Here to Serve Our Community

Our Staff

Our staff is a group of people that are down to earth, friendly, and sincere. We love God and our common goal is that everyone come to know Jesus. 

  • Dayton Birt

    interim Senior Pastor

    Bishop Dayton Birt - Interim Senior Pastor

    Bishop Birt is a dynamic man of God who is a family man first and then diligently seeks to be led by the Holy Spirit as Bishop of Redemption Ministries. He is currently serving as Lead Pastor at Way Church. Bishop Birt is an excellent communicator, prolific writer and dynamic presenter with much experience, wisdom, and counsel to offer in ministerial and church process, growth and vision. He is a compassionate pastor, counselor and invokes personal and professional maturity in others. He is sound in judgment and leadership. He is a truly a leader in his field and calling.


  • Frances Melancon

    Creative arts director

    Frances Melancon, Creative Arts Director

    Frances has been in worship ministry for 25 years, starting as a team vocalist. Through the years, and in her journey with Christ she has developed into a songwriter, musician, teacher, encourager, and leader.  

    The love of Jesus overflows as she ministers in Praise and Worship.  She has the heart to take people into the presence of God so that they can experience His incredible, life-changing love. Frances is passionate about encouraging and equipping the Body of Christ to walk in their call.


  • juanita smith

    Children's ministry director

    Juanita Smith - Children's Ministry Director

    Juanita provides leadership, development, and direction for the Children’s Ministry leaders and workers as it pertains to the vision, mission, and strategy of the ministry at Way Church. She is energetic, compassionate, and dedicated to her call, and has a heart to see children come to know Jesus and commit their lives to Him.




Join Us

If you spend any time around our church at all, you'll quickly learn one thing: we love our community. You're all amazing and we love to worship and serve with you. Our community is bursting with potential. We truly believe that our church is full of world changers in the making.