Director of Youth & Christian Education

Jane Neal

Bible teaching is at the heart of the ministries that Jane Neal has been involved in over the past forty-three years. Serving with BCM International, she first served in the Finger Lakes area of New York state, then continued ministry with BCM in England for fourteen years. Returning to the states in 1993, Jane served as a youth director for many years, then taught Bible and English at Marion Christian Academy. In 2012, she was called by Marion Alliance Church to serve as Director of Christian Education and Youth Ministries. Jane enjoys hiking, riding horses, reading, and the company of young people. Her passion is grounding young people, children, and adults with biblical knowledge, understanding, and application of God’s Word in their daily lives.



Kurt Wright

Kurt also serves on the Worship Team and Missions Committee. He first started attending MAC in January 2009. He has been involved in two other C&MA Churches before, serving as an Elder: Charlotte, NC [1980-1984] and Cecil, PA [1991-1998]. He is an alumnus of UNC-Charlotte (BS Civil Engineering 1977) and is the President of an engineering company which he founded in 2002, SDG Engineering, Inc. Kurt and his wife Stephanie have been married for 40 years, have ten children and twelve grandchildren. They enjoy their 40 acre home place in Rutherford County and spending time with their children and grandchildren.


David Walters

Dave Walters grew up in Fernandina Beach, Florida, graduated from Montreat-Anderson College and Florida State University, served in the U.S. Army for 22 years, and served in many capacities at Montreat College over a 24 year period. Dave and Jamie have been married for over 48 years and reside on their farm in Marion, NC. Dave teaches the Adult Sunday School class and serves as Elder at the church. They love seeing the beauty of God’s creation and enjoy experiencing other cultures as they frequently travel internationally. They have two adult sons, two daughters-in-love, four grandchildren, and a dog named Bella.