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Westminster Staff

Say hello to the staff of Westminster

Owen Stepp - Senior Pastor

Owen Stepp joined the Westminster staff in October 2020. He has a calling to cultivate Christ-centered community where all people are invited to meet Jesus, grow in His likeness, and engage in His mission. He and his wife Carolyn met in Atlanta and it was there that God blessed them to become the parents of Anna Kate, Charlie, and Sarah. In his free time, Owen enjoys sports, travel, and sharing good barbecue with family and friends. 

704-376-0751 ext 105

Leslie Dibble - Associate Pastor

Leslie Dibble has been a part of the Westminster family for over 36 years and has served as the associate pastor since 2009. She has recently transitioned into a part-time role focused on the “Third Third” (the Renaissance years) of the congregation. This part time role will enable Leslie to spend more time with her growing family. As a pastor, Leslie feels called to help people seek and experience God in all facets of everyday life, and to participate in our life together in Christ. Leslie and her husband, Parkes, have two married daughters, Hollister (Marcus) and Hannah (Reid), three beautiful granddaughters, Mary Reid, Parkes, and Caroline, and another grandchild on the way! Leslie enjoys reading, golfing, hiking, family time, and playing with her two dogs, Ellie and Emma.

704-376-0751 ext 110

Ken Johnson - Director of Operations

Ken Johnson joined the Westminster team in 2020. Ken and his wife Georgia have two sons, Will and Dave.

704-376-0751 ext 114

Brad Turnage - Director of Youth & Family Ministries

Brad Turnage joined the Westminster staff in August 2022. He has worked in youth ministry for nearly 20 years and has served alongside his wife Jamie since 2009. They both feel a deep calling to work with teenagers and their families and are committed to walking alongside both as they come to understand the deep love God has for them in Christ. In his free time Brad loves traveling, photography, darts and disc golf.

704-376-0751 ext 115

Jennifer Boyd - Children's Ministry Director

Jennifer Boyd joined the Westminster team with 15 years of experience in counseling both children and families. She's passionate about reaching children with the message of Jesus. She and her husband, Jason have five children and two cuddly dogs.

704-376-0751 ext 113

Jamie Turnage - Family Ministries Administrative Assistant

Jamie Turnage joined the Westminster staff in February 2024. A former public-school teacher of 17 years, Jamie has volunteered in youth ministry since she was in high school and has loved every minute of it. In particular, she feels an incredible love for middle school girls and hopes that they can develop life-long friendships that are centered around a mutual love for Christ, each other, and the world. In her free time, Jamie makes t-shirt and memory quilts for family and friends, reads and gets to the beach as often as possible. 

Susan Hemphill - Executive Assistant

Susan Hemphill joined the Westminster Team in 2022. She has one daughter who is married and has one grand kitty. You’ll find her walking the greenways enjoying nature. She also enjoys working in her flower beds and watching the birds in her yard. Committed to serving others in need, she is a Stephen Minister. She is also active in her church, Myers Park United Methodist, where she is a member of the Administrative Board.


Kevin Davis - Director of Communications

Kevin Davis joined the Westminster team in 2022 though he has been a part of the WPC family for ten years. Kevin is also an ordination candidate with ECO. He and his wife, Lisa, love exploring the great outdoors and, most of all, spending time with their toddler, Annabelle, and baby sister, Lillian. You will know Kevin by his cowboy boots and encyclopedic knowledge of both country music and systematic theology!

704-376-0751 ext 106 (Tues., Thurs.)

Esteban Barrera - A/V Technical Director

Esteban Barrera joined the Westminster team in 2021. He is married to Hannah, and they joyfully welcomed their daughter, Josie, in 2021, and second daughter, Ellie, in 2023. In addition to A/V work, Esteban enjoys playing piano and basketball.

Nancy White - Business Administrator

Nancy White moved from Oregon to Charlotte in 2014 to be closer to family. In joining our team, she brought 15 years of church secretary experience!

704-376-0751 ext 102

David Jenkins - Custodian

David Jenkins joined the Westminster team in 2021. He and his wife Nikia have been blessed to raise four children. In his free time, David enjoys basketball, fishing, and grilling!