Russ serves on full time staff and is the team leader providing vision and shepherding to the equipping team and to the elders. His main responsibility is to serve these leaders, raise up future elders, and to facilitate the ministry of the Word and prayer that gives care and direction to the church as it grows and expands.
Ralph serves on part-time pastoral staff giving his lifetime of pastoral wisdom to the areas of teaching and theology. On the equipping team, Ralph teaches our Biblical Theology class, he oversees the mentoring of teachers, and he helps bring theological clarity to why we believe what we believe and why we do what we do.
Ministry Team Leaders
Pastor of Community & Leadership
Jon serves on the teaching team and is on full time church staff. In this capacity, he oversees all of the ministry leaders in the areas of: pastoral care, home groups, counseling, hospitality, youth and children. In this capacity as a leader of leaders, Jon also gives oversight to overall leadership development within the church.
Deacon | Director of Operations
Chris oversees the work of all of the ministry teams responsible for church operations and care ensuring that the vision presented by the elders is carried out.
Finance + Office Manager
Irene works full time overseeing the office administration — including finance, HR and scheduling.
Laurel serves JICC by leading the hospitality team.
Communications Director + Administrative Assistant
Lydia oversees the church’s communication - including email, website, and app. She also assists Russ Miller in scheduling, and supports the staff team administratively.
Children's Ministry Director
Dena serves part time overseeing the staff and volunteers that lead JICC Kids. They partner with parents to ensure that children are nurtured and discipled within a safe environment.
Facilities Team Leader
Steve is responsible for overseeing all of the campus facilities - including giving oversight to paid buildings staff and offsite vendors.
Worship Team Leader
Jackie serves part time overseeing the team of musicians and leaders responsible for leading the church in worship through music.
Dale works as the JICC certified counselor.
Jessie works within our counseling ministry as an LPC, and is trained in CBT, trauma focused CBT, EMDR, emotionally focused couples therapy (EFT), and is also perinatal mental health certified (PMHC).
Rich works with Steve and Chris to help JICC and JICS in maintaining day to day operations.
Love + Care Leader
Vanessa heads up our Love + Care team. This team serves to minister to our church body by providing direct support in difficult situations.
School Board Chairperson
Brian serves as the head of the School Board at James Island Christian School.