Our Leaders

Pastor & Staff

Earl Echols


For over thirty years, Earl Echols has served in Pastoral Ministry.  Earl is a graduate of Southeastern Seminary and has spent his career mentoring young men going into ministry. As a result, many of those men are serving as pastors, church and associational leaders. Earl has been married to his wife, Sheila, for fifty-two years. They have two children , four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Vicki Clayton

Worship Leader

Worship through music is a key part of how we gather at Immanuel. Vicki has led the Praise Team and Choir for over 9 years. She has a heart for music ministry and a love for Jesus that overflows in worship through song. She is a second-generation Worship Leader with her mother serving before her. Vicki is married to Scott, and they have two children.

grayson caudill

Youth Pastor

God has called Grayson Caudill to pour into youth and to love people like Christ loves his church. Grayson has been married for two years to his wife Anna. He is a recent graduate of Liberty University and is currently enrolled at Southeastern Seminary. His primary role is to disciple the youth at Immanuel through teaching and modeling how to live a Christ-Centered life.

Laura windham

Ministry Assistant

Welcome the newest member of our IBC staff!