Rev. Steven Blanton
Senior Pastor

Steven Blanton has served in pastoral ministry since 2005.  He began his current position as Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church in January 2015.  A native of Kings Mountain, NC, Pastor Steven is a graduate of Fruitland Baptist Bible College and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies from The College at Southeastern.  He and his wife Christen have been married for 16 years and have two sons; Eli and Emory. 

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Rev. Kevin Long
Minister of Families and Education

Kevin Long came to Ebenezer Baptist Church as a Minister of Students in 2015 but transitioned to Minister of Families and Education in 2016.  A native to Vance County, NC, Kevin moved to Hendersonville, NC in 2014 to further his education.  He is a graduate of Fruitland Baptist Bible College and has plans to continue his education in the future.  Kevin and his wife Natalie have one son named Liam.            

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Trey Matthews
Minister of Students

Trey Matthews joined the staff at Ebenezer as the Minister of Students in September 2016.  Prior to that he had been faithfully serving in other leadership roles within the church.  A native to Henderson County, Trey is a graduate of Fruitland Baptist Bible College where he earned an Associate degree in Christian Ministry in 2017.  Trey and his wife Cassie have two daughters; Teegan and Indiana.        

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Jacob Suttles
Minister of Music

Jacob Suttles has been leading congregations in worship since 2014.  He became the Minister of Music at Ebenezer Baptist Church in the spring of 2017.  He studied business and sports management at Montreat College and is now continuing his education at North Greenville University through Music Ministry and leadership courses.  The Hendersonville native married his wife Keris in 2011 and they have a son named Jamey and a daughter named Cameron. 

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Tori King
Administrative Assistant

Tori King is a native to Henderson County and has been a long time member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.  She joined the staff as Administrative Assistant in March 2019.  Tori, a former educator earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Education from Western Carolina University in 2010.  She married her husband Brandon in 2013 and they have a son named Boone and a daughter named Eva.