2370 West Main Street Rock Hill, SC 29732-8909 (803) 324-8877 epiphany@epiphany-rockhill.org

Our Staff




Jeffrey L. Lingle, pastor

Jeff was called by the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America as Pastor/Developer for a new congregation in Rock Hill in July, 1989. After beginning worship in February, 1990 and developing a foundation for mission and ministry, he was called as Pastor of Epiphany in November, 1991. He is husband to Sally, dad to Darsey and Maggie, father-in-law to Cody and Evan, and "PJ"  (Poppa Jeff) to Jaycie, Sally and Clara. He is also an avid New York Yankees fan, a lover of coffee, craft beers, and soulful play. Jeff's pet is a Siberian Husky, named Jeter, and his main mode of transportation is a Smart Car.

Pastor Lingle will be retiring at the end of the summer after 29 years at Epiphany. His last Sunday at Epiphany will be August 26. He and Sally will be moving to the Asheville, NC area in September.




Lori Oxendine
Child Care Provider/Nursery Ministry

Lori became Epiphany's Child Care Provider and lead of our Nursery Ministry in April, 2015.  She was born and raised in New Jersey and moved to Rock Hill in 1999.  She and her husband, Bobby, a Rock Hill firefighter, have two sons, Connor and Joshua.  Lori has worked with children since she was 20 and currently is employed in the child care department  for the YMCA.




Hannah George,
Director of Music  Ministries

Hannah became the Director of Music Ministries in October, 2016. She is a graduate of The Julliard School of Music in New York City and a graduate of Gardner-Webb University. Since the second year of college, Hannah has held Music Director positions in North Carolina where she directed adult and children’s choirs, started ensembles, instrumental and handbell groups, and performed as organist, pianist and harpist. Hannah is a music teacher at Union Day Charter School. 

She met the love of her life, Chris George, also a professional musician, while playing in orchestra. She and Chris live in Rock Hill where he has a private music studio. They also own and teach at their music business called OnStage School of Performing Arts in the Ballantyne area.













Sarah Nuckles,
Office Adminastrator

Sarah served as Epiphany's Office Adminstrator from 2014 -2016 and rejoined the staff at Epiphany in June, 2018 to assist during the pastoral transition time.  We are delighted to have 
Sarah back at Epiphany, serving in this important ministry role.