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Adam Mumpower

Senior Pastor

Adam is from Bristol, Tennessee (Go Vols!). He has a Master’s of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary and a Bachelor’s from King College in mathematics with minors in physics and education. Adam began full-time ministry at Southlake Church in 2004 where he served as Associate Pastor and Youth Director. He was also a teacher and coach for Southlake Christian Academy.

Adam joined Redeemer in 2017 as Senior Pastor. Adam loves his congregation and ministering the Word of God to them each week. He is passionate for evangelism, scripture memory, and good theology put into practice.

Adam is married to Deirdre and they have three children, two high schoolers and one elementary schooler. He loves spending time with his family, volunteering at his children’s school, and coaching their teams.

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Matt Harris

Pastor of Youth & Discipleship

Matt was born and raised in Marietta, Georgia and attended Georgia Tech and Kennesaw State for undergrad, studying engineering, then history. He completed his M.Div at Reformed Theological Seminary in December 2022.

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 is married to Linda and they have three daughters. He has a penchant for all things Georgia Tech, reading, barbecue, the Atlanta Braves, good movies, NASCAR, home improvement and auto work, music of all kinds, and really good coffee.


Cheryl Brown

Financial Administrator

Cheryl grew up in 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 they have three grown sons, three daughters-in-law, and seven grandchildren. They moved to North Carolina in 2000 to be closer to their children.

Tim and Cheryl came to Church of the Redeemer in 2003, and Cheryl has been the Financial Administrator since 2004.

Cheryl loves reading, gardening, vacationing at the beach, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.


Michelle Hilton

Coordinator of In His Image, Children’s Ministry Assistant

Michelle was raised in Matthews, North Carolina. She has a Bachelor’s in Education from Appalachian State University. She and her husband Jason have two teenagers. Michelle has attended Redeemer since 2009, and has served on staff since 2013.

She loves her church family, participating in Bible studies, and serving in Children’s Ministry, In His Image, and the Prayer Team.

Michelle is passionate about teaching children about Jesus and watching them grow as they understand His love for them. She is gifted in coming alongside families affected by disability.


Melissa Hines

Children’s Ministry Director

Melissa grew up in Union County and has a Bachelor’s in Education from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She taught kindergarten and first grade for 10 years before joining staff at Redeemer.

Melissa and her husband Brian have four children from elementary school through high school.

Melissa loves planning events for children, meeting new people, and helping them get plugged in at Redeemer, especially in Children’s Ministry. She is gifted in coming alongside families affected by disability.


Michael Hough

Director of Worship and Technology

Michael grew up in the Charlotte area. He has a Doctorate of Musical Arts in Performance from the University of South Carolina, a Master’s of Music from Winthrop University with a concentration in Wind Conducting, and a Bachelor’s of Music Education from Winthrop University with a concentration in Instrumental Music Education.

Michael is also the Director of Bands at Providence Day School where he works with more than one hundred band students in grades 5-12.

Michael is an active musical clinician, a performer in the area, and a huge technology buff. He and his wife Jennifer live in Charlotte with their two sons.


Margee Keller

facilities manager

Margee grew up in the suburbs of Chicago. She has a Bachelor’s in Psychology from Winthrop University. She and her husband David have four children ranging from teenagers to young adults.

Before coming to Redeemer in 2003, Margee and her family went to Christ Covenant where she was active in children’s ministry and SOAR Sports.

Margee loves her family, dogs, Crossfit, and anything athletic.


Sandy Mecimore

Administrative Assistant / Office Manager

Sandy grew up in Charlotte and attended Northside Christian Academy, where she met her high school sweetheart and future husband Greg.

She has worked as a bookkeeper, childcare teacher, data administrator, and pastor’s assistant before coming to Redeemer.

She and Greg have two sons and four grandsons. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, traveling with her husband, and following the Carolina Tarheel basketball and baseball teams.

Meghan Linn

intern of missions and women

Meghan grew up in the northeast with a love for God and His work of redemption. She received a BA in Psychology with a minor in Bible from Wheaton College and later earned a BS in Nursing. 

After many moves, Meghan and Danny landed in Matthews, NC in 2013 and started attending Church of the Redeemer soon after. The Holy Spirit wove them into the fabric of Redeemer through the care they received during times of neediness and through serving the church. Meghan was asked to co-lead Women in Ministry in 2016. In 2020, she accepted a position as Chair of Missions. 

Meghan and Danny have three children. She is half-way through a Masters in Biblical Studies from RTS Charlotte and CCEF counseling certificate. She also enjoys walking in the woods with a friend or two (if you don’t mind her crazy Vizsla), impossible projects, intimate gatherings, and learning to trust God in all of His ways. 


Elders & Deacons

Ruling Elders

James Barefoot (Clerk)
Blair Burke
Danny Linn
John Meikrantz
Norm Latva
Carroll Killough (Sabbatical)
Derly Cothron (Sabbatical)
Jason Hilton (Sabbatical)
Mike Lothers (Sabbatical)
Bill Hall (Emeritus)
Bill Macurda (Emeritus)


Chris Simon (Chairman)
Dave Emrich
Robert Slifer
Steve Scott
Tom McCobb
Walt Peaseley
Doug Cunningham (Sabbatical)
Ian Sifford (Sabbatical)
Jeff Eisman (Sabbatical)
Mike Averill (Sabbatical)
Tim Brown (Sabbatical)