We offer 2 unique services that take place SIMULTANEOUSLY at 10:30 A.M. One is Contemporary with a praise band and the other is Traditional with hymns. The Lead Pastor, Nicky, speaks IN PERSON at both services. Our saying is "if you like it - we probably have it!" 

Eastern Heights Baptist Church is a member of The Southern Baptist Convention and subscribes to the doctrinal statement of “The Baptist Faith and Message” as adopted by the Southern Baptist Convention on June 14, 2000: https://bfm.sbc.net/bfm2000/


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Electrical is going in now...walls and ceiling next.

Our Staff

The staff and leadership here at Eastern Heights is comprised of men and women who love, care and pray for every single person in the church. 

If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. 

You can contact the church office at 912-764-9151

  • Nicky McCreary  - Lead Pastor  


    Originally from Alabama (Roll Tide!), Nicky has been serving churches in Georgia since 1997. He has been in ministry since 1978, with most of those years being in Youth Ministry, including being the EHBC Youth Pastor from 2010-2020 before transitioning to Lead Pastor. He has also served churches in Alabama, Texas, and Tennessee. He is a graduate of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the University of North Alabama. Nicky enjoys too many sports, especially golf & hunting, and keeping his 1984 Jeep CJ7 running. He is married to Amanda and they have two daughters and four grandchildren which has now become their favorite way to spend their free time. His vision for EHBC is that we exist to be a life-changing church. A personal relationship with Jesus Christ is what changes our lives and our goal is to provide opportunities to encounter Him. 

  • Nathan Jones - Youth Pastor

    Nathan is from Hoschton, GA and is engaged to Sarah Brown from Milledgeville, Ga. He felt called to Youth Ministry 3 years ago while serving with grades 6-12 in north Georgia and loves their energy and excitement for Christ. He joined the EHBC leadership team in November of 2023 and is currently enrolled at Liberty University to complete his Bachelor of Science in Applied Ministry. He is passionate about educating students in their faith so that their relationship with Jesus can have a foundation rooted in scripture and trust in His character while doing so in fellowship and communion with students their own age. His hope for the students of Eastern Heights is to fan a flame in their hearts to dive deeper into their faith and want to tell others about the gospel of Jesus.


  • CJ Simmons - Connections Pastor/Contemporary Worship Leader

    CJ was born and raised in Statesboro, Ga. CJ is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Christian Studies at Truett McConnell University. CJ served on staff with Chi Alpha Campus Ministry at Georgia Southern alongside his wife, Roseanna. CJ began serving as the Contemporary Worship Leader at EHBC in November of 2022 and stepped into the role of Connections Pastor in December of 2023. CJ's heart is for missions and outreach. He wants the lost to be found and the found to be fed. 

  • Tim Anderson Sr. - Pastoral Care Minister/Media Production


    Along with his wife Pam and son Tim, Jr., Tim Anderson began attending EHBC in 2009 and soon after joined the Media Ministry Team, serving with them faithfully for many years. Presently, Tim serves as both Leader and Sponsor in our Celebrate Recovery program, through which he ministers to people recovering from trauma, addictions, family issues, and many other spiritual needs. Tim was ordained into deacon ministry in 2015 and in 2017 accepted the call to pastoral ministry. He subsequently graduated from Saint James College and Seminary as a Certified Public Chaplain in 2017. Tim was ordained as a Pastor at EHBC in 2018 and currently serves as Pastoral Care Minister, assisting the Pastoral staff with administration duties and hospital/shut-in visitations and leads our Media/Production. 

    Here is my testimony from 2018 - Audio only - 

  • Kim Freeman  - Children's Ministry Director


    Kim is no stranger to EHBC. For the past 30 years Kim has attended and served in many positions alongside her husband Tim. They have three children and one grandson. Kim has served in the nursery, taught The Toddler Sunday School class with her husband Tim for many years, worked in Cubbies, served on the nursery team, children’s team, directed VBS, the annual fall festival. In youth she has served as the youth trip coordinator, special events coordinator, on the Youth leadership team and has worked directly with our youth for the past 15 years. Kim graduated from Georgia Southern University where she majored in Early Childhood Education and Child Development. She is so excited to serve as the Children’s Interim and looks forward to seeing the precious children of EHBC GROW with God. James 1:17 Every good and perfect gift comes from above. 

    Matthew 19:14 But Jesus said, Let the little children come to me!

  • Tracey Radney - Administrative Assistant


    Tracey began her service as Church Secretary at EHBC in March of 2006. She was born & raised in Wisconsin, saved at an early age, and has had the joy of seeing God move in many churches in Wisconsin, North Carolina, and Georgia, before God called her to unite with EHBC, where she is excited to see God working. Tracey is a graduate of Guido Bible College and leads the JESUS ROCKS Ministry, a community outreach mission. Tracey and her husband, Lee, have three sons, one daughter, and six grandchildren who bring her great joy.

  • Christina Rountree — Children’s Intern

    My name is Christina Rountree. I was born and raised right here in Statesboro, GA. I grew up in Eastern Heights Baptist church helping my mom and dad in the children’s ministry. I am currently enrolled at Georgia Southern University earning my bachelors in Human Development and Family Science with a concentration in Birth-kindergarten to become a certified teacher. My dream to become a Pre-K or Kindergarten teacher. I enjoy planning and preparing for the children’s ministry as well as engaging with children to teach and show them the love of God.