Ministers & Staff

Ryan Helton

Associate Minister

Ryan Helton came to us from Rockmart, Georgia where he worked for a short time with the Rockmart Church of Christ. Ryan and his wife came to Alvaton in December of 2009. They have three daughters, Elsie, Ruby and Willow.

Ryan studied Bible at Harding University and has degree in Civil Engineering from Murray State University. Ryan's passion for ministry began as a teen growing up in his home congregation's youth ministry. During his college years, he interned there and worked two summers as the director of a children's summer school in Crossville, Tennessee.  He is now studying at Harding's School of Theology online to work towards a masters of arts degree in Christian Ministry.

Clark Fraser

Youth Minister
Clark and his wife, Heather, came to us after graduating from Harding University in May of 2017.

Melinda Helton

Melinda is our associate minister's wife.  She has been our secretary since August of 2016.  She has worked in administrative positions for 10+ years.  She graduated from Murray State University with a degree in Electronic Media and minor in Marketing which she uses as a freelance graphic designer, web designer and photographer in addition to being Alvaton's secretary.  Melinda is also our webmaster.