Meet our Pastors & Staff

David Mitchell

Senior Pastor

Pastor David has been the Senior Pastor at Mount Carmel since September of 2009. He and his wife Theresa have 4 children and 5 grandchildren.

Doug Fulton

Executive Pastor

Doug Fulton was born and raised in South Florida.  He gave his life to Christ as a high school student later felt a call to commit his life to serving in full-time ministry.  Doug is married to Kelli and is the proud father of David, Lindsay and Jordan.  Doug is a graduate of Palm Beach Atlantic University and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  Outside of faith and family Doug enjoys sports and fast cars.

Mark Parsley

Student Pastor

Mark has been the Student Pastor at Mount Carmel since June of 2019.  He and his wife Leah have 3 boys.  Mark's passion is discipling students to become more like Christ.

John Vaughn

Associate Student Pastor

John came on staff in January of 2022 to assist our Student Pastor by focusing his attention on our Junior High Students. John and his wife Kristan have two children.

Nick Roberts

Interim Children's Pastor

Nick is married to Jennifer Roberts. They have four daughters and two grandsons. Nick surrendered to full-time ministry in 2022. He works with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and as our Interim Children's Pastor. 

Becky Cossey

Senior Executive Ministry Assistant

Becky is married to Rodney Cossey.  They have 2 grown children, and a grandchild due soon.  Becky has been the Pastor's Assistant at Mount Carmel since 2004.  She enjoys spending time with her family and going to the beach whenever she can.

Lyndsay Risley

Communications Director/Event Coordinator

Lyndsay is married to her husband Michael, and they have two children, Charlie and Bracy.  Lyndsay loves spending time with her family and seeing her children learn and grow, traveling with her family and being crafty when time allows.  Lyndsay has been on staff at Mount Carmel since early 2016.  

Thea Hughes


Thea has been the Administrator at Mount Carmel since 2015.  She and her husband Joe have lived in Cabot for over 30 years.  They have two children and three grandchildren.  Thea and Joe also teach 4th grade Sunday School, and enjoy seeing the kids learn more about God and grow in their faith.

Kelly Sorrell

Executive Financial Assistant

Kelly has been on staff at Mount Carmel since March of 2013.  She has three grown children.  Kelly loves the beach and enjoying time outdoors.  She has been involved in Women's Ministry and Children's Ministry for over 20 years, and is passionate about God's Word and helping others come to love God's Word too.

Donna McDaniel


Donna joined our staff in early 2023. She has four grown children, three bonus children, and three grandchildren. She is expecting another grandchild later this year. Donna loves the Lord and strives to serve Him in everything she does.