Ebenezer Staff

  • Rev. Dr. Matt Allisonemail   

    Senior Pastor

    Matt has served as the Senior Pastor of Ebenezer since 2015.  Before that, he pastored congregations in Florida and Georgia.  Matt is a graduate of Florida Southern College, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Erskine Theological Seminary.  He and his wife Colleen have been married 34 years and have two grown children.  

  • Dr. Mel Winesemail

    Associate Pastor

    Mel has served as the Associate Pastor 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 high school, collegiate and medical school level.  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 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 Kiseremail

    Director of Children's Ministry

    Margaret 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.

  • Josh Starnes  email


    Director of Youth Ministries

    Josh began working at Ebenezer in June of 2023. Before that, he served in several ARP churches in youth ministry, and served as the youth director of the Due West ARP Church in Due West, SC. He is a graduate of Erskine College with a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies and Erskine Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity. In his free time, Josh enjoys watching movies, reading books, and spending time with friends and family. 

  • Director of Music

    This position is currently open.  If you are interested in applying for it, please click here.

  • Debbie Evansemail

    Financial Secretary  

  • Melinda Compton email