You may contact any of these individuals through the church office at 704-225-0161 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rev. Adam T. Mumpower, Senior Pastor
Rev. Darol Timberlake, Assistant Pastor
Darol grew up in New Orleans, LA. He has a Bachelor in Mathematics from Rhodes College, a Master in Applied Mathematics from Clemson University, and a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) in Charlotte. Currently, Darol works full-time for a Fortune 500 Company in an IT role and serves Redeemer as a part-time assistant pastor, with focus areas in Administration and Discipleship. He loves everything about the local church and is blessed to have the opportunity to serve Redeemer to experience relationship with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
His hero is his wife Donna, who takes care of everything home related. If he could be anywhere, it would be with one of his children on a 14’er in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado.
Jen Averill, Youth Ministry Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Brown, Financial Assistant
Cheryl Brown grew up in beautiful upstate New York and went to school at SUNY Institute of Technology, where she majored in Business Administration and Accounting. She is married to Tim and has three grown sons, three wonderful daughters-in-law, and seven awesome grandchildren. They moved to North Carolina in the fall of 2000 after the children started migrating south, taking their only grandson with them. Tim and Cheryl came to Church of the Redeemer in the summer of 2003 and knew this was where God would have them serve. Cheryl has been our Financial Assistant since 2004.
When Cheryl is not working or tending to husband, home, and family, she loves to read, garden, spend time at the beach, and spend time with friends. Most of all, she loves to play with her grandchildren, especially at the beach.
Michelle Hilton, Coordinator of Curriculum for Children’s Ministry and Coordinator for In His Image – Special Needs Ministry
Michelle was born in Richmond, VA and was raised in Matthews, NC. She attended Appalachian State University where she received her BS in Education. She has been married to her husband Jason since 2005. They have two children, John and Ruth. Her family has attended Redeemer since 2009. She enjoys being involved in ladies bible studies, exceptional moms group, prayer team and children’s ministry. Her passion is teaching children about Jesus and seeing them learn His love for them.
Melissa Hines, Children’s Ministry Director
Melissa was raised right here in Union County–a graduate of Parkwood High School. She received a BA in Elementary Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She taught kindergarten/first grade for 10 years at Benton Heights Elementary School of the Arts.
Melissa married her husband Brian in 2004. She spends all of her spare time chasing after her four young children: Molly, Rayna, Aaron and Ethan. She has been a member at Church of the Redeemer since 2004 and feels very blessed to be on staff with the children’s ministry.
Dr. Michael Hough, Director of Worship
Michael grew up in the Charlotte area. He has a Bachelor of Music Education from Winthrop University with a concentration in Instrumental Music Education, a Master of Music from Winthrop University with a concentration in Wind Conducting, and a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Performance from the University of South Carolina. Currently, Michael is the Director of Bands at Providence Day School where he works with over two hundred band students in grades 5-12.
Michael is an active musical clinician and performer in the area and a huge technology buff. He loves golfing, biking, and the outdoors. He and his wife, Jennifer, live in Charlotte with their sons, Miles and Cole, and dog, Emma.
Eric Schievenin, Youth Ministry Intern
Eric grew up in an Air Force family. While he moved several times, he considers Niceville, Florida his hometown. Eric graduated from Covenant College with a BA in Biblical and Theological Studies. He is currently enrolled at Reformed Theological Seminary (RTS) where he is working towards his Masters of Divinity. Eric has attended Church of the Redeemer, and has been involved with our Youth Group, since summer 2014.
Eric married his lovely wife Emily in 2014, and together they moved to the greater Charlotte area. Emily is now a fourth grade teacher at New Town Elementary. Together they look forward to years of involvement with our church and with the youth group.