Nicole Thompson, Parish Administrator
Nicole graduated from Skagit Valley College in Washington, and before joining the staff at St. Luke’s, she worked as a stable yard volunteer coordinator, historical interpreter, and seamstress at Middleton Plantation. She and her family have lived in multiple places around the United States before moving South Carolina, including Hawaii and Washington state while both she and her husband were serving in the United States Navy. Nicole is a mother and grandmother who enjoys history, cooking, and many textile arts, such as sewing and knitting. In her off time, she and her family enjoy being outdoors, participating in such activities as camping and hiking.
Chad Martin, Director of Music Ministries
Chad is a native of Blackville, SC. He graduated valedictorian from Jefferson Davis Academy in 2005. Chad obtained his Bachelor’s of Organ Performance from Anderson University in 2009 and his Master’s of Organ Performance from Winthrop University in 2012. Over the years, Chad has served as pianist at Double Pond Baptist Church in Blackville, SC; organist at Boulevard Baptist Church in Anderson, SC; organist at Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church in Lexington, SC; and organist at First Presbyterian Church in Hilton Head, SC.
Kali Kadelbach, Director of Children, Youth, and Family Ministries
Kali is a native of Minnesota. She graduated from Augsburg University in December of 2020 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Theology and Public Leadership with a Concentration in Youth Studies. She also received an Associates Degree in Fine Arts from Lake Superior College in Duluth, Minnesota in 2017. Kali is passionate about Eco-Theology and Creation Care. Over the years, she has served as a Director of Youth and Family Ministries at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Princeton, MN; worked as a Camp Counselor, Store Co-ordinator, and Program Director at Camp Onomia, in Onomia MN; and worked as a Program Assistant at Kids Corner in Cloquet, MN.
Les Greer, Financial Secretary
Les graduated from Texas A & M University, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He has worked as the Administrative Accountant for Rick Caywood Ministries and served as Financial Chair at Benbrook United Methodist Church and Acting Financial Secretary at University United Methodist Church. He has also worked as Manager of Departmental Financial Operations at the University of North Texas Health Science Center.
Charles Mathus, Maintenance and Janitorial Services
Charles and his family hail from Harleyville, SC. He excels in a wide array of maintenance, grounds keeping, and repair skills, and he can build a house from the ground up. In his free time, he also enjoys raising chickens.