Michael Carr is the founder and lead pastor of Central Church, he is committed to the full expression of Christ through each person who chooses to make Central Church their home. He is known for simple communication of Biblical truths that apply to everyday life. Pastor Carr is an Ordained Bishop and Graduate of Lee University, with a major in Psychology and Christian Education. He and Lou Ann, his wife of 31 years, have enjoyed raising two sons, David and Jonathan, who were born and raised in Hilton Head. Over the past 29 years of serving the Hilton Head community, they have created the opportunity for people to make a life choice to become fully devoted to Christ.
Worship and Youth Pastor
Donnie joined the Central Church staff in May of 2014, where he serves as the Worship and Youth Pastor. Donnie and his wife, Shanna come to us from Azalea City Church of God in Valdosta, Ga. They served as Worship leaders and Donnie served as Young Adult Pastor. Donnie has a Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from Valdosta State University, he is also an Ordained Bishop of the Church of God. Donnie and Shanna have had the opportunity to record multiple worship albums together and have led worship together throughout the Southeast. They have been married since 2012 love being a part of the Central team!