Rev. Dennis Foust, Ph.D.

Dennis Foust became Senior Minister of St. John’s in August, 2011. He has served congregations, as both a pastor and an associate pastor, in Birmingham, AL; Atlanta, GA; Chattanooga, TN; San Antonio, TX; and Louisville, KY. Dennis’ family lineage traces through Alamance County, North Carolina, dating to the early 1700s....

Rev. Martha Dixon Kearse, DMin

Martha Dixon Kearse became a minister in the life of St. John’s in 2001 as the Minister to Children and Family Life and was installed as Associate Minister in February, 2012. She has been a member at St. John’s since 1989. Martha worked for St. John’s as an assistant to...

Rev. Lee Gray

Lee is a native Charlottean and grew up in Providence Baptist Church. In 1993, he received his BA in Religion & Philosophy at Campbell University. In 1998, he received his Masters of Divinity from the Baptist Theological Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. During seminary, Lee served as summer intern at both...

Rev. Allison Benfield

Allison Benfield has been the Minister to Children and Their Families for St. John’s since June of 2013. She serves St. John’s by assuring we offer the best possible opportunities for children and their families to grow spiritually through things like Children’s Sunday School Ministry, Worship Education, our curriculum focused...

James Kevin Gray

Kevin Gray became Minister for Worship and Music at St. John’s in September of 2014. Prior to serving St. John’s, he has served in this same role with St. Luke’s United Methodist Church of Lancaster, South Carolina; Trinity United Methodist Church of York, South Carolina; and River Hills Community Church...

Noel Lance

Noel is a Native of Florence, SC and became a Charlotte resident in 2003. In 1999, Noel received his Bachelor of Music Education from Anderson University in Anderson, SC. Shortly after, he attended Converse College in Spartanburg, SC to begin graduate work in Music Education. While at Converse, he held...

 

Support Staff

Church Accountant: Elaine Johnsonejohnson@sjcharlotte.org

Administrative Assistant: Jacquelyn McAbeejmcabee@sjcharlotte.org

Weekday School Director: Lydia Olmstedweekdayschool@sjcharlotte.org

Church Administrator: Sandra Rogerssrogers@sjcharlotte.org