EXECUTIVE STAFF

BISHOP BLAINE & JULIE FAIRCLOTH
BISHOP BLAINE & JULIE FAIRCLOTHAdministrative Bishop | Women's Ministries & Discipleship Director

Blaine & Julie Faircloth

Adminstrative Bishop | Women’s Ministries & Discipleship Director

Blaine and Julie met at Lee University in Cleveland, Tennessee. They jumped right into ministry after their wedding in 1981. Among the many things that Blaine and Julie take the greatest pride in, are their two adult children, one son-in-love, one daughter-in-love and their very wonderful 12 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. They enjoy traveling and fun adventures like, horse back riding, zip lining, Cave tubing, and snorkeling in Caribbean waters.

Blaine and Julie are passion driven leaders, enthusiastic about developing emotionally healthy spirituality in leaders and churches.

They have dually served as the District Overseer of the Battle Creek District and Lead Pastors of Dexter Lake COG for the last 11 years. Prior to this current appointment, they pastored the Riverview Church in Michigan for 14 years, the Thonotosassa Church for 4 years and South Dade Church, which they planted, for 6 years. They are honored to be Administrative Bishop and First Lady of the Midlands Region.

Ethan Jacobs
Ethan JacobsYouth & Discipleship Director

Youth & Discipleship Director | Ethan Jacobs

Reverend Stuart Ethan Jacobs is a credentialed minister in the Church of God and currently serves as the Youth and Discipleship Director for the Midlands region. Prior to moving to the Midlands Region, he sang professionally and was a show host and performer in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. After getting married, he served as the Student Pastor for City of Hope Worship Center, and Conway Church of God.

Born in Columbia, South Carolina, and raised in Conway, South Carolina, he is the son to Bishop Stuart Jacobs, and Diana Jacobs. He has three younger sisters, Megan, Reagan, and Kaydan, and three younger brothers-in-law. He married McKayla Lee Jacobs on October 21, 2017. He is currently finishing his Bachelors degree at Lee University in Pastoral Ministries.

Ethan enjoys spending time with family, hunting, fishing, golfing, singing, and playing music.

Girls Ministries Coordinator | McKayla Jacobs

McKayla Parker Jacobs is currently serving as the Girls Ministries Coordinator for the Church of God in the Midlands Region. She has been serving in ministry with her husband since 2018.

McKayla is a 2017 graduate of Francis Marion University where she holds a Bachelors Degree in English Liberal arts with a concentration in Creative Writing. She has written for numerous Magazines, Newsletters, and News Media outlets. Upon Graduation, she moved to the state capitol in Columbia where she wrote for the top newspaper in South Carolina. Prior to moving to the Midlands Region, she wrote for My Horry News, in Conway, South Carolina.

Born in Florence, South Carolina, McKayla is the daughter of Kent and Regina Parker. She has a twin brother, Jacob, and two younger brothers, McKinley and Eli. She loves spending time with her family, shopping for makeup, and home décor and reading.

McKayla Jacobs
McKayla JacobsGirls Ministries Coordinator