Leadership

Loving God.  Loving Others.  Serving the Kingdom.

Sandy Level is blessed to have three pastors and one ministry assistant.

  • Pastor - Chris Hanley

    Chris came to Sandy Level in July 2014. Though he hails from nearby Camden, SC, he and his family have worked in number of positions around the world. Chris may look a little like Mr. Clean but he does not love cleaning stuff very much.  

    Chris and his wife, Karen, have four beautiful children: C.J., Miriam, Eliza, and Jed.  

    Chris enjoys sports, woodworking, and playing Guitar.  

    Favorite Ice Cream: Moose Tracks

    Funny Story: "When we first met, my wife thought that I was an absolute yahoo and she wanted nothing to do with me. It took some time, but I finally won her over." 

  • Associate Pastor of Students - Josh Goza

    Josh joined the leadership team at Sandy Level December of 2015.  Josh and his bride, Kelly, are parents to four fabulous boys.  He has served in the areas of Children's Ministry and Collegiate Ministry.  His primary focus at SLBC is to work with students in grades 6-12.  Josh employs his gift of communicating God's Word by preaching on a monthly basis in our Sunday morning worship services.  

  • Music Minister - Al Lawson

    Al Lawson came to Sandy Level in the Fall of 2011. Before Sandy Level, Al served 26 years in full time Christian Education ministry positions. In 2010, Al became a bi-vocational minister and a Special Education teacher in Lexington. Al has been married to his college sweetheart Elaine, for 36 years, has 3 daughters and 2 grandchildren.