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Matt Allison became the Senior Pastor of Ebenezer in August of 2015. Prior to coming to Ebenezer he served pastorates in Florida and Georgia. Matt is a graduate of Florida Southern College, Columbia Theological Seminary, and is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. Matt and his wife Colleen have been married 27 years and have two grown children, Matt Jr. and Rachel. Matt Jr. is married and lives with his wife Lucy in Atlanta. Rachel is s senior in college. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, reading (especially Civil War history), working in the yard, and all things associated with his beloved Oakland Raiders.


Mel Wines has served as the full-time Associate Minister of Discipleship and Evangelism at Ebenezer since 2009. A graduate of the University of Maryland, Mel was classically trained as a Human Anatomist and served as a postdoctoral fellow at the Jerry Lewis Neuromuscular Research Center affiliated with UCLA. He has held faculty appointments at the collegiate and medical school level, and presently teaches at Westminster-Catawba Christian High School in Rock Hill. Called by God to full-time ministry, Mel graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte and was ordained in the Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. Mel lives in Rock Hill and has been married to his wife Linda for more than 30 years. They have two daughters and a son. Mel enjoys woodworking, reading, and exercise.


Margaret Kiser (click here to email)

Director of Children's Ministry

Margaret Kiser has served as Children’s Ministry Coordinator at Ebenezer since 2009. She has worked full time in children’s ministry since 2005. She has also served in youth ministry, especially working with middle school students, and in the public school system. Margaret earned a degree in Early Childhood Education at Erskine College, as well as a Master’s in Christian Education from Erskine Theological Seminary. While in college, Margaret played on the tennis team and was as assistant coach while in seminary. Margaret, a Rock Hill resident, still enjoys tennis, as well as time away at the beach and mountains.


James Robbins (click here to email)

Director of Student Ministry

James Robbins joined the Ebenezer staff in 2014. He grew up in Greenville, South Carolina and attended the University of South Carolina. He is currently pursuing a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. James is married to Megen Robbins and is the proud father of Jack and Lainey. James loves all Gamecock sports, running, reading, and spending time with his family. Feel free to contact James at any time about the Student Ministry at Ebenezer.


Dr. Randy Imler (click here to email)

Director of Music Ministries

Randy Imler has served as the part-time Director of Music at Ebenezer since 1998. With undergraduate and graduate degrees from Winthrop University and graduate degrees from University of South Carolina, Randy also conducts the Winthrop University Collegiate Choir and Winthrop Jazz Voices. He works full-time with the Catawba Regional Council of Governments. A resident of Tega Cay, Randy and his wife, Tracy, have three children, Peri, Lane and Ross. He enjoys fishing, playing on the lake or at the beach, tennis, and of course music!




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