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The leadership team at JCPC consists of ordained Ruling Elders who are servant leaders who guide our community in faith, answer questions, and organize opportunities for mission.




Our Ministry Team leads our congregation in worship, mission, education and fellowship and serves to support the growth of this community as we seek to serve God and our neighbors. 

Meet the Ministry Team


Rev. Jennifer Hope Kottler


Jen has been pastor since August 2020. A native of Pittsburgh, she has lived all over the US, settling in Florence in 2018. She lives with her husband, Gavin and her dog, Beau, who also visits the office from time to time.


Angel Neil

Director of Worship and Music

Angel joined our team in October 2022! She brings many gifts of choral and bell conducting to this position as well as many years of church music experience. She is an accomplished musician and proud mom of her son, Wyatt Yock.


Susan Nexsen

Coordinator of Children’s Ministry

and Administrative Assistant

A Pennsylvania native, Susan moved to Kingstree after college and has been in this area ever since. An experienced educator and passionate about childrens ministry, Susan creates meaningful educational and fellowship experiences for all ages.

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