Meet The Team
Rev. Jonathan Vandermark
Pastor Jonathan and his family, Jennifer, R.J. (13), and Samuel (10) are from Virginia, where Pastor Jonathan served as a full-time Senior Pastor, Church Planter, Youth Pastor, and Worship Pastor for more than 15 years. He studied worship ministry at Bluefield College before finishing his education in Biblical Studies at Liberty University. Pastor Jonathan and his family are still supporters of his alma mater and are very active in their athletic and alumni programs. Pastor Jonathan is the author of “9 Months To Say Goodbye”, an inspirational book about the life and death of his daughter, Virginia Rose. He is an energetic and passionate preacher with a heart for the lost.
Rev. James Mew
James is married to his wife, Monica Mew and has four children of their own; Blaklyn, Karsen, Corbin, and Nevaeh. James has lived here in Horry County his entire life. He was called into the ministry while serving here at Juniper Bay Baptist Church. During his time of ministry, he has worked with the Children's Ministry, has been a Worship Leader, has led in planting a church, and now resides here at JBBC as our Youth Pastor. James is passionate about seeing our youth come and grow in their relationship with Christ. He loves spending quality time with his family and leading our youth.
Marilyn Stalvey, of Conway, has been our church secretary since 2002. She is the second secretary in the church’s history. She is married to Mike Stalvey and they have a beautiful family of children and grandchildren. In addition to being church secretary, Mrs. Marilyn also helps with Good News Club, the Bereavement Committee, and she also helps coordinate any special programs we may have such as Christmas and Easter. She is a great asset to our church and helps to keep it running smoothly.
Minister of Music
Jeannie Johnson loves to be a part of any music that lifts up the name of her Lord and Savior. Jeannie is a graduate of USC Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in Business Education. Previously served as Music Leader at Centenary United Methodist Church and presently serves as Minister of Music at JBBC. Jeannie is married to Edwin Johnson, a retired Horry County Deputy Sheriff and they have 2 sons: Jeff and Cole Johnson. Jeff is a local attorney in Conway and presently serves in the SC House of Representatives. Cole served as a Fighter Pilot in the U. S. Air Force and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He presently is a Pilot with Federal Express. 5 precious grandchildren: Davis, Ava, Tyler, Lauren, and Evan. She loves the Lord with all of her heart, and thanks Him for blessing our music and her family in mighty ways!
Director of Children's Ministry
Jenn has previously served as the Early Childhood Director at Southside Church in Chesterfield, VA, and as the Director of Children's Ministry at Jacob's Well in Midlothian, VA.
With her calling and passion for children's ministry, she brings her vocational ministry experience, and her life experience as a mom, to the Juniper Bay staff. We are excited about all God is doing in the lives of our precious children, and we know Jennifer will continue to be a wonderful resource and asset to our families and children.