Meet Our Team

Ken Jefferson
Ken JeffersonELDER - SENIOR PASTOR
Ken is happily married to his amazing wife, Phyllis. A devoted father and "Papa", he has been part of TLT since 1999 and has served as our Senior Pastor since 2011. Ken enjoys teaching, fixing and building things, camping, kayaking, and spending time in nature. He's also a fan of coffee, engaging in chats with friends, taking on ridiculous challenges, and indulging in dumb TV shows. Legend has it that he can cook up a pretty mean chili too!
Phyllis Jefferson
Phyllis JeffersonEXECUTIVE PASTOR, GENERATIONS
Phyllis's superpower is love. She's an incredible, friendly, and laughter-filled powerhouse who leads our extraordinary kids ministry with boundless affection. Perhaps her happiness stems from being married to our Senior Pastor?! Phyllis has been part of TLT since 1999, pouring love and life into generations of children within our community. She adores her beautiful porch, savoring coffee, sharing laughter with friends and neighbors, camping, decorating, and cultivating the most amazing flower garden. Her favorite title is "Mimi"...and she wears it proudly!
Mitch Ham
Mitch HamELDER - EXECUTIVE PASTOR, WORSHIP
Mitch has been attending and on staff at TLT since its inception in 1998. He and his wife, Jo Ellen, have been married for 40 years and have three sons: Adam, Nicholas, and Jacob, as well as one daughter-in-law, Rocksand. Mitch enjoys spending time with family and having fun with his grandchildren, Justus, Jessa, Rebekah, and Kaydence. He also enjoys trekking, traveling, writing, studio recording, studying, and working in the yard.
Nickolas Rutledge
Nickolas RutledgeELDER - EXECUTIVE PASTOR
Nick has been attending TLT since 2002. In 2007, after serving in the United States Air Force, he and his amazing wife moved back to Ohio, their home state. In 2012, Nick's family relocated to North Carolina to join the staff at TLT. Nick and Michelle have been married for over 15 years and are blessed with four incredible kids. If you're seeking all-around fun, you'll find him there. However, beware, word on the street is, he's quite competitive.
Alfonzo Jones
Alfonzo JonesELDER
Al has been at TLT since 2000. He and his wife, Halestine, have been married for over 44 years and have two adult children, LaShona and Alfonzo II, as well as four grandchildren: Alyssa, Joshua, Judah, and Sydney. Al enjoys spending time with family, volunteering in the community, participating in marriage ministry alongside Halestine, and traveling.
Craig Wolfe
Craig WolfeELDER
Craig has been at TLT since 1998 and has served as an Elder since 2012. He has been married to his wife, Diane, for over 30 years. Craig is an illustrator and virtual reality artist, as well as a talented guitar player. In his free time, he enjoys watching movies, listening to music, and staying fit.
Robert Freeman
Robert FreemanELDER
Robert has been a member of TLT Church since September 2008 and has served as an elder since 2013. He and his wife, Diane, have been happily married for almost three years. Together, they have two adult children and three grandchildren. Robert and Diane facilitate the “GriefShare” Grief Support Group, offering comfort and support to those in need. In his free time, Robert enjoys singing, listening to music, and pursuing outdoor photography. He has a passion for travel and has fond memories of visiting Israel and Hawaii. Robert is retired from the USAF and from his career as a school administrator. Originally from Williamston, N.C., he now teaches Driver’s Ed part-time. Robert feels incredibly blessed to be a part of the TLT family.
Donald Lewis
Donald LewisELDER
Don has been a dedicated member of TLT for 18 years and has served as an elder for 16 of those years. He and his wife, Gloria, have shared a loving marriage for 38 years. Proud parents, they have two children, DJ and Crystal, and Don cherishes his role as grandfather to six grandchildren, affectionately known as "the little people." Don's passions include reading, listening to music, and engaging in pastoral care ministry. He's also a loyal fan of the Dallas Cowboys. Prior to his retirement, Don served his country as an Air Force Master Sergeant for 22 years.
Diedrik Lewis
Diedrik LewisELDER
Diedrik and his family have been cherished members of The Lord's Table since 2003, with Diedrik serving as an Elder since 2004. He and his devoted wife, Angela, have celebrated 37 years of marriage and are blessed with four children: Diedrik II, Kywonda, Gloria, and Angelitha. Together, Diedrik and Angela are passionate about supporting their children and contributing to the vibrant community of TLT Church.
Aaron Bissette
Aaron BissetteELDER
I have been attending The Lord’s Table since late 2007. I am the drummer for the worship team. I spent about 7 years in school obtaining my bachelor’s degree in Christian Studies, emphasizing in worship leadership, and my Master of Divinity. Currently, I serve as a chaplain for 3hc and as an elder for The Lord’s Table. Personally, I enjoy going to the gym and love lifting weights! My desire is to worship and teach God’s Word.
Denise Stevens
Denise StevensADMINISTRATOR
Denise has been married to Johnny since 1997 and is the proud parent of two fun-loving adult children, Cody and Jacey. She has been a cherished member of TLT since 1999 and joined the staff in 2009. Denise finds joy in the simple pleasures of life, including the beach, reading, traveling, and sharing her musical talents as part of TLT's praise team.
Ricky Featherston
Ricky FeatherstonMEDIA/SOUND
Ricky has been a valuable member of the TLT staff since 2007. In the intricate world of media and sound operations, filled with technical jargon that many may not grasp or even care to understand, Ricky stands as our guiding light. He's the wizard behind the curtain, ensuring everything runs smoothly and making us shine bright on stage.
Anthony King
Anthony KingYOUTH PASTOR
Anthony King, a native of the TLT region, has dedicated his life to serving children and youth. From his early days volunteering in nursery and youth programs to pursuing a career in elementary education, Anthony's passion for nurturing young minds has always been evident. His journey led him to roles at the YMCA, where he continued to positively impact young lives. Now, as the Youth Pastor at TLT, Anthony brings his contagious laughter and genuine love for people to his ministry. Beyond his dedication to youth, Anthony finds joy in sports, collecting shoes, and most importantly, cherishing moments with his beloved wife, Jessica, whom he married in May of 2024.
Jonathan Pollock
Jonathan PollockCOMMUNICATIONS & OPERATIONS PASTOR
Jonathan has been a part of TLT since 2014, serving with the youth, photography, and social media teams. In 2023, he joined the TLT staff. Jonathan is married to Kristina, and they have a wonderful daughter named Elaina. He loves spending time with his family, photography, and going to the mountains.
Kristina Pollock
Kristina PollockNURSERY
Kristina has been serving as the Nursery Director on staff since 2017. She has also been volunteering as a youth group leader since 2013, and she helps out with the children when she's not attending to the babies or teenagers! Married to Jonathan, they have a daughter named Elaina. Kristina finds joy in teaching at her school during the week and playing with her poodles, Darling and Ruby.
Dunia Baez
Dunia BaezFACILITIES
Dunia married Jay in 2012, and they have three amazing kids: Kevin, Angeli, and Christopher. She has been a member of TLT since 2021 and joined the staff in 2022. Dunia loves the mountains, praise and worship, watching the sunset from her back porch, her three dogs Luna, Rocky, and Blue, and serving on the translation team for TLT.

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