About CenterPointe

We are so glad you found us! CenterPointe Assembly is a welcoming community of people who believe in the saving power of Jesus Christ. Located in the center of the Mobile, Alabama metro area, we strive to reach our community through inspiring messages, powerful worship, and outreach through local and global missions.

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Meet Our Staff

Walkers 7/2018

Spence and Aundrea Walker

Lead Pastors

Pastor Spence Walker grew up attending First Assembly of God in his hometown of Mobile. Upon graduation from IMS high school in 1989, he earned a degree in Pastoral Ministries and Bible from Central Bible College of the Assemblies of God in Springfield, Missouri. Pastor ...

Spence and Aundrea Walker

Pastor Spence Walker grew up attending First Assembly of God in his hometown of Mobile. Upon graduation from IMS high school in 1989, he earned a degree in Pastoral Ministries and Bible from Central Bible College of the Assemblies of God in Springfield, Missouri. Pastor Spence is an ordained minister who served at Orchard A/G in Mobile for five years as youth and interim pastor followed by four years as Senior Pastor at Centenary A/G in Luverne, Alabama. Pastor Spence returned home in 2006 to serve as the pastor of First Assembly of God in Chickasaw. He guided the church through a time of transition and growth as the church began building their new facility in Mobile and renamed the church CenterPointe Assembly.

In 2009, Aundrea Davis came alongside Pastor Spence and they were married in November of 2011. Aundrea is a high school mathematics teacher of over 18 years at her alma mater, Faith Academy. She earned a degree in Mathematics and minored in English and Religious studies at the University of Mobile. Aundrea is a credentialed minister through the Assemblies of God and has been instrumental in the planting of Faith Academy International School in Ghana, West Africa where her heart for missions lies.

Pastors Spence and Aundrea were blessed with the addition of William Spence Walker in February of 2015. Their love for their church family and missions is the heartbeat and drive of their ministry.

Starnes 7/2018

Shane & Whitney Starnes

Associate Pastor & Worship Director

Shane and Whitney serve as Associate and Worship Pastors. They have been on staff with us since October 2012. Shane has served in ministry since 2006. Whitney joined him in ministry in 2007 when they were married. They have served as Youth Pastors and Worship Pastors in ...

Shane & Whitney Starnes

Shane and Whitney serve as Associate and Worship Pastors. They have been on staff with us since October 2012. Shane has served in ministry since 2006. Whitney joined him in ministry in 2007 when they were married. They have served as Youth Pastors and Worship Pastors in 2 Assemblies of God churches before coming to minister here at CenterPointe. Their heart is people and ministry and they are excited to see what God has in store for CenterPointe. They have 3 beautiful children Katherine Elizabeth, Karter Everett, and Kinley Emersyn.

Phil and Brandi

Phil & Brandy Culver

Executive Pastors

Phil graduated from Mississippi State University with an engineering degree and met Brandy in 2006 shortly before she graduated with a Biology education degree from the University of Mobile. They were married in 2009 and served in a local Assembly of God church. Knowing ...

Phil & Brandy Culver

Phil graduated from Mississippi State University with an engineering degree and met Brandy in 2006 shortly before she graduated with a Biology education degree from the University of Mobile. They were married in 2009 and served in a local Assembly of God church. Knowing that God had something more, Phil stepped away from the corporate world in 2016 to serve in ministry full time. Phil & Brandy joined us at CenterPointe in 2018 and came on staff in 2019.

Phil & Brandy are both licensed ministers with the Assemblies of God and are continuing their ministry training. They love missions, worship and seeing others see themselves the way that God sees them. They desire to pursue Christ, show His love, and help His kingdom grow.

”In the same way, I tell you, there is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Luke 15:10

Mckinleys 7/2018

Nathan & Sarah McKinley

Youth Pastors

Nathan McKinley has attended CenterPointe Assembly his entire life. He has been on the church worship team in the adult and youth services since 2004. He has also been a deacon here at the church since February of 2012. Sarah began attending CenterPointe, where she becam...

Nathan & Sarah McKinley

Nathan McKinley has attended CenterPointe Assembly his entire life. He has been on the church worship team in the adult and youth services since 2004. He has also been a deacon here at the church since February of 2012. Sarah began attending CenterPointe, where she became a member, in 2008. The couple married on July 14th, 2012. Since then, Sarah has become our Community Outreach Director. Sarah holds a degree in Early Childhood Education and a Masters in Counseling. She heads our Vision After School Program for students in the surrounding area. On December 16, 2017 they welcomed their son, Grant, into the world. Nathan and Sarah both attended The University of South Alabama where Nathan graduated with a degree in Civil Engineering and Sarah with a Bachelors in Education. They began their position here as youth pastors in December of 2012. They both have a great passion for the youth, serving their community, and seeing the lost find Christ!

Aron&Sara

Aron & Sara Rushing

Children's Pastors

Aron grew up in CenterPointe Assembly. He met his loving wife, Sara in 2004 and they were married February 10th 2006. They had an amazing, beautiful daughter in January 2008.

Aron & Sara have served as children sponsors since 2018. In 2020 they joined the staff...

Aron & Sara Rushing

Aron grew up in CenterPointe Assembly. He met his loving wife, Sara in 2004 and they were married February 10th 2006. They had an amazing, beautiful daughter in January 2008.

Aron & Sara have served as children sponsors since 2018. In 2020 they joined the staff as the Children's Pastors. They have a heart for children! They love to show kids fun ways to learn about Jesus and watch them light up with His word! They believe this is a critical age to reach and now is the time to plant the seed for adulthood. 

Roxie

Roxie Storm

Financial Administrator

Roxie has been part of the CenterPointe family since 1986. She has served in several areas of ministry in the church. In 1986 she joined the Choir; in 1987 became a teacher in the Missionettes Girls Club and shortly afterward began serving as coordinator; in 2001 she joi...

Roxie Storm

Roxie has been part of the CenterPointe family since 1986. She has served in several areas of ministry in the church. In 1986 she joined the Choir; in 1987 became a teacher in the Missionettes Girls Club and shortly afterward began serving as coordinator; in 2001 she joined the staff as Church Secretary before becoming the Financial Administrator in 2016.

She is the mother of three children and the proud grandmother of thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She became the wife of Gary Storm in January 2018 and with great joy became the legal custodian of her granddaughter Alyssa.

Kayla Patterson

Kayla Patterson

Church Secretary

Kayla has attended CenterPointe since 2014. After graduating from high school in 2016, Kayla took a summer internship in the Youth and Media department. She then went on to receive her associates degree in Paralegal Studies. In 2018, she became the leader of the Fine Art...

Kayla Patterson

Kayla has attended CenterPointe since 2014. After graduating from high school in 2016, Kayla took a summer internship in the Youth and Media department. She then went on to receive her associates degree in Paralegal Studies. In 2018, she became the leader of the Fine Arts/ Drama departments and joined the church staff in 2018 as church secretary.