STAFF

ROB HINMAN
Senior Pastor
Rob Hinman is a Winston-Salem, NC native. Rob earned a business degree from Wake Forest University and spent ten years as a banker. Answering the call to Gospel ministry, Rob earned his Masters of Divinity degree and has since served three churches, coming to Lenoir Presbyterian Church in 2005. Raised with a passion for special needs children, Rob has served on the Board of Directors of Holy Angels in Belmont (NC) since 1996 and is currently Chairman of the Board. Rob also serves on the board of Caldwell Hospice and Palliative Care in Lenoir.  Rob and wife, Ginger, are the joy-filled parents of two sons and a wonderful daughter-in-law.

Email: rob@lenoirpres.org

KORI DYER
Co-Director of Children’s Ministries
Kori is from Kannapolis NC.  She holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Appalachian State University and has worked in public education as a teacher and volunteer. She is married to Max, and they have two sons, one in middle school and one in elementary.  She has a passion for the local congregation’s role in supporting parents in making young disciples of Jesus Christ.

Email: kori@lenoirpres.org

JULIE HEFNER
Co-Director of Children’s Ministries
Julie is a native Georgian.  She holds a degree in Special Needs Education from the University of West Georgia.  Julie and her husband, Brad, have two sons, one in middle school and the other in elementary school.  She has a love for and great experience in church education.

Email: julie@lenoirpres.org

BRIAN KANE
Director of Youth Ministries
Brian is from Waynesboro PA and in 2015 received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Religion and Biblical Studies, and a minor in Biblical Languages and Theology from Liberty University.  Brian married Andrea in June 2016 and the two of them moved to Lenoir in July 2017 to begin ministry at Lenoir Presbyterian.  They are expecting their first child in January 2018.  Both share a passion for pointing youth to Jesus Christ and helping them develop the new life He makes possible.

Email: brian@lenoirpres.org

DAVE WILLIAMS
Worship Leader (Praise Band Director)
Dave hails from the Western suburbs of windy Chicago, IL.  He owns a software company with locations in Chicago and Germany.  He has been involved in youth and music ministry for two decades.  His wife, Adrienne, and he married in 2013 and live in the Kings Creek area of Caldwell County.  Dave is certified in outdoor first aid and loves the southern highlands.

Email: dzwillia@gmail.com

BETHANY WOLFE
Choir Director
Bethany is from Charlotte and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Appalachian State University with dual degrees in Sacred Music and Education with a choral concentration.  Bethany served as the chorus teacher at Gamewell Middle School where she met her husband Bryan.  They were married in June 2015.  Bethany is now Choral Director at West Caldwell High School, where Bryan teaches science.  They are excited to be part of the First Pres family.

Email: bethany@lenoirpres.org