Our Staff

Bro. Dean Hemphill


Brother Dean Hemphill has served the Clark’s Chapel Baptist Church family faithfully for the past 41 years; he has been called by God and has been preaching for 45 years. Brother Dean and Mrs. Pat Hemphill, his wife of 55 years, have become known as one of our community’s most notable religious leaders, with weekly write-ups in the Upson Beacon. He preaches the Word of God with conviction and is not afraid to take a stand when the world sits.

Clint Jones

Youth Director

Hey, my name is Clint Jones and I am married to my beautiful wife, Casey, and we have a daughter, Lizzie, who loves Jesus, soccer, and music. When God saved me in 2019, He blessed me with a passion to lead children and youth to faith in Christ. My family and I are honored and count it as one of the greatest privileges of our life to serve in Clark’s Chapel Baptist Church, as well as the community of Thomaston, for the glory of our Lord and Savior!

David Jordan

Music Director/Pastor's Assistant

David is proud to be involved with this great ministry as Music Director. He also fulfills responsibilities as Pastor’s assistant. David has traveled the country singing professionally and has been part of the Gaither Homecoming Tour. He is happily married to his wonderful wife, Damaris.

Mandy VanHouten


Hey! My name is Mandy and what a JOY it is to be able to serve the Lord at my home church. As Church Secretary since May of 2020, I must say that this is the BEST job I have ever had…I am thankful and truly blessed!

A little bit about me…

My amazing husband, Kevin VanHouten, and I have two beautiful children, Mason & Hannah. Kevin and I are both involved within Clark’s Chapel in other ministries that God has led us to. I love to sing for the Lord and minister to others through song. We would love to have YOU at Clark’s Chapel! Come see us!

Brenda Birdsong

Senior Saints Director

Our Senior Saints Director is Brenda Birdsong. She is faithfully serving our Senior Saints at Clark’s Chapel with activities, trips, and monthly luncheons that keeps our seniors active and on the go for Jesus.

Myrna Jones

J.A.M. Leader

April Heinisch

WMU Director

April Heinisch is the director of WMU at Clark’s Chapel. She is a faithful member of CCBC and loves people and serving CCBC and our community through the WMU Association.

Sandra Smith


Mrs. Sandra Smith has been a long time member of Clark’s Chapel and is well versed in piano. She is a vital part of the Clark’s Chapel family and we are proud to have her a part of our staff.