Elders & Ministry Leaders


Ronnie Manis
Warren Smith
Leon Stayton


Barry Chaffin serves as pulpit minister for WestRidge. He has been married to Mary Chaffin for 21 years. They are the proud parents of Zachary and his wife Brianna, and Emily. The Chaffins have been a part of the WestRidge family since 2013. Barry has preached previously in Arkansas and Michigan. Both Barry and Mary grew up in the northern suburbs of Detroit but call home wherever the Lord sends them. After an extensive two year program, Barry graduated from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas with his BMIN degree in the summer of 2010. He has also worked as the Youth minister for various congregations in the Detroit area for over 20 years and has a real love for youth. Before returning to school to earn his degree, Barry worked for American Axle Inc. in Detroit, Michigan for 13 years and has held managerial positions in two different retail companies over a span of 12 years.
Barry is working for the Lord, letting God lead… and only God knows the end results of this journey!
You can email Barry at bwchaffin@gmail.com

Ministry Leaders

  • Johnnie Archer:  Food Pantry
  • Terry Baker:  Finance, Facilities
  • Justin & Kayla Broadway: Youth
  • Joe Chester:  Worship Coordination, Missions
  • John Chester:  Education
  • Julie Courtney: Children’s Church
  • Taftnee Cox:  Elementary Education
  • Howard Dunn:  Family Life Groups, Seniors, Nursing Homes
  • Mark Durham:  Assist with Youth
  • Tom Foster:  Special Projects, Worship Coordination
  • Jim Grissom:  Family Life Center Management, Transportation
  • Lin Hatch:  Fellowship
  • Steve Hatch:  Local Benevolence
  • Mike Jones:  Finance
  • Tom King:  Media/Electronics
  • Erma Ulmer:  Funeral Meals