Our Staff

Senior Pastor

Kent Estep has served as Senior Pastor of SC First Nazarene since 2005.  SC First Nazarene was Kent’s home church, where his parents, Morton and Carolyn, served in ministry for 38 years. 

Pastor of Worship & Music

Kyle Stotts is the Worship Pastor of SC 1st Nazarene, where he oversees the music ministries of the church and leads the (soon-to-be-named) worship band.  Kyle joined the staff in 2008 after graduating from Mount Vernon Nazarene University.   

Children's Ministry & Daycare Director

With over 27 years’ experience in children's ministry experience, Dana oversees both the children's ministry area as well as the Kiddie Kollege Daycare Center. Lisa works in various areas of children's ministry. Working as a husband and wife team, she and Dana began at SC 1st Naz in 2015.

Connections Pastor

Jennie joined the staff of SC First Nazarene in 2005 after graduating from the University of Charleston and working several years in non-profit management.  She has recently accepted a call to full-time ministry and now

Communications/Office Manager

Marissa manages the church office, directs special events and oversees marketing and communications for the church and its outreach ministries. She is originally from South Charleston has called SC First Nazarene her church home all her life.

Administrative Assistant

Chuck joined the church staff in 2007 after retiring from a career in the US Marine Corps and US Army.  He and his wife, Lynn, have been attending SC First Nazarene for fifteen years and serve in many difference areas of church-life.  Chuck assists with the day-to-day functions of the church office and manages the outreach efforts of the Sunday School Department.