Rev. Steve Byers
Associate Pastor, Music & Worship
Rev. Steve Byers is a native of Buena Vista, Virginia, and has been on staff at Trinity since January 2008, after serving 10 years at the First Baptist Church of Asheboro, NC. He was ordained into the gospel ministry in 1990 at Bethel Baptist Church, Salem, Virginia.
Steve graduated cum laude from James Madison University where he received his Bachelor of Music Education in Instrumental Music and with a minor in Voice. While in college, he played in the marching band, symphony, concert band as well as other instrumental and vocal ensembles. He had the distinction of playing in the All-American Marching Band in 1994. He served as Music Director at his home church in Buena Vista for 3 years while in college.
Rev. Byers received his Masters in Church Music degree from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary where he pursued vocal and choral music concentrations. For nearly 25 years, Steve has served in music and youth ministries in churches throughout Kentucky, Virginia, and North Carolina. He has been active in Virginia and North Carolina Baptist life, singing and playing in the NC Baptist Singers and Orchestra as well as completing the Young Leaders Program of The Center for Congregational Health in 2000. Steve has sung in a men’s quartet, traveled to Brazil, Peru, Chicago, Miami, TN, AL & KY in music missions and has served as a special guest musician at conferences, revivals and community events. In 2013, the Trinity Sanctuary Choir performed with area choirs at Carnegie Hall in New York City.
Rev. Byers is married to his wife, Amy, whom he married in 1991. She is a Music Specialist in the Wake County Schools and has taught in Randolph and Stanly counties. The Byers have one daughter, Hannah, who was born in South Korea.
Steve enjoys spending time with his family, swimming, tennis, volleyball, playing the French horn, musical drama and computer technology.