Lake Wateree Baptist Church LEADERSHIP

The staff and leadership here at Lake Wateree is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at


Eric Winstead

I have had the privilege of serving God in ministry since 2001 as pastor and hospice chaplain. I am passionate about teaching God’s word and teaching others how to study for themselves.

I married Kim, the woman God created for me in 1993. We have two beautiful daughters who are both married to Godly men. The Lord has also blessed us with a handsome grandson. 

One of my favorite bible verses is Matthew 6:33, because it gives direction and the  promise of God’s blessing. “Seek the Kingdom of God above all else, and live righteously, and he will give you everything you need.” (NLT)

I spend my free time woodworking and also enjoy chasing the ball around the golf course.

Music Director/Music Minister

Job Opening

General Job Description

Provide worshipful music for all services of the Church

which includes general oversight and direction of the music, organizing and training of the choir(s) and congregational singing.

Position             Part-time

Salary                 Compensation based on experience.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Provides a mixture of worshipful music for all services.

Leads choir in all practices for worship services to include special events. Provide resource materials needed by choir and congregation. Provide input to Budget Committee for annual requirements. Work within approved budget.

Provide annual performance updates for pianist. Attends Church Council Meetings. Report Music status at quarterly business meetings. Form and lead a youth choir and/or children’s choir.

Note: The above duties are not intended to be an all-inclusive list.

Qualifications for the job:

Ability to read and interpret music.

Musical abilities.

Strong organizational and leadership skills.

Born again Christian, actively serving the Lord.

Maintain a cooperative team spirit with staff, volunteers, choir, and congregation.

Must be willing to sign a code of ethics and conduct agreement.

Once hired, must join Lake Wateree Baptist Church.

Please forward resume to

or mail to Lake Wateree Baptist Church, 5856 River Road, Ridgeway, SC 29130.

Our Deacons

Butch Dilling


Mike Thomas


Jay Foreman


Tom Gainey


Rion Alvey



Georgia Bowers

Administrative Assistant

Tel: 803-337-2838

5856 River Road • Ridgeway, SC 29130
(803)337-2838 •

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