JohN And KATHY Hall
Lead Pastor / KARDIA Regional Coordinator
John and Kathy have been married for 39 years. They have four children and three grandchildren. They have been involved in pastoral ministry all their married life serving churches and aiding church plants in Appalachia, university towns, and in London. They continue to assist young church planters in cities like Asheville, Charlotte and Greenville and have a growing concern for the poor and marginalized.
In Clemson, they are particularly excited about working with men and women who want to see Christ the Redeemer flourish.
John enjoys fly-fishing, reading, and sports of all kinds. Kathy loves digging in the dirt as a gardener and being with her grandchildren and friends.
Luke And Sara Frances Rasmussen
Luke and Sara Frances met in St. Louis, MO at Covenant Theological Seminary and have been married for six years. They have two children, a boy and a girl. Hollis is three years old and right now his hobbies are trucks and BIG orangutans! Their daughter, Eden Rose, is perfecting the art of being a baby, and is quite good at it.
Luke is originally from Pensacola, Florida, but most recently lived in Charleston where he worked as an assistant at St. Michael's Church.
Sara Frances is a native of Greenville and is glad to be back in the upstate. She enjoys being a mom and going on play dates, being outdoors, and exercising.
They are grateful and excited to be in Clemson. They look forward to walking alongside the men and women of Christ the Redeemer, and seeing how God is at work in and through them.
Director of Worship Arts
Jenna has been involved with music in someway most of her life. Through college she learned guitar and piano, using them to write music and become involved in the churches worship team, where that passion continued to grow. She recently had the opportunity to intern with the band Alanna Story at Madison Park church, learning what a worship leader is and does.
She longs to see people worship the Creator and praise His name. She wants to lead people into the presence of God, and help point to true worship.
Jenna is originally from the Cincinnati area but has recently been living in Indianapolis. She loves to paint and do DIY projects, as well as laying in her hammock within nature with a book or good music.
Justin and Molly Hare
Future Director of Anglican Collegiate Ministry
Justin was born and raised in Charleston, SC. He attended Duke University from 2005-2009 where he played on their men's golf team, and remains a faithful Blue Devil. Upon graduation, he interned in the Diocese of South Carolina in several churches for youth ministry for a year, during which time he met his lovely wife, Molly. In 2010 he became the youth minister at his childhood church, St. Michael's Church.
Justin entered Westminster Theological Seminary in 2013 in pursuit of an MDiv degree. In his first year, Justin and Molly were blessed with their first child, Graceanna. In May of 2016, they welcomed their second child, Law. Justin is currently a candidate for holy orders in the Diocese of the Carolinas and is excited to begin an Anglican Collegaite Ministry at Clemson University at the end of 2017.
Jerry and Stephanie Blassingame
Community Development Advisors
Jerry Blassingame is the Executive Director and Founder of Soteria Community Development Corporation and the Pastor of Soteria Christian Fellowship. Soteria is located in Greenville's impoverished Poe Mill community where they daily care for the homeless and those on the margins of society. They also have a program for those formerly incarcerated to make a better life through housing, job training, education, and most importantly through the Word of God. He and his wife Stephanie are partners in this ministry work and have been married for 18 years with 6 amazing children. In his spare time Jerry enjoys woodworking, hiking, and golf. Stephanie enjoys family time, girlfriend time, alone time, traveling, and the arts.