People

People

Lead Pastor

Chip Anthony

In February of 2017 we unanimously called Chip Anthony to be the Lead Pastor for North Orange Baptist Church. Chip and his wife Halee married on June 12, 2004 and have 4 children, Brinley, Dillon “Dax,” Baylor and Killian “Dutch.” Chip has earned a Bachelor’s degree in Religion from Baylor University and a Master of Divinity degree from Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY. Chip comes to us from College Avenue Baptist Church in McGregor, Texas and has also served…
Custodian

Wanda George

Wanda has served as custodian at North Orange Baptist Church since February of 2006. Wanda is married and has 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She loves spending time with her grandchildren. Her hobbies include gardening, and she loves to pass on that love and knowledge of gardening to her grandkids.
Ministry Assistant

Trisha Swanson

Trisha was born and partly raised in Orange. She lived in Southwest Louisiana and Central Texas before returning to the Orange area in high school. She graduated from Orangefield High School and attended Lamar University where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education. She quickly decided that she didn’t want to teach and began working and volunteering in various administrative office areas. She joined the staff at NOBC in July 2011. She is an active member of…
Executive Pastor

Rusty Dollar

Rusty Dollar has been on staff at North Orange since July of 2013. Before joining our staff, Rusty served at Community Christian School in Orange, Texas for 5 years as a secondary teacher and guidance counselor. Prior to his time at Community, Rusty served 10 years in ministry as student minister in Louisiana and as associate pastor of youth and families in Tennessee. He received a B.A. in Religion with a minor in church music from East Texas Baptist University,…
Pastor of Music & Worship Arts

Brad Holmes

Brad came to us in September of 2010. He has been in ministry for over 25 years in churches in Texas, New Mexico, and Alabama. He is married to Karen Holmes, who teaches P.E. and coaches girls basketball at Little Cypress Elementary and High Schools in Orange. Their children are Abby, Kyle and his wife C.J. and grandsons Thomas and Mick, and Emily. Brad received music degrees from the University of North Texas. He has also completed several seminary extension…