Harley Staton came on as the Minister of Discipleship in May of 2019. Although he serves the entire church, his ministry of focus is growing the young adults’ program. Harley and his wife Rebecca created and are leading small groups for the young adults as well as teach their Sunday School class.

In his role of Minister of Discipleship, Harley is over East Side’s Sunday School program and works to cultivate other programs/ministries to benefit the spiritual lives of church members. His passion is seeing individuals grow and mature in Christ and watching their spiritual fires ignite change around them.

Harley and Rebecca live in Easley, SC with their two dogs, Nellie and Budreaux. He is currently attending Southern Evangelical Seminary where he is working on his bachelor’s in religious studies. In his spare time, he enjoys video games, watching sports, and eating spicy food.

Favorite Bible Verse: Matthew 11: 28-30

Funny/Interesting Fact: Owns a life-size replica of the Master Sword and Hylian Sheild from The Legend of Zelda series.