Meet Our Staff

Dr. Dan Jividen
Dr. Dan R. Jividen has been serving as Pastor at Immanuel since March 1, 2000. Before coming to Immanuel, he served almost eight years in his first pastorate at Saltville Baptist Church in Saltville, Virginia. Prior to his call to the pastorate, he served as Director of Baptist Student Union at (then) Concord College in Athens, West Virginia; as (Interim) Youth Pastor at Grandview Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee; and as (Seminary Intern) Youth Pastor at Milton Baptist Church in Milton, West Virginia. Dan’s first staff position was as Associate Pastor to Youth at First Baptist Church in Ceredo, West Virginia in 1980.
Dan has been happily married to Sharon Heffinger Jividen since 1990. He holds the D.Min. degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, Virginia; the M.Div. from The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky; and an A.B. from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.
Rev. Kyle Neal
Kyle began serving as the full-time Associate/Youth Pastor at Immanuel on January, 2013 after being on staff as an intern since October, 2011. He holds his Master of Divinity degree from Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary in Lynchburg, VA and a B.A. in Christian Studies from Bluefield College in Bluefield, VA. He is married to Kristin, and they have two full-time blessings of God – Clare and Brady.
Linda Wyatt
Linda Wyatt, Administrative Assistant, is a native of McDowell County and a graduate of Gary High School. Linda and her husband Dennis moved to Princeton in 1972. They have one daughter, two granddaughters and two great grandsons. Linda became a part of the fellowship of Immanuel Baptist Church in April, 1974. She has served several years as both teacher and assistant teacher in the Preschool Department. Retired from a career in Banking in 2009, she joined the staff of Immanuel June 1, 2011. Her hobbies include reading and photography.