Kyle Rye – Pulpit Minister
Kyle began working with the Scenic Hills Church of Christ on February 1, 2004 as our Youth and Family Minister. After 5 1/2 years of working with our youth, he transitioned into the role of Pulpit Minister on October 4, 2009.
Kyle holds a bachelors degree in Bible and Religion as well as a Masters of Ministry degree from Harding University. He serves on the Board of Directors for Gulf Coast Bible Camp, sponsors the “Christians in Action” student organization at the University of West Florida, and is a certified Prepare/Enrich facilitator.
His wife, Sara, is a 3rd grade teacher and active participant in our congregation as well as our women’s ministry. Together they are the proud parents of their daughter, Micah, and two dogs, Paco and Casey.
Phil Baus – Youth & Family Minister
Phil began working part time with the Scenic Hills Church of Christ on January 1, 2013 as our Youth and Family Minister. He will graduate in May with a Bachelors degree in Bible with emphasis in Youth and Family Ministry from Faulkner University. After graduation, Phil is planning on moving to Pensacola to begin working full time with the family at Scenic Hills.
Sharon Blanton – Office Manager
Sharon has been a member of the Scenic Hills church family since April of 2002 and has served on our staff since June 0f 2003. Before assuming her present position, she was employed for twenty-eight years with BellSouth Telecommunications as an Engineer and Engineering Staff Manager.
Sharon is blessed with two sons, Chris and Greg Blackmon; six grandchildren, Chad, Ashley, Kaleigh, Lauren, Logan, and Kendall. Chris and his family liv in the Orlando area, and Greg and his family attend Scenic Hills. She has two sisters and their families who also attend Scenic Hills and an older sister who attends the Milestone Church of Christ. Sharon is the daughter of the later Henry Battle and Lavada Armstrong Redmon. She “grew up” at the Leonard Street congregation where her father served as an elder.
At Scenic Hills Sharon is active in ladies activities as well as the Lads to Leaders program.