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Mark Knight

Lead Pastor

I’m Pastor Mark Knight, Lead Pastor of EPICENTER Church; I’m blessed to be married to my best friend and love of my life Kim Knight. She is my breath of fresh air and an incredible partner in the journey of life. We have three boys; Michael, Cody, and Jacob. I became the Lead Pastor of Calvary Assembly in 2006. Before beginning my fulltime life mission in the church, I ran a successful business for 15 years. Fayetteville has always been our home; we love it and are so thankful to be able to give back to the community we grew-up in.

My heart is for people; seeing lives changed. Seeing heartache transformed into healing. Several years ago, I had a vision of impact for Fayetteville and the surrounding community. This vision was that the church would become an epicenter of change and restoration. A place where people far from God would be welcome and lives would be changed. In 2011 the birth of EPICENTER Church has made that vision a reality. Our mission is to serve you, our community and beyond. We would love to partner with you in your life Journey; come join us and find your place in the story.

Can’t wait to meet you!
Mark Knight

Kim Knight

First Impressions / Care Pastor

Kim is the First Impressions Pastor and the wife of Pastor Mark. Together they have three boys and a heart for the City of Fayetteville. She coordinates Epicenter’s E Women ministry, which allows her to fulfill her passion for ministering to women and developing friendships among them that will last a lifetime. She enjoys time with her family, watching the Cooking Network and Regis & Kelly.

Ian O’Brien

Family Life Pastor

Ian O'Brien oversees the kids' and student ministries at Epicenter Church. Ian has been working with kids and students for over 14 years. He has coached sports teams, led bible studies, and spent 4 1/2 years as a public school teacher. Ian believes that being young does not mean a person cannot do amazing things for God. He has a desire to see kids and students from all walks of life changed by the grace and power of Jesus Christ, and is passionate about seeing the city of Fayetteville changed by God. Ian and his wife, Tianna, have been married for almost 6 years. They have a 3 year old son named Liam, and are excited to meet their new daughter Lauren this July.

Jessica Kringel

Financial Secretary

Jess joined the church as Business Manager of Epicenter in 2009. She is native of Fayetteville and has

been attending Epicenter for over twenty years. Epicenter is where she met her high school sweet heart

and husband. She has two teenagers that keep her extremely busy between sports, music and their

social lives. She loves everything outdoors, reading and hanging with friends and family. A fun fact: Jess

and her husband Rob share a love for hotrods, the faster and louder the better.