Pastor Stephen Norbye came to Charlton in 1988 to serve this growing congregation as its first associate pastor. He and his wife Val both arrived with broad experience in college ministry, which Val continue to pursue as Director of Campus ONE80 ministries. In 2005 Steve was called by the church to serve as Senior Pastor. He holds degrees from Colorado College, Denver Seminary, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. When not at the church, Steve may be found at the YMCA fitness center trying to slow down the aging process. Email Steve
Trevor grew up going to Charlton Baptist church until attending college at Anderson University in South Carolina. After graduating with a Bachelors degree in Christian ministry-with a concentration in youth-he accepted a position as the Youth Director of CBC in 2014. That fall, he was married to his wife Lauren who serves as CBC Office Administrator. Trevor is also currently serving as interim Worship Director. Trevor also moonlights as a varsity soccer coach at Leicester High School. Email Trevor
Lauren grew up in Nashville, TN before attending college at Anderson University in Anderson, South Carolina where she met her husband Trevor. Lauren studies Theatre Performance, and works professionally in the central MA area. She also works as a receptionist at a local veterinary hospital. Laure married Trevor in 2014, and they live in Charlton with their two slightly chubby cats. Email Lauren
Family Support Initiative
Sarah and Steve Coddington
Steve and Sarah Coddington are spearheading the "Family Support Initiative" this school year. This initiative includes overseeing Sunday morning children's church, special children's, family and marriage events, as well as building up relationships within and outside the church body.
They both have Bible degrees from Cairn University, and graduate degrees in Social Work (SUNY Stony Brook- Sarah), Youth Ministry (Gordon Conwell- Steve) and Counseling (Gordon Conwell- Steve). Yet their greatest qualifying experience to help others, has been formed in the 12 years of being called "mom and dad". Steve and Sarah have 2 boys and 2 dogs and they live in Dudley.
Kari Nordbye grew up in the church until going to college at Word of Life Bible Institute and Liberty University Online. She recently graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education Interdisciplinary Studies. In 2019, she took on the role as Social Media Leader. Her creative eye and tech skills have been an asset to our team. Email Kari
AV Team Coordinator
Nathan grew up going to CBC and now attends with his wife Ali and daughter Esther. He helps coordinate the AV team at CBC. Nathan works in tech and his skills and expertise have been invaluable to our team. Email Nathan