Staff Members

Scott Wade

Pastor Scott Wade began his ministry as Emmaus’ senior pastor in June 2018. Pastor Scott graduated from Tabb High School in York County.  After high school he graduated from Carson Newman University in 2001 with a bachelor’s in business management while playing football for the Eagles. Pastor Scott worked the next nine years in sports ministry with the Fellowship of Christian Athletes as area representative over the peninsula and middle peninsula. Prior to his position at EBC, he was youth and associate minister at Temple Baptist Church in Newport News. Pastor Scott finished his Master’s of Theology from Liberty University in 2020. Pastor Scott is married to Bethany and they are blessed with four children, Isaac, Josiah, Micah, and Tirzah. Pastor Scott is passionate about sports, especially the ones his kids play, the local church, and making disciples who make disciples. Come join Pastor Scott at Emmaus Baptist Church where your church home is your church family.

Director of Children’s Ministry and Outreach
Kim West

Kim West serves as Director of Children’s Ministry and Outreach. Kim joined our church family in March of 2019. She has a bachelor’s in Biblical and Educational Studies at Liberty University. She enjoys Special Needs conferences in which she can keep up with the best ways to involve special needs children and adults in church. Prior to her position at EBC, she was the Children’s Ministry Director at Temple Baptist Church for four years. She is the proud mother of two teenage boys, T.J. and Frankie.

Director of Youth and Technology
Mitch Myers

Mitch Myers recently joined Emmaus to serve as the Youth and Technology Director after moving here from Minnesota. He has degrees in Recording & Music Technology and Business in Media from Minneapolis Media Institute, and he is currently working towards a Masters of Theological Studies from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Before coming to Emmaus, he worked as an install and repair technician with CenturyLink, and he volunteered at Little Falls Alliance Church in the youth and AV departments. Mitch is married to Karin, and they are blessed with a son named Logan. He is passionate about all things technology, playing and recording music, playing video games, and talking to people about Christ.

Administrative Secretary
Lynne Bland

Lynne has been the Administrative Assistant at Emmaus since June of 2006. She is a graduate of Poquoson High School Class of 1983. Lynne is married with 2 adult children and has been a Poquoson resident since 3rd grade.

Music Director
David Knowles

Carl Olson

Jerry Bailey