Meet The Team – Executive Team


To learn more about our other ministry staff, please visit the Church-wide ministriesMatthews campus and SouthPark campus sections. To learn about our Elder Board, click here.


Jim Kallam
Senior Pastor

Jim joined the staff of Church at Charlotte in 1976. He has been Senior Pastor since February 1982 and is the primary teacher and visionary for the ministry. Jim and his wife Suzi have three married daughters and eight grandchildren.
Contact Jim


R.J. Caswell
Senior Executive Pastor

R.J. joined the staff of Church of Charlotte in August 2009 and was named a senior pastor in 2014. He and his wife Rebecca have four children.
Contact RJ

Meet The Team – Church Wide


To learn more about our other ministry staff, please visit the Matthews campus and SouthPark campus sections.

Leif Anderson
Multisite Operations Specialist

Leif Anderson and his wife Erin have attended Church at Charlotte since 2009. Leif transitioned to his current role in 2017 as the church continued to grow. Leif and Erin have two boys.
Contact Leif


Maggie Blank
Communications Specialist

Maggie Blank began working at Church at Charlotte in 2017. She has a background in fine art and video production.
Contact Maggie


Cathy Costa
TOT Time Assistant

Cathy Costa has worked as the TOT Time Assistant since 2008. She and her husband began attending Church at Charlotte in 2007.
Contact Cathy

Miguel Ferrer
Facilities Assistant

Miguel Ferrer joined the staff at Church at Charlotte in 2015. He and his wife Emily have attended the church since 2010. They have one daughter.
Contact Miguel


Carrie Givens
Communications Manager

Carrie Givens joined the staff at Church at Charlotte in April 2014 when she moved to Charlotte. She is a writer and editor and has worked in Communications for almost ten years.
Contact Carrie


Andrea Howell
Outreach Coordinator

Andrea Howell began working at Church at Charlotte in 2016. She and her family transplanted to the South from the West Coast in 2014. Andrea and her husband Jeff have three children.
Contact Andrea

Diana Lee
Receptionist

Diana Lee started working for the church as an audio tech for Women’s Ministry in 2012 before transitioning into her role as receptionist in 2014. She and her husband Kevin have three children.
Contact Diana


Karen Miller
Facilities & Office Manager

Karen Miller and her family began attending Church at Charlotte in 1992, and she started working at the church that same year. Karen has two grown daughters and two grandsons.
Contact Karen


Tammy Medders
Outreach Director

Tammy Medders joined the staff as Outreach Director in December 2014. She was the Director of Children’s Ministry before her family followed God’s call to Ethiopia for two years.
Contact Tammy

Shelly Olivares
Outreach Ministry Assistant

Shelly Olivares began working for Church at Charlotte in 2016 and transitioned to her current role in 2017. She has a background in sports broadcasting.
Contact Shelly


Cindy Phillips
Receptionist

Cindy Phillips joined the staff of Church at Charlotte in January 2014. She and her husband Jim have attended the church since 2004.
Contact Cindy


Kristen Pittman
Communications Assistant

Kristen Pittman joined the staff in her current role in 2015. She and her husband Bill began attending the church in 2008. They have two daughters.
Contact Kristen

Anthea Rensburg
Finance Specialist

Anthea Rensburg began working at Church at Charlotte in 2012. She hails from South Africa, and she and her husband Marc have one daughter.
Contact Anthea


Ken Schmidt
Campus Pastor – Ballantyne

Ken joined the Church at Charlotte staff in October 2011. He served as SouthPark Campus Pastor before transitioning to launch our new Ballantyne campus. Ken and his wife Kim have four children.
Contact Ken


Kristy Swartz
Finance & Operations Director

Kristy joined our staff in 2012 after serving in churches for eight years both locally and in Tennessee. Kristy has two children, boy/girl twins.
Contact Kristy

Danny Steier
IT Manager

Danny Steier began working at Church at Charlotte in 2013. He holds a B.A. in Management Information Systems from Bloomsburg University. Danny and his wife Susan have five children.
Contact Danny


Patti Wiley
TOT Time Director

Patti is the director of TOT Time, our weekday preschool. She joined the staff of Church at Charlotte in 1995 after spending several years in the classroom. She and her husband Walt have attended Church at Charlotte since 1994.
Contact Patti


 

Meet The Team – SouthPark


To learn more about our other ministry staff, please visit the Matthews campus and Church Wide ministries sections.

Jeff Alexander
Congregational Care Pastor – SouthPark

Jeff and his wife Nancy have been a members of Church at Charlotte since 1976. Jeff joined the staff in March of 2013 and transitioned to his current role in 2015.
Contact Jeff

Kala BonDurant
Elementary Coordinator – SouthPark

Contact Kala

Lolly Bowers
Nursery Coordinator – SouthPark

Lolly Bowers and her family began attending attending Church at Charlotte in about 2003. She transitioned to her current role as Nursery Coordinator in 2015.
Contact Lolly

Tim Briggs
Community Groups Pastor – SouthPark

Tim joined the staff in May 2013 and transitioned to the role of Community Groups Pastor in 2017. He and his wife, Jenni, have been members of CAC since 2009. They have three boys.
Contact Tim

Tim Cox
Adult Ministries Pastor – SouthPark

Tim joined the staff as Family Life Pastor in 2009. He transitioned to his role of Adult Ministries pastor in 2017. He and his wife Diane have five adult children.
Contact Tim

Kevin David
Worship and Technology Pastor

Kevin joined the staff of Church at Charlotte in June of 2012 as Worship Pastor and transitioned to his current role in 2017. Kevin and his wife Julie have three daughters.
Contact Kevin

Nikki Dunham
Women’s Small Group Facilitator – SouthPark

Nikki Dunham and her husband Seth came to Church at Charlotte in 2015. She began working with Women’s Ministry in 2016.
Contact Nikki

Seth Dunham
Student Ministries Pastor – SouthPark

Seth Dunham joined the Church at Charlotte staff in 2015 as Student Ministries Pastor. He and his wife Nikki came from a church in Boulder, CO.
Contact Seth

Stewart Fenters
Worship Pastor – SouthPark

Stewart joined Church at Charlotte’s Worship Ministry staff in July 2013. He and his wife Ashley have one son.
Contact Stewart

Heather Griffith
Children’s Ministry Assistant – SouthPark

Heather joined the SouthPark campus staff in 2017. She and her husband Reed have attended CAC since 2009. They have two daughters.
Contact Heather

Brian Johnson
Campus Pastor – SouthPark

Brian and his wife Cheryl began attending Church at Charlotte in 2003. He served as an elder at Church at Charlotte and worked for the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association before joining the Church at Charlotte staff in 2017.
Contact Brian

Chuck Kleven
Children’s Ministry Technical Producer – SouthPark

Contact Chuck

Zoë Knight
High School Specialist – SouthPark

Zoë Knight joined the Church at Charlotte staff in 2017. She holds a B.A. in English with a minor in Education from Covenant College.
Contact Zoë

Jenny Luttrell
Children’s Ministry Worship Coordinator – SouthPark

Contact Jenny

Melissa Myers
Women’s Ministry Director – SouthPark

Melissa was very involved in Women’s Ministry as a member of the church before joining the staff as Director of Women’s Ministries in March 2000. She and her husband Pat have one son.

Contact Melissa

Rachel Nelson
Children’s Ministry Director – SouthPark

Rachel joined Church at Charlotte’s staff as Elementary Coordinator in 2006 and stepped into her current position in early 2013. She and her husband Lance have four children and a daughter-in-law.
Contact Rachel

Graylynn Rodrigues

Childcare Coordinator – SouthPark

Graylynn Rodrigues grew up at Church at Charlotte and joined the staff as the Childcare Coordinator in 2015. She and her husband Manny have two boys.

Contact Graylynn

Nic Schrieber
Middle School Pastor – SouthPark

Nic Schrieber joined the Church at Charlotte staff in 2016 after serving in youth ministry in other churches. He and his wife Laura have four children.

Contact Nic

Linda Sittema
Women’s Small Group Facilitator – SouthPark

Linda Sittema joined the Church at Charlotte staff in 2013. She and her family have attended CAC since 2006.
Contact Linda

Alexia Uecker

Student Ministry Assistant/Middle School Specialist – SouthPark

In 2009 Alexia joined the staff and served in various positions in Children’s Ministry before beginning her current role in January 2014. She and her husband Josh have three children.

Contact Alexia

Kendra Witner
Women’s Bible Study Coordinator – SouthPark

Kendra Witner began attending Church at Charlotte in 1995 and started working with the church in 2005. She and her husband have two adult daughters.

Contact Kendra

Katy Wiggins
Campus Life Ministry Assistant – SouthPark

Katy Wiggins began attending Church at Charlotte in November 1996. She has worked as an assistant and director in various ministries on and off since 1999 before she rejoined the staff in 2016 as a ministry assistant.
Contact Katy

 
 

Meet The Team – Matthews


To learn more about our other ministry staff, please visit the SouthPark
campus
and Church Wide ministries sections.

Daniel Bryant
Worship Leader – Matthews

Daniel Bryant joined the staff in March 2017 as the Matthews Campus Worship Leader. He has served in youth and camping ministry over the years.
Contact Daniel

Dylan Cain
Campus Intern – Matthews

Dylan and his wife Molly began attending Church at Charlotte in September 2016. Dylan is a student at Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary.
Contact Dylan

Ryan Falls
Campus Pastor – Matthews

Ryan joined the staff in June 2011 as High School Pastor and transitioned to the role of Campus Pastor – Matthews in 2015. He and his wife Liz have one daughter.
Contact Ryan

Travis Janousek
Family Ministry Pastor – Matthews

Travis joined the staff in October 2016 as the Family Ministry Pastor at the Matthews campus. Travis is married to Kate.
Contact Travis

Tracy Polly
Ministry Assistant – Matthews

Tracy Polly and her husband Jon began attending Church at Charlotte in 2005 and became members in 2008. She began her current position as Matthews Campus Ministry Assistant in 2016.
Contact Tracy

 

Meet The Team – Elders


Church at Charlotte’s Elder Board is elected by the church’s members and advises the church leadership. Contact the Elder Board.

To learn more about our other ministry staff, please visit the Church Wide ministriesMatthews campus, and SouthPark
campus
 sections.

Alan Banks

Alan and his wife Lynn have attended Church at Charlotte since 2006. Alan has been involved in our Outreach ministry and ministry to adults at the SouthPark campus. 

Chris Boone
Chris and his wife Linda have attended Church at Charlotte since 1999. Chris has been involved in ministry to men and in Children’s Ministry at the SouthPark campus.

Rennie Faulkner
Rennie and his wife Mary Ruth have attended Church at Charlotte since 2007. They’ve served in Outreach, Children’s Ministry, and in various roles at the Matthews campus.

Michael Juby

Michael and his wife Anna have attended Church at Charlotte since 2008. Michael has served in ministry to adults at the SouthPark campus.

Jim Kallam

Jim has been Senior Pastor since February 1982 and is the primary teacher and visionary for the ministry. Jim and his wife Suzi have three married daughters and eight grandchildren.

Jack Knight

Jack and his wife Elizabeth have attended Church at Charlotte since 2008. He has been involved in local Outreach ministry and ministry to men at the SouthPark campus.

Randy Leander

Randy and his wife Elaine have attended Church at Charlotte since 1992. Randy has served in Outreach ministry and Student ministries at the SouthPark campus.

David Silander

David and his wife Julie have been part of Church at Charlotte since 1994. David has served in our ServeGlobal ministry and Children’s ministry at the SouthPark campus.

Todd Woolery

Todd and his wife Rebecca have attended Church at Charlotte since 2009. They have served in Children’s Ministry, as hosts, and as Matthews campus Community Group leaders.

Get in Touch


We always love to hear from our community. Feel free to visit us this Sunday or contact us using the information below.

Phone704.364.5913

Emailinfo@churchatcharlotte.org

Matthews Campus


Service TimesSunday – 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Address855 Sam Newell Rd. Suite 100
Matthews, NC 28105


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SouthPark Campus


Service TimesSaturday – 5:15 p.m. | Sunday – 9:30 & 11:00 a.m.

Address2500 Carmel Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28226

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