Dane Hadley
Since August 22, 2010, Dane has served on staff at Tabernacle. After graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a BA in Religious Studies, Dane earned an MA in Religion from Duke University. His focus at Duke was New Testament studies. On May 5, 2013, Dane was ordained to the gospel ministry by Tabernacle, and on January 3, 2016, he became Pastor of the church. Dane grew up as the son of a Baptist minister in Havelock, NC, and he is married to his high school sweetheart and fellow Tar Heel, Holly. On September 12, 2012, they welcomed their first child, Emerson Wade, and on April 9, 2016, their second son, Ellis Westcott. For fun, Dane enjoys reading, watching movies, listening to U2, going on walks with his dog (Bruiser), playing basketball, and rooting for Carolina.
Trevor MacPherson
Associate Pastor of Families

Trevor joined the Tabernacle staff in May 2018. He received his B.S. in Outdoor Leadership from North Greenville University in Greenville, SC and his MDiv in Intercultural Studies from Gardner Webb School of Divinity in Boiling Springs, NC. He was Licensed to preach the Gospel Ministry by Morning Star First Baptist Church in Hickory, NC, and on November 18, 2018, he was Ordained to the Gospel Ministry at the same church. He also served as an Officer in the United States Marine Corps Reserve. Trevor is an active missionary having been to 17 countries, teaching and preaching the gospel. For fun, Trevor likes to explore the outdoors, travel, and play with his two beagles, Duke and Daisy.

Ernie Rushing
Minister of Music
Ernie joined the staff at Tabernacle in May 2017. He earned his BA from University of North Carolina - Greensboro, his MBA from Methodist University, and his PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. Ernie is also a recording artist and a member of the Gospel Music Association. He has performed in churches and other venues across the United States and Europe. Ernie grew up in Wilmington, NC and he and his wife Meghan live with their beagle Macey in Raleigh. In their free time they enjoy taking advantage of everything offered throughout the Triangle.
Katie Scheffel
Financial Manager

Katie joined our staff in May, 2018. She was most recently employed as a Senior Associate with Ernst and Young, LLP in Raleigh. She holds degrees from UNC-Wilmington (M.S. in Accountancy from the Cameron School of Business) and Colby College in Waterville, ME (B.S. in Biology). In addition, she is currently an active member of Saint Andrews Presbyterian Church.

Stephanie VanDerHyde
Director, TLC for Preschoolers
Stephanie has been the director for TLC for preschoolers since 2004 and is a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church. She has a degree in Secretarial Science. She is married to Steven and has two children, Stacey 24, and Spencer 22. She has lived in North Raleigh for 19 years. She loves the outdoors, exercising, reading, family and friends, walking around the lake, and her dog “Rusty” and her three cats, Colby, Chewy, and Mia.
Jamie Alley Heath
Administrative Assistant

Jamie has been on the staff of Tabernacle Baptist Church since 2013. She has an Associate in Arts Degree from Louisburg College and over 20 years of experience working in an office environment (receptionist, clerical, sales, customer service). She lives in Raleigh and loves the outdoors, camping, working on the family farm and playing with her two chickens.

John Cunningham
John retired after serving 20 years in the Army. He has been with TBC since 1997. John is married and has 7 children and 11 grandchildren. He is a member of Howell Chapel Disciples of Christ in Selma, NC.