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’s 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

Sam Starks

Sam Starks

Music Coordinator

Kaylan Bond

Kaylan Bond

Asst. Ministry Coord.

Jon Heavner

Jon Heavner

Asst. Ministry Coord.

Joseph Ahrendsen

Joseph Ahrendsen

Leadership Team

Cameron Burnette

Cameron Burnette

Leadership Team

Tim Groff

Tim Groff

Leadership Team

Brady Heavner

Brady Heavner

Leadership Team

Caleb Holguin

Caleb Holguin

Leadership Team

Dara Kinkopf

Dara Kinkopf

Leadership Team

Leah Kresser

Leah Kresser

Leadership Team

Emily Ledermann

Emily Ledermann

Leadership Team

Annabella Mayorga

Annabella Mayorga

Leadership Team

Diego Nacionales

Diego Nacionales

Leadership Team

Audry Wallace

Audry Wallace

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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