Pastors & Staff

Scott Jenkins

Lead Pastor

Pastor Scott Jenkins is the founding & lead pastor of Thrive Worship Center. Before Thrive, he served as the Youth & Executive Pastor at two churches in North Carolina. His heart is to carry out the vision of Thrive and be sensitive to where the Holy Spirit is leading. He attended Life East Bible College and is a huge Florida State Fan. He enjoys spending time with his family; and playing golf & disc golf.

Crist Overfield

Executive Pastor

Crist Overfield has been attending Thrive since it started in March of 2011. He volunteered countless hours and served on council before officially joining the staff in March of 2015. Before Thrive, he served as an airplane mechanic and attended Vincennes University in Indiana. He enjoys spending time with his wife Lisa, their kids, and grandkids; & Fishing.

Shea Hood

NextGen Pastor

Shea Hood has been on staff at Thrive since Fall of 2021. She was born and raised in Southern California as a pastor's kid, and joined us in North Carolina right after her and her husband, Sean, got married in October of 2021 and welcomed their first child, Emmylou in June 2023. She has served in various children and youth ministry capacities and is passionate about "reaching a generation before they need to be rescued" (Gregg Johnson). Some things that Shea loves = their dog Rocky, hot pink, and anything Disney!