Our Leaders

Everything we do is focused on helping students know and follow the grace of the radically inclusive and loving Jesus Christ. 

Staff

Steve Cheyney

Steve Cheyney

Campus Pastor

steve@ninerunited.org

 In addition to serving as the campus pastor for Niner United, Steve also directs the Faith and Leadership Experience, funded by the Lilly Endowment. Steve graduated from Western Carolina University, received his master of divinity degree from Duke University, and his doctorate from Emory University where he studied theology and ecclesiology. 

Cailee Franklin

Cailee Franklin

Associate Campus Minister

cailee@ninerunited.org

Cailee, originally from Denver, is a graduate of UNC Charlotte’s College of Health and Human Services. At Niner United she coordinates our mission trips and our retreats. Cailee gives leadership to our worship ministry and coordinates our relations with our denominational sponsors as well as our Lilly Endowment funded programs. 

Ben Rogers

Ben Rogers

Associate Campus Minister

ben@ninerunited.org

Ben grew up in Fayetteville and is a graduate of UNC Charlotte where he studied communications. At Niner United Ben directs our music ministry, as well as our local and regional service and outreach. Ben also coordinates our development program that includes special events planning, and alumni and local church relations.  

Student Leadership

Dani Canady

Dani Canady

Ministry Coordinator

Kaylan Bond

Kaylan Bond

Asst. Ministry Coordinator

Laney Marler

Laney Marler

Hospitality Coordinator

Jordyn Gerringer

Jordyn Gerringer

Outreach Coordinator

Connor Willis

Connor Willis

Equipping Coordinator

Andrew Salvetti

Andrew Salvetti

Seminary Intern

Joseph Ahrendsen

Joseph Ahrendsen

Leadership Team

Kelsey Blatz

Kelsey Blatz

Leadership Team

Hunter Brame

Hunter Brame

Leadership Team

Devin Brewbaker

Devin Brewbaker

Leadership Team

Caleb Cheyney

Caleb Cheyney

Leadership Team

Samantha Gregory

Samantha Gregory

Leadership Team

Gabe Hay

Gabe Hay

Leadership Team

Brady Heavner

Brady Heavner

Leadership Team

Emily Ledermann

Emily Ledermann

Leadership Team

Annabella Mayorga

Annabella Mayorga

Leadership Team

Michio Oliver

Michio Oliver

Leadership Team

Allison Patton

Allison Patton

Leadership Team

Connor Rudel

Connor Rudel

Leadership Team

Riley Shaner

Riley Shaner

Leadership Team

Owen Smith

Owen Smith

Leadership Team

Sam Starks

Sam Starks

Leadership Team

Phone: 704-659-1455

Main Office:

Advent Lutheran Church

8840 University City Blvd

Charlotte, NC 28213

Uptown Office:

First United Presbyterian Church

406 N College St

Charlotte, NC 28202

 

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