About Us

WE ARE LEADING PEOPLE TO EXPERIENCE A GOD-FIRST LIFE

Celebration Church is a global, diverse, multisite church that was founded by Senior Pastors Stovall and Kerri Weems of Jacksonville, FL in 1998. Now, Celebration has expanded into multiple campuses and locations, including our Northern Ireland campus that was planted in 2010.

MEET OUR PASTORS

Pastor Stovall Weems

Senior Pastor

Stovall Weems is the founder and Senior pastor of Celebration Church in Jacksonville, FL. Celebration is a global, diverse, growing multisite church, with more than twelve thousand people in weekly attendance. As a pastor, teacher, writer and conference speaker, his ministry focuses on building the local church, reaching people with the gospel, and developing passionate followers of Christ. Stovall and his wife, Kerri, have three children, Kaylan, Stovie, and Annabelle.

Pastor Kerri Weems

Stovall’s wife, Kerri, is passionate about leading the women of Celebration at a local and international level. In addition to being a gifted writer, teacher and conference speaker, she produces and hosts Celebration Church’s annual women’s conference, Shine. Every year, the conference reaches thousands of women from the greater Jacksonville area, throughout the United States and from around the world.Kerri leads Celebration Sisterhood, which exists to empower women to be compassionate, courageous, and free. Sisterhood places value on womanhood at every stage of life. Through weekly Bible studies, monthly Sisterhood meetings and teachings on Kerri’s blog, Sisterhood reaches across the scope of Celebration’s multiple campuses.

Pastor Clayton Baird

Lead Pastor

Clayton Baird and his wife Bethany are the Lead Pastors of Celebration Church Northern Ireland. They have served on staff at Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida, USA for over five years under the leadership of Senior Pastors Stovall and Kerri Weems. Clayton has over 11 years of full-time vocational ministry experience. He has served in a variety of positions throughout his ministry journey, including those of worship pastor, youth pastor, and young adult pastor. Clayton graduated from Hillsong International Leadership College in Sydney, Australia in 2006. Both Clayton and Bethany love working with people, growing teams, building the Church, and training a generation of believers to fulfill their God-given purpose. Their mission for Celebration Church Northern Ireland is to “lead people to experience a God-first life”! Clayton and his wife Bethany have one son—Jude.

Pastor Bethany Baird

Lead Pastor

Bethany Baird and her husband Clayton are the Lead Pastors of Celebration Church Northern Ireland. They have served on staff at Celebration Church in Jacksonville, Florida, USA for over five years under the leadership of Senior Pastors Stovall and Kerri Weems. Bethany loves to see women find purpose, meaning, and spiritual growth in the local church and leads CCNI’s Sisterhood. She graduated from the University of North Florida with a master’s degree in English and is a gifted writer, editor, and university-level English instructor. Clayton and Bethany love working with people, growing teams, building the Church, and training a generation of believers to fulfill their God-given purpose. Their mission for Celebration Northern Ireland is to “lead people to experience a God-first life”! Bethany and Clayton have one son—Jude.