Dr. G.H. Vaughan

 G.H. is a native of Southside Virginia.  He graduated from Averett University in 1976 with a B.S. in Sociology and Psychology.  G.H. received his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Baptist Theological in 1980 and completed his Doctoral Studies at Graduate Theological in 1997.   G.H. also completed doctoral studies at Christ Church, Oxford University.  He has pastored churches in both North Carolina and Virginia and has been a clinical provider, specifically in the areas of Marriage and Family.   G.H. and Debbie have been married thirty years and have three children and seven grandchildren.  G. H. has a passion for presenting Scripture and Church Growth having served as a growth specialist for several years.







Music Director

JoAnn Byrd

JoAnn was born in the Martinsville-Henry County area.  She originally came to McCabe as a summer youth worker, having served the Villa Heights Baptist Church in the same position.   JoAnn became interim music director at McCabe in 1985 and served until May 1987.  She was called by McCabe to serve on a permanent basis as Music Director in January, 1996.   She earned a degree in 1982 in Music Education from Bluefield College in Bluefield, VA.    



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Mrs Linda Via

Linda is a native of Martinsville, VA and has attended McCabe her entire life. She sings with and directs the New Life Singers and also sings with the Adult Choir and the trio, For Heaven’s Sake. Previously she headed up Team Kid and directed the children’s choir.  Linda also directs drama for vacation bible school. Linda and her husband Gary have two children and five grandchildren. Linda also enjoys performing in local theater.





Church Secretary

Mrs. Loretta Smith

Originally from Raleigh County, West Virginia, Loretta moved here when her oldest son was 3 months old.  She is married to Gary Smith and has four adult sons, Byron, Barry, B. J. and Brandon.  One son, B.J. is a pastor in Covington, LA. Brandon is working as an inspector for MVP a sub contractor of VDOT. Her other sons, Byron, and Barry work for Gary’s concrete construction business. She has nine grandchildren and has previously worked as a Secretary for First Baptist Church of Collinsville, Webb & Associates, Real Estate Appraisers, and Bassett Memorial United Methodist Church.  Loretta enjoys her grandchildren, Beth Moore Bible Studies, flowers, hosting others at the family farm retreat.  Loretta states that serving as Secretary for McCabe Church is a very rewarding Christian experience.







Children’s Ministries


Jennifer Custer

Jennifer was born in the Martinsville-Henry County area.  She has attended McCabe her entire life.  She was baptized in 1983, here at McCabe by Dr. Phillip Duckett.  Jennifer graduated with an Associate Degree in Teacher Preparation in 2003 from Patrick Henry Community College.  She has been employed by Henry County Public schools for 18 years as an Instructional Assistant on Collinsville Primary’s Reading Team.  Jennifer has been married to her husband, Kelly for 23 years.  They have two children, a son, Logan and a daughter, Abigaile and one grandchild, Cora Grace.  Jennifer has a great love for children and loves the Lord she serves!