Fairfax Circle Church



David Magnet

Lead Pastor

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David grew up in Hendersonville, North Carolina and attended Gardner-Webb University and Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He came to Fairfax Circle Church in 1994 as an Associate Pastor with his primary responsibility being in Student Ministry. In 2004 David became the Lead Pastor.

David is married to Marsha and they have two children, Andrew and Abbey.



Elise Bell

Pastor for Family Ministries and Missions

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Elise started coming to Fairfax Circle when she was 16 years old. This church nurtured her as she went to college and seminary and eventually came on staff as the Pastor to Children and Families. Elise leads our Family Ministry and Missions Teams.



Susan Cottrell

Worship Leader

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Susan grew up at Fairfax Circle and now serves as our Worship Leader. Susan also enjoys writing music and has recorded several albums with a former band. Susan and her husband Mark have four children.


Charla Wilkerson

Ministry Assistant and Communications Director



Charla is originally from Kansas but has lived in the area for about 9 years.  She has two teenage children.