Sunday Service at 9:30am • 5037 Monroe Road Charlotte, NC 28205

STAFF

Thomas Green

John Illges

Director of operations

John moved to Charlotte in the summer of 2017 to work in Consulting after completing his graduate degree. He started attending Oakhurst in the fall and was baptized in the spring of 2018. After working in the consulting industry for over two years, he joined the staff as the Director of Operations.
In his free time, he enjoys playing music, walking his dog, running, tennis and mountain biking. 

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Director of children’s ministry

Faith was born in Savannah, GA, and grew up in Fayetteville, NC. She then moved to Charlotte in 2015 for school and graduated in 2018 with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Reading. After graduating, she took a job as a Kindergarten teacher at University Meadows Elementary, a Title I school in the Charlotte Mecklenburg School system.

Faith enjoys spending time with people, good books, and my pup, Bentley. She has been very blessed in her time at Oakhurst and she is very grateful  for the opportunity to help with Children’s Ministry!

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Thomas Green

Music Director

Thomas is a native North Carolinian who moved to town to attend UNC Charlotte, where he graduated in May of 2015 with a B.S. in Computer Science. Fun fact: He and his wife, Rachel, met here at Oakhurst! Thomas serves our church by leading our Music Ministry.

Matt Barber

Student Ministry

 

Matt was born and raised in Greenville, NC and later attended Appalachian State University majoring in Exercise Science and minoring in Religious Studies.  After graduating from ASU, he went on to receive a Masters in Sport Management at East Carolina University.  

Matt and his wife, Lauren, moved to Charlotte in 2015 to serve full-time with Missionary Athletes International and the Charlotte Eagles. They enjoy being active and serving alongside one another as they raise their three young children. Matt serves Oakhurst as the leader for the Student Ministry. 

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Cade Mcdonald

Ministry intern

Cade is originally from Austin, TX. He attended Wheaton College in Illinois, where he received a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. More importantly, however, Wheaton is where he met his wife Tess! Cade moved to Charlotte, NC in the summer of 2018 in order to pursue a Master of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary, where he is currently a student. At Oakhurst he is in charge of administrative tasks in order to take some responsibilities off the pastors plates so they can devote more time to leading the church in teaching/shepherding! He also is given opportunities to teach and lead in order to serve the church and grow in those areas.

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Drew Patrick

Ministry Intern

Drew is from Atlanta, GA and went to college in a small town called Milledgeville located in the middle of the state. After graduating in May of 2018 with a Bachelors in Business Administration and a minor in Rhetoric, he moved to Charlotte, NC to attend Reformed Theological Seminary to begin the Master of Divinity program. He got married to his wife Sierra in December of 2018 and in April of 2019 they got a puppy! At Oakhurst he is in charge of administrative tasks in order to take some responsibilities off the pastors plates so they can devote more time to leading the church in teaching/shepherding! He also is given opportunities to teach and lead in order to serve the church and grow in those areas.