*Rev. Jeff Childress
Director of Children’s Ministries
Director of Music
Ms. Sarah Bridges is the director of all things musical here at Salem. She directs our Chancel Choir, the children’s choir, the youth choir and coordinates the Handbell Choir. She is also the Director of Choral Activities at Mid-Carolina High School. A native of Georgia, she came to South Carolina for graduate work at USC and stayed after to begin her career. She gets great results from her entirely volunteer Chancel Choir and enjoys helping them learn new abilities and to delight in the final results of praise to God in the context of Holy Worship.
Ms. Stephanie Knott came to us simply to play piano for our Choir practices and Sunday worship services. Since beginning with us she has settled into life here and made her skills a dynamic part of our worship time.
Business / Finance Manager
Angie Lain is the Business and Finance Manager. As the title implies she handles almost everything finance related. She is directly related to the Finance Committee, she records income and prepares the out flow of funds for the church. She manages to keep up with each of the small groups and their cash flow. She tracks our spending. Make reports to and for the Finance Committee. She receives or pledges and tallies the result as well as prepares the pledge campaign materials. She handles, in a very private and discrete manner, our background checks to verify Safe Sanctuary compliance. She handles all matters of employee compliance with regards to hiring processes at the direction of the Staff Parish Relations Comm. She is the person to talk to if there is a question about the church budget or about your contributions to it. Angie worked for Salem for many years, then took about a year off to travel with her husband as he worked out a military contract assignment in Germany.
*Miriam Y. Lovett
Director of Outreach and Youth Ministries
Director of Creative Ministries