CHRIST CHURCH STAFF
Michael joined Christ Church as the Senior Pastor in September 2015. He is passionate about teaching the Bible faithfully, worshipping Jesus wholeheartedly, and sharing the love and truth of Jesus joyfully. Before coming to Christ Church he worked as the Associate Rector at Church of the Epiphany in Herndon, VA. He has also worked as a parish deacon, as a youth pastor, and as a teaching pro at a tennis academy. Michael is a graduate of Eastern University (BA in Youth Ministries) and Reformed Episcopal Seminary (M.Div.), and he is currently pursuing a doctorate from Trinity School for Ministry. He is married to Tracy and they have two young children: Lydia and Caleb. Michael enjoys good coffee, tennis, reading, and spending time with his family.
Director of Children's Ministry
Julia joined the Christ Church staff in 2017 as the Director of Children’s Ministry. She leads the critically important ministry to children and their families. She is a graduate of Cedarville University in Ohio where she received a BA in Elementary Education. She spent several years teaching in various school settings (International, Christian, and public). Prior to coming to SC, she was the Director of Children’s ministry in a large church in Northern, MI. Julia loves children and families and it is her heartfelt desire and calling to serve Christ by actively reaching out to children and families to help them develop a life-long relationship with Jesus. Verses that sum up the Lord’s calling on her life are: ”We will tell the next generation the praiseworthy deeds of the Lord....Then they would put their trust in God and would not forget his deeds but would keep his commands” (Psalm 78:4-7). She is married to Joshua, and mother to Abigael and Brayden.
Hannah joined the staff in 2016. She is a South Carolina native, born and raised in Pawley's Island where she currently resides. She is mother to Elizabeth and Brian.
Worship Arts Director / Youth Pastor
Joshua joined the staff at Christ Church in 2017. He leads and coordinates musical worship and creative expressions of worship at Christ Church, and he also heads ministry to teens and their families. He is a singer-songwriter, family man, amateur food aficionado and above all else a grateful son of the living God. He is husband to Julia and a father to Abigael and Brayden. He loves fun and adventure such as traveling, camping, hunting, fishing and athletics (basketball, golf, tennis and more), and he has journeyed across 47 states and 10 countries in music ministry. He has a degree in Church Music from Cedarville University and many years of worship arts experience. He has a passion to help Christ Church experience God's presence and express wholehearted worship. Joshua is excited to work with the youth to develop a loving relationship with Jesus Christ. Soli Deo Gloria!
Director of Special Projects
Jeff is our volunteer multi-tasking ninja who handles a wide variety of essential tasks at Christ Church. He joined the team in 2009 and he manages the facilities and generally helps make sure things run smoothly. Jeff received a B.S. in Psychology from Park University in 1981. For 35 years he managed air traffic facilities around the country, including, Chicago O’Hare Approach, Minneapolis Tower, and Cleveland tower. He has been married for over 40 years to his wife, Pat. They have one daughter Holly, a son-in-law Micah, and 7 grandchildren.
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