Our Ministry staff consists of:
Rev. Dr. J. Ben Sloan is our Senior Pastor. Dr. Sloan is originally from Columbia, has degrees from Clemson, Union Seminary VA and his doctorate from Columbia Seminary in Atlanta. He is married to Kay (a 6th grade teacher at CMS) and has three children Sarah Batson (lawyer- married to Ryan), Rebekah Gilliam (an 8th grade teacher at CMS- married to Jay), and John (a student at Clemson). Dr. Sloan preaches at least 3 Sundays a month, teaches a class and Bible study, visits and resources the Administration, Personnel, Finance, Fellowship, Long Range Planning, Nominating, and moderates the session.
Ben can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 345-5140 ext. 112.
Rev. Tracie Mayes Stewart joins us as Pastor for Pastoral Care and Christian Education. Tracie is married to Brian, associate pastor at First Presbyterian Greenville, and they have two children: Brian and William. Tracie has served PCUSA churches in Moore,SC; Mooresville, NC, Statesville, NC and Jackson TN. She has authored several books and articles, and has a heart for discipling others. Tracie’s email isTracies.email@example.com.
Rev. Bo Stalcup is our Parish Associate for evangelism and education. Bo is married to Sandy and has two grown children, Eric and Vicky (grandson Joshua). Bo has degrees from Memphis State and Columbia Seminary. He has served churches in Mexico, Texas and recently from Myrtle Beach. He works Sunday-Tuesday and his job consists of assisting with visitation, evangelism, worship, Merry Presbyterians and adult education. Bo can be reached at Bos.firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 119.
Our Youth Director is Megan McMillan. Megan is a graduate of PC (in Christian Education), and has worked at Camp Fellowship, Montreat Conference Center and recently as children and youth director at Westminster Presbyterian in Columbia. Megan brings energy, organization and commitment to our youth program. Her email email@example.com .
Jane Jermac is our Preschool Director and Children’s Ministry Director. Jane is married to Ken and has two grown children, Sara and John. Jane is also a deacon and resources the Christian Education and Preschool committees as well as oversees the nursery, children’s church, VBS, church retreat and even opens up the church. Jane can be reached at Janej.firstname.lastname@example.org or 345-1152.
Mandy McCathern is our Recreation Director. Mandy is married to Andy and has three children: Drew, Chase, and Blake. Mandy can be reached email@example.com.
Laura Mars is our Business Administrator. Laura is married to Troy and has two children, Bennett and Zander. Laura works 8:00- 2:30 M-F. Laura may be reached firstname.lastname@example.org or ext. 118.
Sherri Lindler is our Church Secretary. Sherri is married to Wayne and has a son named Caleb. Her office hours are 8:00-4:30 M-F. Sherri may be reached email@example.com or call 345-5140 ext 115.
Jeff Hadwin of Clean Castle is our contractor for cleaning. They work six days a week (2 hours on Sunday). Mr. and Mrs. Ringer have been our assigned janitors.
Walter Cuttino is our Music Director. Walter teaches voice at USC and is married to Simone. They have four children. Walter’s e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org .
Sara Beardsley is our Organist. Sara works at USC and is married to Ed.
Sara’s email is email@example.com .
Dr. Janet Roberts is our Children’s Choir Director. Janet teaches music in District Five Schools and lives in the Chapin area. Janet’s email is SopSinger@aol.com .
Lorrie Watkins is our summer Associate for Christian Education. Lorrie is an elder here; has taught confirmation class; She is married to Billy and has two children: Lizzie and Harrison. She is a former DCE at Purity Presbyterian Church in Chester, SC.
(Left to Right: Dr. Ben Sloan (Senior Pastor), Laura Mars (Business Adminsitrator); Lorrie Watkins (Associate DCE); Megan McMillan (Youth Director); Sherri Lindler (Administrative Assistant); Mandy McCathern (Recreation Director); Rev. tracie Stewart (Pastor of Pastoral Care and CE); Rev. Bo Stalcup (Parish Associate for Disciples and Evangelism).