Chris Armfield, Lead Pastor and Elder
Peter Krook, Elder
Tom Cole, Elder
Stephen Lewis, Elder
Jimmy Fowler, Elder
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Chris and Jerushah have been married since 1998 and have three children, Anabelle, Liam, and Alexandria. He received his undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies and Art at Palm Beach Atlantic University and studied for his Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary. Chris has been in full time Pastoral ministry since 1997 serving in Florida and South Carolina. Starting a local Church has been a dream birthed by God in Chris’s heart and mind since 1994. CITYLIGHTS is this dream realized.
Jerushah is an author whose first trade book Thank you Billy Graham was released in March 2014. She works for G.R.A.C.E. (Godly Response to Abuse in the Christian Environment) and writes for Belle magazine. You can follow her writing at jerushahruth.blogspot.com.
Oliver was born in Hong Kong and grew up in New York, Indiana, and South Carolina. He has sensed a calling to ministry since high school and has pursued this passion through teaching and youth ministry for the past 10 years. Oliver graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a B.A. in Secondary Education in 2006. Oliver serves at CITYLIGHTS as the Interim Equipping Pastor who oversees CITYgroups and Illuminate. Oliver and his wife Kyra have four children: Rose, Leo, Alec, and Oliver.
Sidney Ann is the Operations Manager at CITYLIGHTS. Originally from Greenwood, SC, Sidney Ann found she had a passion for caring for people at an early age. Whether at Clemson University earning her degree in Entrepreneurship and Leadership Studies Business Management, on the mission field, or working in philanthropy, Sidney Ann’s passion continued to grow as she was able to serve others by being the hands and feet of Jesus. She discovered that while serving others, she had a pure joy and closeness with the Father that was indescribable and wanted others to take part! As the Operations Manager, Sidney Ann oversees staff management, human resources, facilities, finances, programs/events, communications, and the internship program.
Amy was born and raised here in Greenville. She graduated from Anderson University in Anderson, SC with a degree in both Elementary and Early Childhood Education. Amy calls CITYLIGHTS home and is so excited to be a part of the staff team. Amy is passionate about discipling kids, connecting with their families, and creating an environment where kids can meet their greatest friend: Jesus!
Timothy was born and raised in Greenville, SC. In high school, Timothy felt the Lord calling him to worship ministry, and for the past 10 years, he has been pursuing and cultivating himself in that very calling. Timothy graduated from the Ten Thousand Fathers Worship School in November of 2016. When asked about being a part of the CITYLIGHTS community, Timothy's response is that he has never been more sure and confident that God has called him to serve here. Timothy currently coordinates the Worship Arts program at CITYLIGHTS as he is passionate about discipleship through music. Timothy is currently engaged to his fiancé, Emily, and they are planning to marry in March 2017.
Gwynn grew up in Aiken, South Carolina. She graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Education. She and her husband moved to Greenville in 1995.
Gwynn’s highest honor was to care for her husband as he struggled with ALS. During those years their faith in God grew and they both knew they were experiencing His mercy and holiness.