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Nathan D. Cecil

Senior Pastor

Pastor Nathan was born and raised on the Peninsula. He grew up attending Immanuel Baptist Church in Newport News and graduated from Christopher Newport University. He received his M.Div. in Christian Ministry and his D.Min. in Applied Theology from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.

Prior to coming to Fox Hill Road Baptist Church, Nathan served as a Pastoral Intern at Clifton Baptist Church, Louisville, KY and Associate Pastor at Bacon’s Castle Baptist Church, Surry, VA.

Nathan and his wife Jancy live in Hampton and have four children: Calvin, Susanna, Bennett, and Jane.



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Will Cornett

Associate Pastor

Will was raised a few miles away from Hampton in Yorktown, Virginia. Most of his younger years were spent at Seaford Baptist Church. It was at Seaford Baptist that Jesus began a relationship with Will. After graduating from York High School, Will met his best friend and future wife Kim while they both attended Christopher Newport University. Will and Kim were married in 2011 and subsequently moved to Chesapeake, where he served as the Minister to Children at Great Bridge Baptist Church. After serving there for over three years Will and Kim relocated to Louisville, Kentucky so that Will could pursue a seminary degree. 
While in Lousiville, Will worked at UPS, and they attended Little Flock Baptist Church, followed by Highview Baptist Church. And shortly after his graduation he answered the call to become the Associate Pastor here at Fox Hill Road Baptist Church.
Will and Kim have two wonderful children Jaxon, who is 6, and Eliana (Ellie), who is 1.
Will holds a BA in Communications Studies from Christopher Newport University, and an MDiv in Great Commission Studies from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.


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Emily McDade

Administrative Assistant

Emily is our Administrative Assistant. Powered by good music, caffeine, and the grace of God, Emily has a passion for helping churches and ministries thrive.  In her spare time, she enjoys crafts, reading, and going to the beach. Winter is her least favorite season. She lives in Newport News with her husband and three hilarious children, Simeon, Elias, and Phylla.