Meet the TEam

Steve Davis
Lead Pastor

Pastor Steve Davis has been in ministry for over 30 years, having served in Student Ministry for 15 years before moving to North Augusta in 2000. Steve and his wife Cheryl felt God’s calling to plant a church for the unchurched in 2004. TrueNorth began with a vision of a few couples in the spring of 2004 and has experienced exponential growth throughout the years.

Steve was born in Decatur, Illinois and is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais, IL. He received his Masters degree from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. Steve and Cheryl have four children Kayla, Austin, Christian and Cameron.

Meet the team!

Gene Jennings

Associate Pastor
genej@truenorthchurch.com

Shane Williams

Pastor of Ministries
shanew@truenorthchurch.com

Michael martin

Worship Pastor
michaelm@truenorthchurch.com

zach williams

Next Steps Pastor
zachw@truenorthchurch.com

TRAVIS BROWN

Care Pastor
travisb@truenorthchurch.com

KAYLA MARTIN

Children's Pastor
kaylam@truenorthchurch.com

tim gamache

Business & Operations Director
timg@truenorthchurch.com

CHUCK GORDON

Volunteer Director
chuckg@truenorthchurch.com

ZAKK ROHRLACK

Student Pastor
zakkr@truenorthchurch.com

Courtney RADTKE

Groups Director
courtneyr@truenorthchurch.com

RUSTY REID

Element Groups Director
rustyr@truenorthchurch.com

SAM BRYANT

Facilities Director
samb@truenorthchurch.com

CHRIS MILLER

Safety and Facilities Services
chrism@truenorthchurch.com

Jay Finocchiaro

Custodian
jayf@truenorthchurch.com

DIANNE HAMMOND

Financial Administrator 
dianneh@truenorthchurch.com

JESSICA HEYNS

Receptionist
jessicas@truenorthchurch.com

DAPHNE BROWN

Administrative Assistant
daphneb@truenorthchurch.com

JENNIFER WILLIAMS

Assistant Financial Administrator
jenniferw@truenorthchurch.com

ROBIN BOUYE

Administrative Assistant
robinb@truenorthchurch.com

MONICA MORRIS

TrueKidz Organization Director
monicam@truenorthchurch.com

JESSICA VALDEZ

BabyWorks Director
jessicav@truenorthchurch.com

HARMONY SMITH

KidWorks Director
harmonys@truenorthchurch.com

CHERYL DAVIS

Bennet SCHIMMELPFENNIG

TrueKidz Elementary Director
Music Director
cheryld@truenorthchurch.com
bennets@truenorthchurch.com

KATIE DUKE

Creative Director
katied@truenorthchurch.com

Ben Clark

Technical Director
benc@truenorthchurch.com

JARED BELL

Film Director
jaredb@truenorthchurch.com

Drew eubanks

Video Director
drewe@truenorthchurch.com

LUIS MORERA

Graphic Designer
luism@truenorthchurch.com

olivia cheshire

Communications Director
olivia@truenorthchurch.com

MEET THE ELDERS!

Dean Ochiltree

Elder since 2004
Dean is married to Pam and they have two children - Evan and Taylor. He said, "I have so many favorite things but I'd have to say that my favorite is our true love of people, all people, regardless of race, socio-economic status, lifestyle, etc.. has never changed since the foundation of the church. It's not just a church slogan written on a page or posted on a sign in a hallway. Its a value that is unwavering through all circumstances and all seasons. It never changes just as God's love for us never changes. When we love like Christ it changes the lives of people, not because of us, but because of His spirit working in and through us. Love is, and Love does. It makes all the difference..."

TJ Barton

Elder since 2008
TJ is married to Christy and they have two children - Marshall and Andrew.
He said, "As cliche as it may sound, one of my favorite things about TNC is something we’ve said since day one….”Come As You Are”.  This isn’t just about what your wearing ….it means come with all your hurts, burdens, worries, addictions etc. Our hope is that TNC is always a place for ALL people.  I couldn’t be more proud!"

JOHN HUGHES 

Elder since 2018
John is married to Amy and they have three children - Emma, Delk and Hines.
He is a Chick-fil-A owner and operator and in his spare time loves playing Pickle ball and Golf.
 He said, "I love TNC for many reasons but I guess the biggest one would be that it feels like family!"

JON DAWKINS

Elder since 2021
Jon is married to Rachel and they have three children - Ashlyn, Kaitlyn and Ethan.  He said, "My favorite thing about True North Church is Our Mission: To lead people into a passionate relationship with Jesus Christ.  That statement gets me fired up every time I think about it!  When I think about our mission, the next thing that comes to my mind are the faces of all the people in our church who are joyfully carrying out that mission each and every day. I’m so grateful that my family and I get to be a part of this amazing group of Christ-followers!"