Since becoming the senior pastor in 1998, Pastor Scott’s primary role has been preaching, teaching, visioning, and overseeing the staff. He grew up in Minnesota where he earned his Masters degree at Luther Seminary. He completed his Doctorate at Boston University. Outside of Christ Lutheran, Pastor Scott has served as Chair for the Senior Pastors’ Conference of the ELCA, board member for Augsburg/ Fortress Publishing House and is currently mentoring churches across the country on multi-site ministries. Pastor Scott is married to Gretchen and they have two adult children, Hannah and Nathan. He enjoys cooking with family and friends, travel (especially when it involves sailing) and golf.
Pastor Tenny has served on staff since 2000. He serves as the primary pastor at our Christ Concord campus and is part of the music team. He holds a Bachelor of Music degree from Capital University in Ohio and a Master of Divinity degree from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in SC.
Tenny and his wife, Sherry have a son, Colin, daughter-in-law, Shannon and granddaughter, Emily.
Pastor Ryan is a Pastor of Christ Lutheran and Head Pastor of the Christ South Campus. Ryan earned a bachelor's degree from the Ohio State University and a Master of Divinity from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. If you’ve read this far, he wants you know that none of that matters. His passion is building the Church in a way that would accept and be accepted by Jesus. That means more than coming to church; it means being the love of Christ, who loves all. All means all. Join in the mission.
Pastor Melody is Director of Family Ministry. Melody grew up in Franklin, TN and graduated from the University of Tennessee with a degree in Human Ecology. She earned Master of Arts in Religion from Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary and a Master of Divinity from Luther Seminary. Before joining CLC, Melody served as an Associate in Ministry at Faith Lutheran Church in Knoxville, TN and Pastor for Faith Formation at Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Atlanta, GA. Melody enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband, Matt and three sons, Ashton, Gabe and Copeland.
4519 Providence Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28226