Our Staff

Senior Pastor Billy & Tammy Carlisle & family Kelsey, Katelyn & Kelli

Pastor Billy grew up right down the road in Pinewood ,S.C. and has been in the area all of his life. He is married to his beautiful wife Tammy and they have three daughters Kelsey,Katelyn, and Holly. In 2014 He accepted God’s call upon his life to be a full time pastor. He serves our church as senior pastor and leads our student ministry. Pastor Billy is passionate about serving The Lord and leading others to be true followers of Christ.

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 Associate Pastor Bob Ashba

Bob Ashba:Associate Pastor of Pastoral Care

Pastor Bob and his family have been serving Summerton Baptist Church since January of 2003. Bob is a native North Carolinian and has served different churches in North and South Carolina. Bob is a graduate of North Greenville University and Charleston Southern. Bob currently serves as the senior saint’s and pastoral care pastor. Bob is one of the most compassionate and loving men you will ever have the privilege to know. Bob is married to Candy and they have two children, Bobby and Hannah. His heart is as big as our state and his love for our Lord is the same. Summerton Baptist is blessed to have him on staff.

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 Sarah Coulliette

Sarah Coulliette: Administrative Assistant

Sarah has been the administrative assistant at Summerton Baptist since 1998. She is a member of Andrews Chapel United Methodist Church. Her and her husband George reside in the Panola community outside of Summerton.



 Martha Altman Jenkinson

Martha  Altman Jenkinson: Worship Leader

Martha serves our church with the talents that God has given her to lead worship. Martha is a wonderful singer and musician and is multi-talented instrumentally. Martha leads the praise band along with the praise singers. She is driven with a desire to lead people to put aside all other activities and distractions and focus on the One and true God, our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. We are blessed to have had her on staff now since 2001. She truly will be an encouragement to you personally as you seek to worship through music. Martha is married to Marion and has two grown children, Delmar and Christina.

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 Deborah Leavitt

Deborah Leavitt: Web Administrator
March 2013, Deborah gave her life to the Lord and took a leap of faith. Leaving behind a successful retail business of 35 years and a home she moved to Summerton, SC. to be closer to her two children, Kristine Barrett of Sumter and son Chuck of N.C.
Deborah enjoys cooking and baking along with traveling and spending time with her new church family. Her love of people has lead her to serve in many ministries in her church. Deborah is Head of the "YES" Young Energetic Seniors group for single, widowed or divorced adults..