Chris Armfield, Lead Pastor and Elder
Stephen Lewis, Elder
Jimmy Fowler, Elder
Peter Krook, Elder
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Chris along with his three children, Anabelle, Liam, and Alexandria, has 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.
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.
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 leads Worship Arts at CITYLIGHTS as he is passionate about discipleship through music. Timothy is married to Emily and they are raising their little girl named Norah.
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.