Pastor Eddie began pastoring in June 1980, and in December 1981, he and his wife Pat officially birthed South Plains Church of Levelland, TX. Levelland is a community 30 miles west of Lubbock, TX. Pastor Eddie also hosts “The Winner’s Edge,” television ministry of South Plains Church.
Pastor Eddie teaches the un-compromised Word of God, teaching people who the are IN CHRIST, and that you can live in Victory today! Pastor Eddie makes the promises and principles of the Bible come alive to be used as a weapon to show forth the defeat of the enemy. South Plains Church is “A Great Place to Call Home,” so come and join Pastor Eddie and all the people at South Plains Church



The wife of Pastor Eddie Trice, is a mother of 3 children and 3 grandchildren. Ms. Pat oversees many crucial areas of ministry at South Plains Church. One such ministry is “Mommy Talk.” This is a connect group designed to lead, encourage, and uplift mothers with children still in the home. They fellowship, have Bible studies, and deal with normal everyday issues that moms face. Ms. Pat also oversees all Women’s Ministries in the church, along with the nursery. One of Ms. Pat’s favorite Women’s event every year is the Ladies Christmas Brunch, which began in 2001.

Ms. Pat along with Pastor Eddie would like everyone to feel at home at South Plains Church.


Steven Kappelman
Steven joined the team in November 2020 as the Associate Minster. Steven, his wife Jenny and two kids Kailyn and Kyle moved from Oklahoma were they previously served as Youth Pastors. 
Sharon Web


Sharon currently serves as Office Manager for South Plains Church. Having previously occupied the position, Sharon has returned to the staff as of January 2009. Before taking a position on staff, Sharon worked in the banking industry and has been on the worship and praise team for over 20 years. . 


Rachael and Rudy joined the team in July of 2021. She is the Children’s Minister and he is the Physical Plant Coordinator. They moved from Plainview, TX where she was the Executive Director of Children’s Ministry.

Justin Lucio

Justin Lucio joined our staff in March of 2017 as the Worship Director. He has been involved with music and worship teams for over 10 years.  Justin leads the worship team along with his wife Yvette.