Meet our Staff
Stacey was born in Florence, SC and grew up all around the Southeast (his father worked for a company that built paper mills). He graduated from Francis Marion University and completed his Masters of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte. In 2016, Stacey and his family (wife Lia and daughters Abby, Josie, Noelle, and Eden) moved back to Florence to plant a new church. Stacey enjoys woodworking and watching college football.
Church Planting Apprentice
Jake and his wife, Lauren, have been married for 5 years and are both originally from Roanoke, VA. Jake is a graduate of the Virginia Military Institute and graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary with a Masters in Divinity in May of 2017. Lauren went to Virginia Tech and runs a graphic design business. They're both very excited to be in Florence and a part of what God is doing through Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church!
Children and Nursery Coordinator
Lia grew up in Atlanta and graduated from Georgia College and State University. She moved to Florence to work for a college ministry at Francis Marion University. Shortly after moving to Florence, she was introduced to Stacey and they were engaged a year and a half later. Stacey and Lia have 4 daughters (Abby, Josie, Noelle and Eden). She enjoys spending time with family, camping, games, reading and running.