3271 Peachtree Road Chesnee, SC 29323 [email protected] 864-809-6022

Staff

Meet Our Staff

Richard Hall

My Ministry: Lead Pastor

My Family: Married to Sharon; Children – Lawren, Brian, and Kallie

My Passions: I love pouring my heart into people and seeing people discover their highest potential in God’s kingdom

My Favorite Things: I love playing golf, camping, and building things

My Eden Story: I moved from Virginia to pastor Eden in 1994

My Life Verse: 1 Corinthians 15:10a

Contact Richard at [email protected]

Jon Brady

My Ministry: Assistant Pastor of Spiritual Growth

My Family: Married to Ashley, Son, Ezra, Dog-ter, Charlotte

My Passions: Helping people understand truth about God and themselves

My Favorite Things: Time with family, disc golf, cast iron

My Eden Story: I came on staff 8 years ago to do youth ministry

My Life Verse: 2 Timothy 2:15

Contact Jon at [email protected]

Mikey Gowan

My Ministry: Youth Pastor

My Family: Married to Jessica; two sons, Carter and Brady; daughter, Baylee

My Passions: Helping young people discover God’s truth, gifts, and new steps in their walk with Jesus

My Favorite Things: Time with family, coaching my sons, Clemson Football

My Eden Story: My family started attending 2 years ago after being invited by friends

My Life Verse: John 15:9

Contact Mikey at [email protected]

Lawren Hall

My Ministry: KidsConnect Director

My Family: Daughter of Richard and Sharon Hall

My Passions: I want Eden to be a place where the children of our community can come and be kids, be loved, and taught how special they are. I want them to grow knowing that God loves them no matter what and how to show that love to others in their lives.

My Favorite Things: I like to hang out with my friends, and just find time to do nothing. I like anything that doesn’t require me to make decisions and is planned by someone else.

My Eden Story: I have been attending Eden since the summer before I started the 6th grade – over 20 years ago. Eden has become my second extended family since my other relatives are spread out all over the place.

My Life Verse: Matthew 19:14

Contact Lawren at [email protected]

Amanda Boyd

My Ministry: Worship Leader

My Family: Married to Wes; two sons, Grayson and Easton

My Passions: I am passionate about creating an authentic worship experience and connecting and pouring into the lives of our youth.

My Favorite Things: I love spending time with my family and friends, Colts football (or anything Peyton Manning), singing the National Anthem at as many events as possible, ladies beach trips, and making people laugh.

My Eden Story: I have been on the worship team and led worship at Eden since 2005

My Life Verse: Ephesians 3:20

Contact Amanda at [email protected]

Dana Brown

My Ministry: Bridge Events Coordinator

My Family: Married to Tom; Sons Connor, Seth, and Liam

My Passions: I love it when families are so impacted by an event or service at Eden, that they not only start attending on a regular basis, they invite others to experience it with them.

My Favorite Things: I love the beach, spending time with family at the lake, and sleeping in late whenever possible.

My Eden Story: Our first Sunday at Eden was at the VBS Rally on August 1, 2004.

My Life Verses: Proverbs 3:5-6

Contact Dana at [email protected]

Derek Horne

My Ministry: Facilities and Grounds Team Leader

My Family: Married to Kelly; two girls, Ellie and Millie (our dog)

My Passions: I am passionate about keeping the Church a beautiful and safe place for our members and community.

My Favorite Things: I love spending time with my family, grilling/ cooking in general, teaching, welding, George Strait, duck hunting, and them CLEMSON TIGERS.

My Eden Story: I attended Eden on and off for around 2 years and have been going steady for the last 3 years.

My Life Verse: Isaiah 40:31

Contact Derek at [email protected]

Kelly Horne

My Ministry: Assistant to the Pastor

My Family: Married to Derek; Daughter, Eliie; fluffy golden doodle named Millie

My Passions: I love seeing people find their happy place in serving the Lord; Eden was an automatic connection for me and I strive to make it a place to connect for others.

My Favorite Things: I love sewing clothes for my daughter, spaghetti, Excel, and Saturday mornings when every living thing at my house is all snuggled in bed together.

My Eden Story: I’ve been attending Eden a total of 6 years

My Life Verse: Romans 5:8

Contact Kelly at [email protected]