Rev. Allison Benfield

Allison Benfield serves as the Minister for Spiritual Growth. She previously served St. John’s as Minister to Children and Their Families from June 2013-October 2019. In her ministry at St....

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Mallory Brown

Mallory began her work here at St. John’s in September of 2018 after years of working ministry roles at various churches in Cleveland County and Mecklenburg County. She is a...

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Rev. Nate Dove

Nate is the newbie on staff at St. John’s where he serves the congregation as the Minister with Youth and Young Adults. He considers both ministries to be paramount to...

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Rev. Dennis Foust, Ph.D.

Dennis Foust became Senior Minister of St. John’s in August, 2011. He has served congregations in Birmingham, AL; Atlanta, GA; Chattanooga, TN; San Antonio, TX; and Louisville, KY. Dennis’ pastoral...

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James Kevin Gray

Kevin Gray became Minister for Worship and Arts 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...

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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...

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Derek Henson

Derek Henson joined the administrative staff of St. John’s in February of 2020. Prior to coming to St. John’s he served as an associate pastor of administration in New England....

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J 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...

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Jacquelyn McAbee

Jacquelyn McAbee became our Church Administrator in 2018 after three years as the Administrative assistant. Jacquelyn coordinates matters related to finance, facilities, contracts, and calendar items, relating to the ministry...

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Lydia Garza Olmsted

Lydia became the Weekday School Director in 2007 and is responsible for six classrooms serving infants through TK children. Lydia manages 9 WDS teachers and believes in promoting educational and...

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Support Staff

Custodians: Chris Mullis, Debora Thon