Reverend David Keener – Pastor
Reverend David Keener was called to pastor Christ the King Lutheran in 1996 after serving a Southeastern Michigan congregation for 11 years. His passion is preaching and teaching people about the love of God in Jesus Christ. He and his wife, Joyce, have three grown children and two grandchildren. Pastor Dave loves to read, travel, and show pictures of his grandchildren, and not necessarily in that order.
Kevin Reynolds – Associate Minister of Missions, Outreach, and Education
Kevin Reynolds joined the staff of Christ the King Lutheran in 2012 as the Minister of Missions, Outreach and Education. While spending most of his working career in the field of Medical Physics, a serendipitous visit to Christ the King in September of 2010 led to worship leadership at the 11:00 contemporary service and this new vocation in ministry. Kevin and his wife Stacy bring over 35 years of music and church leadership to CtK. They have three grown children, Megan, Chase, and Blake, and two beautiful granddaughters, Miss Aubrey Ann Quinn and Miss Caroline Willow Quinn!
Christopher Wendel – Vicar
Christopher began as vicar (intern seeking ordination in the NALC) at Christ the King in 2016. He holds a Master of Divinity degree from the NALS (at Trinity School for Ministry). He loves to preach, teach and learn about Lutheranism and liturgy. Christopher is married to Candena and together they have two vivacious children, Asher-6 and Evelyn-1. Christopher grew up in Colorado and enjoys watching the Broncos win Super Bowls as-well-as working on computers and cars.
Debbie Johnson – Church Secretary
Debbie joined the staff at Christ the King in April of 2009, and is the cheery voice and face you encounter when you contact or come by the church during the week. She has been married to her wonderful husband, John, since 1998, and they are active members of Powell Baptist Church in Harlem, GA.
Merlin Parsons came to Christ the King in 2016. A native of Pennsylvania, Merlin brings over 10 years of experience working with youth and children in a variety of settings. His passion is sharing the love of Jesus Christ with young people and seeing them grow in their faith. Merlin and his wife Ramona have been in the Augusta area since 2009. Merlin is a huge sports fan (Go New York!), enjoys reading and spoiling two dachshunds, Caesar and Charlee.
Reese Flory – Music Minister
Reese Flory joined the staff at Christ the King in spring of 2016 where he directs the adult choir for the traditional service. He is a military musician who holds masters and undergraduate degrees in music from Kansas State University and Longwood University, respectively. Prior to joining the US Army Bands, Reese was a music teacher in Stafford, Va. He is thrilled to once again be in front of a choir and share his love of music. Reese and his wife Meredith are at no loss for entertainment with their two children and two pets.
Steve Dilworth – Buildings and Groundskeeper