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White Oak Hill names interim youth, music pastor

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BAILEY — White Oak Hill Free Will Baptist Church has named Joshua Rager as interim youth and music pastor.

Rager and his wife Amanda have two children, 7-year-old Cadence and 4-year-old Judah.

“We are excited and privileged to serve White Oak Hill Church and eager to be a part of what God is doing in Bailey, North Carolina,” Joshua Rager said in a church news release.

Rager is originally from Michigan and his wife is from Virginia. They both graduated from Southeastern Free Will Baptist College in Wendell.

Joshua Rager served as associate pastor at Shady Grove Free Will Baptist in Durham for a year before a five-year stint at Union Chapel FWB in Chocowinity and two years as the maintenance manager at his alma mater.

White Oak Hill is located at 3967 W. Hornes Church Road northeast of Bailey. The Rev. Hal Jones is the congregation’s pastor.

From staff reports