Board of Elders

Our elected board of elders meets on a monthly basis to plan and discuss how we can increasingly become a faith community where heaven and earth collide. The board also serve to encourage and care for our pastoral staff.

Caitie and Craig have called Raleigh and Ekklesia home since the fall of 2015. Caitie teaches elementary math and STEAM classes to PreK to 4thgrade students at St. David’s School in Raleigh, and you can find her volunteering in the Ekklesia Kids toddler class. She loves reading, spending time outside, and DIY projects.

Caitie Anderson

board member

Patrick and Niki along with their daughters, Charis (9) and Story (5) started attending Ekklesia in the summer of 2016. Patrick is the Artistic Director of Raleigh Little Theatre and volunteers as a teacher with the youth at church. He loves spending time with his family, all forms of art and sports, and pretending to be a great guitar player.

Patrick Torres

board member

Annie has been a part of Ekklesia since the fall of 2015. She serves regularly on Sunday mornings at the hospitality table, loves tea, and cheers for the NC State Wolfpack loudly and proudly.

Annie Jenkins

board member

Wes is a born and bred North Carolinian and has called Ekklesia home for the past five years.  When he and his wife Laura moved to Raleigh they searched for a new church for over a year and decided on Ekklesia because it was a place where they felt a strong sense of community and service as well as a place that was welcoming and accepting of all people.  Wes works as an Assistant Attorney General at the North Carolina Department of Justice and when he is not working volunteers with Ekklesia’s Connekkt Youth Ministry and fosters dogs.

Wes Saunders

board member

Chris and his wife Crystal moved to Raleigh in 2015. They have two very loving and rambunctious little boys, Cassius ‘Cash’ (b.2015) and Charleston ‘Charlie’ (b.2017). Chris works as a fundraiser for NC State University. When Chris was asked, “how do you spend your free time when not busy with your beautiful family?” His response, “What time? My kids are thee and one!”

Chris Price

board member

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