Our Team

Rick Young - Lead Pastor

Husband to Wendy, father to Julien, Delaney and Joshua – loves THE Ohio State Buckeyes.

Rick completed his undergrad from Liberty University and received his Master’s from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary.

Rick has served as a Student Pastor for over 20 years in Florida and Georgia and a Campus Pastor for 6 years.  Most recently he served at Woodstock Church in Panama City Beach, FL.  He was the Middle School Pastor and then transitioned to a campus pastor.  Rick has a heart for people and wants to see life giving change in their lives.  He and his family are excited to be here to help plant Watermark Church.

Kyle Connell - Executive Pastor

Husband to Rebecca, father to Kennedi, Will, and Grant, avid fan of THE Ohio State Buckeyes.

Kyle completed his undergrad from Appalachian State University and received his Masters from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and is currently working on his Doctorate of Ministry.

Kyle has served as a Student Pastor for over 20 years in North Carolina, Kentucky, and Georgia.  Most recently he served 12 years at First Baptist Church in Cumming, GA.  He was the Middle School Pastor and then transitioned to College and Young Professionals Pastor.  Kyle has always had a heart for church planting and he and his family are excited to be here to help plant Watermark Church.