchanan where they are privileged to pastor the Princeton Advent Christian Church. They are parents of two children, Dustin, 27 and Diana, 23. Pam is active in the local church as Sunday School Teacher, WHFMS Vice-President, and pianist. She also serves as Conference WHFMS Treasurer. Since January of 2005, Pam has served as our denominational coordinator of Women’s Ministries in the Department of Nurture. She also has the unique privilege of teaching Bible in her county’s public schools.
Joleen Feazell lives in Clifton Forge with her husband John and 41/2 year old daughter, Teagan. They attend Lone Star AC Church in Clifton Forge, VA. She has worked in some capacity in youth and children’s ministry with the church for 15 years. Currently she serves on the Youth Board, gives the children's sermons during morning worship and leads a middle school youth group. Joleen has a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology from Roanoke College, a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Virginia and a National Board Certification as an Early Childhood Generalist. She currently teaches first grade in the Alleghany County Public School System where she has been employed for 15 years. Joleen credits the support of her family and friends which truly help her to serve God.
Allison Hall is the wife of Chris Hall, Pastor of the West Jacksonville Advent Christian Church, in Jacksonville, FL. They have two children, Natalie-7 and Micah-4, who have provided them with significant life experience in children's ministry. Allison has a Master's degree in Social Work and works as a Hospice and Palliative Care Social Worker. While she mostly works with adult patients in this role, she is grateful for an education that has also equipped her to work with children. In her church, Allison is currently serving as a teacher in the children's ministry and enjoys this opportunity to love God and love others.