Jay grew up in church as a child. Later in life he received his degeree in music from Central Coastal Piedmont in Charlotte, NC. He has played with a lot of gospel groups and was also a piano player for the theme park Tweetsie Railroad in Boone, North Carolina. Church is still an important part of his life today. With his degree in music and natural talent from God, Jay has become Memorial's Music Director that brings the congregation music to our services each Sunday morning. He is married to Angela Swain, our Secretary/Treasurer here at Memorial, and they have two grown sons Jason & Aaron. While not working here at Memorial, Jay works for Coca-Cola Consolidated in New Bern, NC and loves to relax with his favorite cat Tom.
Angela is the wife of our Music Director Jay Swain. They have two grown sons Jason and Aaron. Angela works to provide congregational hymns & contemporary songs to our services each Sunday morning. Having a degree in Computer Science, Angela runs the Audio/Video Tech equipment to record the sermons on Facebook and YouTube. She admitts that if you don't keep up with the technology, you will need to get someone who has more knowledge. She also runs our Proclaim system for each Sunday morning that runs on the tvs in our sanctuary. It provides our congregation with songs, church line up , and the scriptures. Angela is the website manager, YouTube manager and Facebook Live When she is not involved with the church, she loves to garden, tend to her cats, dogs, and 30 some chickens.
You can contact our Secretary, Tuesdays-Thursdays from 8am-3pm. If she is not there, because sometimes she is out running errands, please leave her a message or email: email@example.com. Church office phone: 910-743-3911.