- Bobby StrotherSenior Pastor
Bobby, originally from Suffolk Virginia, has been married for 15 years to his bride Jessi. He loves to preach and shepherd the flock. He has a passion for discipleship and loves to see people grow deeper in their faith so that they can stand strong and help others to grow as well. He received his undergraduate degree from Southeastern and his graduate degree from Columbia International. Bobby loves spending time doing anything active with his family as well as watching Dude Perfect videos with his four boys. (Elijah, Simeon, Titus and Colton)
- Tracey WilsonDirector of Music & Worship
Tracey, a Lancaster native, graduated from North Greenville University with a B.A. in music. She also studied at The Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville, KY where she meet her sweetheart, Rhett. They have been married for 20 years and enjoy life with their three teenagers: Hendrix, Anna-Frances and Dawson. As a family they love to travel, play board games and explore waterfalls.
- Carsen TaylorDirector of Children's Ministry
Carsen, although born in Texas has called South Carolina home for almost all her life. She is a graduate of North Greenville University with a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies. She has been serving on staff at Covenant since June 2018. Carsen loves to drink coffee with friends, read, travel, and drink more coffee!
- Pat RutledgeAdministrative Assistant
Pat graduated in 1976 from Winthrop University with a B.S. in Business Administration. She and her husband, Buddy, have two grown daughters, Greta Baker and Nikki Goodenow, and two grandchildren, Bailey and Boyd Baker. Pat has been with Covenant since the beginning in 1994. She enjoys singing in the choir and spending time at the river with family and friends.
- Ken HerronFacilities Engineer
Ken graduated in 1985 from NC State with Bachelors of Science in Chemical Engineering and Textile Chemistry (Polymers.) He returned to Waxhaw in 2006 to care for his aging parents and has since met and married, Jane Alford. They have six children between them. He runs his family sawmill business when he's not assisting Covenant.