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PASTOR ALBERT ALMORE

LEAD PASTOR

Albert B. Almore has been sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ since October 16th, 2005. He currently serves as the lead Pastor of Motion Church, located in Bayboro, North Carolina. He is passionate about communicating the Gospel with fervor, truth and relevancy to all ages. He does this through his sermons, speaking in schools, pre-game speeches, and through the twenty-three books that he has written. He has had the honor of traveling and sharing the gospel in Zimbabwe, Ethiopia, and Honduras with hopes to do much more. Albert truly believes that everyone’s best is yet to come. This is evident through Albert’s life, along with his messages. Pastor Albert and his wife Logan live in New Bern, NC with their sons, Eli, and Judah. They truly value the blessing of family.

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Logan Almore
discipleship + outreach pastor

Logan is the Discipleship and Outreach Pastor at Motion Church. She oversees the organization of each of our outreach opportunities, as well as the structure and communication of our Discipleship Pipeline. Logan is passionate about building relationships, serving people and communities as a whole, and communicating the Word of God. She is a graduate of East Carolina University, and lives in New Bern, NC with her husband, Albert, and two sons, Eli and Judah. 

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BECKY THOMAS
OPERATIONS director

Becky is the Operations Director here at Motion Church! She oversees the overall operations and church staff, provides organization and communication to our finance team, and serves alongside the Servant Leaders in our First Impressions Ministry. She is passionate about seeing others succeed in the gifts that God has given them, and loves pouring that passion into the staff and servant leaders of Motion Church. Becky is a graduate of East Carolina University, 

and holds a degree in Merchandising with a minor in  Business Administration. Becky and her husband Kirk live in Trent Woods, North Carolina with their two dogs. Becky loves a good cup of coffee, running, and spending quality time with family and friends

JESSIE BENDA
WORSHIP + CREATIVE director

Jessie is the Worship and Creative Director here at Motion Church. She provides vision and leadership for both our Worship and Creative Departments, and oversees the overall planning and operations of both. Jessie serves alongside both teams during each of our worship experiences, as well as throughout the week. She is passionate about encouraging the Church to glorify God in unity, and finds value in creating visual aids to help teach the Word of God. Jessie holds a degree in Communication Studies from East Carolina University, from which she graduated in 2019. Jessie and her husband, Aaron, live in New Bern, North Carolina with their goldendoodle, Ruthie.

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mary alex connor
motion kids director

Mary Alex is the Motion Kids Director here at Motion Church. She provides visionary leadership and oversight to our Children’s Ministry. Mary Alex loves building relationships and serving the children, parents, and volunteers in Motion Kids, and is passionate about teaching God’s Word in fun and exciting ways! She values community and is so blessed by the genuine connections she makes with those around her! Mary Alex is a graduate of East Carolina University and holds a degree in Early Childhood Education. She lives in New Bern, North Carolina with her husband, Jeffery, baby boy, Henry, and their two dogs, Cash and Marlee.