Leadership

Cole McLaughlin

Cole McLaughlin

Senior Pastor

Cole is the senior pastor at Peace Church. He and his wife, Teressa, met during their college years and got married one week after graduation. They have four kids: Micah, Eli, Emory and Adeline. Cole grew up in Buies Creek, NC, went to college at UNC, and worked for 15 years as a campus minister, most recently at Duke University. He received a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte in 2007.

Doug Domin

Doug Domin

Associate Pastor

Doug comes to Peace from New Hampshire where he and his wife, Linda, church planted.  They also have served churches in Yazoo City, Mississippi, Miami, Florida, and Aiken, SC.  They have 4 grown children: Courtney, Daniel, Andrew, and Jonathan. Doug received his B.A.A. degree in Criminal Justice and his M.Div. degree from Reformed Theological Seminary.  Doug serves the church primarily in discipleship ministries and outreach. 

Ken Langley

Ken Langley

Assistant Pastor of Worship and Communications

Ken and his wife Amy met at Covenant College and came to Peace from St. Louis, Missouri, where Ken attended Covenant Seminary and received a Master of Divinity degree with a concentration in worship and music. Ken has previously served at churches in Philadelphia (his home city), Arlington and Richmond, VA (Amy's home city) and St. Louis. Ken has a range of musical experience, from leading and participating in choral music, hymnody of all varieties and contemporary worship ensembles. Ken and Amy have two children, Daniel and Olivia. Ken was ordained and installed as Assistant Pastor of Worship on March 26, 2017.

Jennifer McGehee

Jennifer McGehee

Director of Preschool

Jennifer has been married to Steve for thirty wonderful years, and they are blessed to call Peace home. Their son, Brock, flies F-15C’s in Okinawa.  Their daughter, Bethany is recently married and is a professional musician. Jennifer has enjoyed serving children and young families for over twenty years. She is delighted to join the church’s mission to love and serve our community by providing a preschool where children learn through play. Jennifer enjoys traveling west to visit family, reading a good book by the pool, walking on the beach, and hiking in the mountains. She is currently pursuing a Master’s Level Certificate in Biblical Counseling from Southeast Baptist Theological Seminary.

Alisa Arslan

Alisa Arslan

Director of Children's Ministries

Alisa is delighted to call North Carolina and Peace Church “home”.  She grew up in Winston-Salem, graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill, worked at IBM for 17 years in software development and management, and relishes her current roles as wife, mom, nana, daughter, director of children’s ministries, and Sunday School teacher.  She loves VBS and sharing the amazing truths of God’s Word with children!  Alisa’s family includes husband Mark, daughter Anna in college, two adult stepsons, preschool-age triplet grandkids, and two furry felines.  She enjoys travel, music of many genres, and a good book.

Todd Blonshine

Todd Blonshine

Office and Facilities Manager

Todd and his wife Cathy have been members at Peace for over 20 years.  They met in Georgia and have eight children (four married couples).  Todd loves serving Jesus by helping the facilities and office run smoothly.

Cheryl Somerville

Cheryl Somerville

Administrative Assistant

Cheryl and Matt were both forestry majors at Clemson University when they married 35 years ago. They moved to Cary 31 years ago, visiting Peace their first weekend here, and never visiting another church because they were HOME! Cheryl homeschooled their 5 children (Ben, Mary, Rob, Caroline, and Sam) for 22 years before "retiring." They have enjoyed becoming empty-nesters, and are super thankful that the whole family has settled locally, including two sweet grandsons! Cheryl has a passion for service, cooking, organization, and Matt! 

Teressa McLaughlin

Teressa McLaughlin

Administrative Assistant

Teressa has been married to our pastor, Cole, for twenty years, and they have four children. She grew up in Indiana farm country, where much of her extended family still lives. When she's not welcoming folks at Peace, you can find Teressa helping out at her kids' school or spending time with friends.

Rebecca Lucas

Rebecca Lucas

Nursery Coordinator

Rebecca Lucas grew up at Peace Church, leaving for college and a short stint in Chicago before returning back to Cary.  She is married to Andrew and is mom to two boys, Isaiah and Micah as well as being a foster parent.  Prior to staying home with her kiddos and working at Peace, Rebecca worked as an Athletic Trainer. 

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