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
Matt Harris, Director of Youth & Discipleship
Born and raised Marietta, Georgia, near Atlanta, Matt was blessed to be born into a strong Christian family and raised in the Church, never knowing a day without Christ as his savior.
Matt has worked in ministry serving local churches since 2000 in Georgia, Nashville, TN, Gulf Shores, AL, and in Charlotte, NC, focusing on youth and family ministry. Matt moved to Charlotte in December 2011 to be the Director of High School Ministry at StoneBridge Church Community in Charlotte, then in 2019 transitioned from that role to Pastoral Intern as he focused on completing seminary. Matt joined the Redeemer team in September 2022.
Matt attended Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State for undergrad, studying engineering, then history. Matt will graduate from Reformed Theological Seminary with his M.Div in December 2022.
Matt is married to his high school sweetheart, Linda, and together they have 3 daughters- Evelyn, Annabelle, and Elena. Matt has a penchant for all things Georgia Tech, reading (particularly theology, history, and biographies), barbecue, the Atlanta Braves, good movies, ENO hammocks, random pop culture references, NASCAR, home improvement and auto work, music of all kinds (especially his vinyl collection), and really good coffee.
Cheryl Brown, Financial Administrator
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 In His Image, Children’s Ministry Assistant
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 getting to fellowship with church family, being in bible studies, serving in Children’s Ministry and In His Image and being a part of the Prayer Team. 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. They live in Indian Trail with their four children, Molly, Rayna, Aaron, and Ethan. She has been a member at Redeemer since 2004 and feels very blessed to be on staff with the children’s ministry.
Dr. Michael Hough, Director of Worship and Technology
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 and his wife, Jennifer, live in Charlotte with their sons, Miles and Cole.
Margee Keller, Youth and Missions Administrative Assistant
Sandy Mecimore, Administrative Assistant/Office Manager
Sandy was born in Jacobus, Pennsylvania. Her family relocated to Charlotte early in her childhood. She attended Northside Christian Academy where she came to know the Lord and met her high school sweetheart and future husband, Greg. She has worked as a bookkeeper, childcare teacher, data administrator and pastor’s assistant over the years before coming to Redeemer.
She and Greg have two sons, Nick and Jake, and four grandsons, Sawyer, Micah, Theo and Cal. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with family, reading, traveling with her husband, and following the Carolina Tarheel Basketball and Baseball teams!