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Church Staff | Walnut Creek Baptist Church
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Our Church Staff

Denny Adkinson

Denny Adkinson


Denny grew up in Spanaway, WA, and served in the Air Force for ten years as an Air Traffic Controller from 2006-2016. He and his wife Hannah have been married for 11 years and have three boys. Denny, Hannah, and their family moved to Erie in 2016, where Denny also works as an Air Traffic Controller. Since 2016, they have been attending Walnut Creek, serving in various roles. In 2018, Denny was called into ministry and graduated from Veritas Baptist College in 2021 and 2023 with a Bachelor of Ministry in Pastoral Studies and Master of Ministry respectively. In June 2023, Denny was voted in as the pastor of Walnut Creek and has been serving since.

Mallory Spiker

Mallory Spiker

Administrative Assistant

Mallory grew up in Grove City, PA and graduated from Slippery Rock University with a dual degree in Elementary and Special Education.  She and her husband Nathan were married in 2006.  They moved to Erie for Nathan’s job in 2011.  Nathan, Mallory, and their two kids have been members of WCBC since 2015. In 2018, Nathan and Mallory became co-leaders of our I.M.P.A.C.T. Youth group.  In September 2020, Mallory began her job as the Administrative Assistant.  Her primary roles include teen/young adult leadership and planning, special event planning, outreach, and being ready to help in any area.

Barb Junkin

Barb Junkin

Hospitality & Facilities Director

Barb Junkin has been at Walnut Creek Baptist for over 45 years.  She was married to her husband Dan for 43 years until his passing in 2015.  After graduation from high school, Barb worked in various food service jobs, then took online classes in nutrition and food service from Auburn University.  She has worked at WCBC for 21 years under Pastor Ayers.  Her jobs include cleaning the church, and food preparation for any church events.  Barb also loves children and serves as a helper in Jr. Church and AWANA Cubbies.

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Walnut Creek Baptist Church

6015 W Ridge Rd

Erie, PA 16506


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At Walnut Creek, we desire to grow spiritually mature disciples. We believe that the Bible has the power to transform lives. Every message that is preached is posted online so we can grow together and share with others. 
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