Leadership

Chris Florence

Chris Florence

Lead Pastor, chris@peacepca.org

Chris grew up in Brownsville, Texas before attending Texas A&M University, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in psychology.  While at A&M, he came to faith in Jesus through the ministry of Reformed University Fellowship (RUF). Chris earned his Master of Divinity degree from Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, his Master of Science in Social Work degree with a concentration in adult mental health and chemical dependency from the University of Texas at Austin, and pursued his Doctor of Philosophy degree in higher education leadership and teaching at St. Louis University. 

He has served in a variety of areas over the years - Senior Associate Pastor of Discipleship and Shepherding at Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Rock Hill, SC, Vice President in the Academics Department, Interim Director of the Center for Ministry Leadership, the Interim Director for the Doctor of Ministry program, and an assistant professor of practical theology at Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis.  Chris has also served churches in Augusta, GA, Severna Park, MD, and Sturgis, SD throughout his years of ordained ministry in the PCA.

He is married to Suzy who he met at RUF while attending Texas A&M. Chris and Suzy have been married since 1995 and have one daughter, Bailey, who is a freshman at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. In his free time, you might find Chris kayaking or hiking with Suzy, barbecuing brisket, cooking Mexican food, watching baseball, or reading.

Doug Domin

Doug Domin

Associate Pastor, doug@peacepca.org

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. 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

Associate Pastor of Worship and Enfolding, kenl@peacepca.org

Ken and his wife Amy met at Covenant College, where he received a B.A. in Applied Music. The Langleys 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 four children, Daniel, Olivia, Celia Grace, and Jacob. Ken was ordained and installed as Assistant Pastor of Worship on March 26, 2017, and was installed as Associate Pastor on October 3, 2021.

Alisa Arslan

Alisa Arslan

Director of Children's Ministries, alisa@peacepca.org

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, 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, adult daughter Anna, two adult stepsons, one (very busy!) daughter-in-law, three elementary-age grandkids (triplets!), and two furry felines.  She enjoys travel, music of many genres, and a good book.

Jennifer McGehee

Jennifer McGehee

Director of Preschool, jennifer@peacepca.org

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.

Jono Darville

Jono Darville

Director of Youth Ministry, jono@peacepca.org

Jonathan (Jono) Darville and his wife, Jillian, have been members of Peace since 2016 and welcome their son, Jono, into the family in 2021. Jono is a former Global Master Trainer and Senior Account Executive with The Center for Leadership Studies. Prior to his time in the corporate world, Jono helped lead a ministry in New York geared towards reaching those in the fashion industry with the gospel. Jono has a B.A. in Biblical Studies and a minor in Apologetics from The College at Southeastern. He is currently finishing an M.A. in the Philosophy of Religion from Southeastern Seminary. Jono loves watching basketball, reading theology, spending time with friends and family, and walking Raleigh (the family dog). Jono and Jillian are expecting their first child in December. They love calling Peace their church home and consider it an honor to serve the families of Peace Church.  

 

Todd Blonshine

Todd Blonshine

Office and Facilities Manager, toddb@peacepca.org

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.

Meaghan Clayton

Meaghan Clayton

Assistant Music Director, meaghan@peacepca.org

Meaghan is a North Carolina native, growing up in Greensboro then moving to the Raleigh area in 1999 to attend Meredith College. She graduated from Meredith College with a degree in Music Education. She has played cello with the Meredith College Sinfonietta, Raleigh Civic Symphony, and the Raleigh Symphony. Meaghan also taught orchestra in the Wake County Public School System for 6 years. Currently, she teaches a private studio of violin, viola, and cello students and is the assistant director of the Triangle Youth String Orchestra. She also loves arranging music for the worship team as well as her students and orchestras. Meaghan is married to Justin, and they have 3 kids, Keegan, Caeden, and Immy. They have been blessed to call Peace home since 2014. 

Marta Bowser

Marta Bowser

Financial Assistant, martab@peacepca.org

Andrea Dugger

Andrea Dugger

Communication Assistant, andrea@peacepca.org

Andrea moved to North Carolina in 1998 to love and help a friend in the midst of dying from a brain tumor and work with House of Hope (a teenage residential center).  Before moving to NC she was on staff with Cru for 10 years and work with Josh McDowell and the High School Ministry on campus as well as internationally.  She thrives on being creative and is excited about working as the Communication Assistant at Peace.  She is married to Garrett and has three children – Kathrine, Monroe, and Isabella who are growing up quicker than she ever expected

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Elders

Ron Aasland
Joe Frazier
Alex Fuller
Bill Haynes
Tim McDonald
Dean Patton - Elder Emeritus
Rick Paules
Michael Pendley
Dan Prins
Bill Stern
Jeff Smith
Dale Walley
Chris Wright

Deacons

Drew Boyuka
Rick Chapman
Bruce Innes
Matt Pearson
Keith Shockley
Rick Thomas
Bill Venturi
Jeremy Walls
Piet Westerbeek