Youth Pastor Dale Mattox

Dale Mattox grew up in Vancleave, MS where he graduated from Vancleave High School in 2008. From there, he went to military training and is currently serving in the Mississippi Army National Guard. In January of 2009, Dale started pursuing and education at Trevecca Nazarene University and graduated in 2013. Pastor Dale held a youth pastor position in Greeley, CO, but now is serving at Gulf Coast Family since April of 2017. 

Pastor Dale loves to practice jiu jitsu, play music, hike with his dog, and create art. 

He knows well the struggles that youth face and wants to live a life that encourages them to do good work and do it well


Children's Ministry Director Bonnie Collins

Bonnie has been an leader in children's ministries for many years. She has taught Sunday School classes for all ages, directed Wednesday Night services, and served as coordinator for Vacation Bible Schools. Bonnie was raised in a Christian home in Genoa, Arkansas and spent two decades serving our country as an Air Force wife. She has served in multiple denominations including the Church of Christ, Methodist and the Church of the Nazarene. 

Bonnie and her husband, Jeff, have four daughters; Hali, Courtney, Selena and Taylor. Courtney, Selena and Taylor have also served as assistants, teachers, nursery workers, and craft directors in multiple children's programs. Hali currently lives in Hot Springs, Arkansas and is the mother of Jeff and Bonnie's grandchildren; Indica, Allison and Emma.