Ebenezer Staff

  • Rev. Matt Allison   

    Senior Pastor

    Matt Allison 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 is pursuing a Doctor of Ministry degree from Erskine Theological Seminary.  Matt and his wife Colleen have been married 31 years and have two grown children.  In his spare time, Matt enjoys being with his family, reading (especially Civil War history), working in the yard, and all things associated with his beloved Oakland Raiders.

  • Dr. Mel Wines

    Associate Pastor

    Mel Wines 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 Kiser

    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.

  • Adam McKinney

    Director of  Youth Ministries

    Adam McKinney became the Director of Youth Ministries at Ebenezer in September, 2020. Before moving to South Carolina, Adam was a youth director at a church in Iowa and worked for a college student ministry at Kansas State University, where he graduated in 2018 with a degree in Communication Studies. Adam plans to continue his studies at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. He recently got engaged to his fiancée, Anna, and in his free time, Adam enjoys singing and playing Bluegrass and other genres on various instruments, reading good books, and spending quality time with people.

  • Dr. Randy Imler  

    Director of Music Ministries

    Randy Imler has served as the 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!

  • Debbie Evans

    Financial Secretary  

  • Melinda Compton