834 Durham Road
Wake Forest, NC 27587
919-556-3656

 

The Reverend Sarah Phelps

The Rev. Sarah Phelps has served as an ordained minister for more than 20 years in a variety of settings and two denominations – from a solo clergy appointment in a small United Methodist church, to an Associate position in a mid-sized congregation with responsibility for missions and liturgical development, to management in a faith-based…

Mawethu Ncaca

Mawethu Ncaca recently completed a chaplain residency at Duke University Hospital. He was born and raised in South Africa, where he did a Master of Philosophy (Religion and Culture) at Stellenbosch University. Mawethu and his spouse (LisaNoelle) and eleven and nine-year-old sons, moved to North Carolina in 2015 to be closer to his wife’s family.…

Barbara Kwiatek

3Barbara Kwiatek joined our staff as St. John’s Financial and Parish Administrator in April 2011 after relocating from New Jersey. She has extensive experience in Human Resources concentrating in Customer Relations and Financial Benefits. She is a graduate of William Paterson University located in Wayne, NJ with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and an Associates…

Sarah Bentley Allred

 Sarah Bentley Allred joined St. John’s staff just after receiving her MDiv. from Virginia Theological Seminary in May 2019. She serves part-time as our Director of Children and Family Ministries as well as part-time as the Associate for Christian Formation and Discipleship for Lifelong Learning at Virginia Seminary. Sarah is passionate about children’s spirituality, intergenerational worship, and…

Joy Shillingsburg

Joy Shillingsburg joined St. John’s in 2009 when she moved from the Philadelphia area to Wake Forest. She has served as our EYC leader since January of 2012 and brings fifteen years of experience as a middle and high school history teacher to the position. Engaging the youth of St. John’s in positive memories in…