Our Team

Dayton Hartman

Lead Pastor 
Dayton earned an M.A. of Global Apologetics from Liberty University, and a Ph.D. in Church and Dogma History from North-West University (Potchefstroom). He serves as on adjunct faculty  for Columbia International University (Columbia, SC).  Dayton and his wife Rebekah have four sons: Jude, Gavin, Ransom, and Moses.

Daniel Tripp

Executive Pastor
Daniel earned a B.S. in Religion from Liberty University and an M. Div. in Preaching and Pastoral Ministry from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Daniel lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Kristen and their son James.

Erik Harris

Lay Pastor
Erik earned a B.M. in music from East Carolina University and an M.A. from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Erik and his wife Jennifer live in Rocky Mount, and have four beautiful children: Chloe, Caleb, Corrie, and Calvin, who is in heaven.

Rich Cheney

Lay Pastor
Rich is a native Floridian (Go Gators!) who relocated to Rocky Mount to become a State Farm Agent. He is also the Teaching Leader of the local Bible Study Fellowship class. Rich graduated from Wofford College with a B.A. in Business Economics. He and his wife Shanon are proud parents of daughters Catherine (married to Alex) and Alex.

Micah Dixon

Director of Worship & Creative Arts
Micah was born in California and has a B.A. in Liberal Studies from the Master's College. Micah lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Abbie and their two children. 

Weston Noyes

Director of Discipleship
Weston was born in Missouri and spent his younger years moving around the Midwest. In 2021 Weston moved to Rocky Mount to become the Director of Discipleship at Redeemer. He is currently completing his MDiv from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Weston lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Kayla.

Ivy Averette

Redeemer Kids Elementary Coordinator (PreK-5th)
Ivy has spent the last 7 years working in childcare, growing her love and understanding of school-age children. Ivy lives in Nashville, NC with her husband, Ethan, and son, Brady.

Sarah Williams

Redeemer Kids Early Childhood  Coordinator (Infants & Toddlers)
Sarah Williams has a M.A. in Biblical Counseling and a M.A. in Ministry Leadership from Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and has spent the last eight years working with children. She lives in Rocky Mount with her husband, Lemanuel, and their son, Langston.

Tim Sia

Director of Student Ministry 
Tim was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to the United States in 2016. He completed his B.S. in Education online at Liberty University. Tim lives in Rocky Mount with his wife Whitney and their daughter Reese.

Ridge Miller

Ministry Intern
Ridge works with Rooted students and with the worship ministry at Redeemer. He earned a B.M. in Worship Leadership from Liberty University and is working towards an M. Div. in Christian Ministry at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. Ridge currently lives in Rocky Mount.