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Dr. Kyle Sims



In 2005, Kyle accepted a call as minister to the First ARP Church of Lancaster, SC. In 2010, He graduated from the Erskine Theological Seminary's Institute on Reformed Worship with a Doctor of Ministry degree. He is also a volunteer Chaplain with the Lancaster City Fire Department which allows him to minister to the community as well his congregation. As a former basketball player, he has enjoyed coaching youth basketball in the Moriah Church League and Hope on the Hill League. He resides in Lancaster with his wife  Kelly and their four children.

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Stacy Pokopac



Stacy is a transplant from Uhrichsville, Ohio. After working a variety of jobs in retail and customer service, and completing her Bachelor of Arts degree at Coastal Carolina University, she married David in 2000. Their daughter was born in 2007 and they relocated to Lancaster in 2010. Stacy has been church secretary since February 2016.

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Joel Haan

Pastoral Intern


Joel is a student at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. He grew up in Grand Rapids, Michigan in the Christian Reformed Church. He will be with us on Sundays mainly assisting in worship. He began his internship with us in March 2022. 

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Carol Hinson



Carol was born and raised in Peru by missionary parents who served with JAARS. She studied music and Bible at Moody in Chicago, IL and CIU in Columbia, SC and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree. Carol met her husband Jay in California and they moved to Waxhaw, NC in 1990. She enjoyed playing piano from an early age and joined our staff in April 2022.

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