Ministry Staff

Austin Rammell
Lead Pastor

Ph: 704-922-3763 ext 100

Austin has been preaching and leading the team at Venture since 2002. He has 3 children with his wife, Keri, and has recently achieved his Doctorate of Ministry in Leadership from Liberty University.

Chris Mintz
Associate Pastor: Children, Students and Administration

Ph: 704-922-3763 ext 102

Chris joined the staff at Venture in 2012. He leads the student ministry, the children’s ministry, Venture’s staff and all church administration duties. He and his wife, Bee, have 2 children.

Jonathan Pugh
Associate Pastor: Life Groups and Church Partnership

Ph: 704-922-3763 ext 101

Jonathan has a passion for equipping students to make disciples of Jesus. He and his wife, Jennifer, have 4 children and have been in student ministry since 2006. Jonathan is a graduate of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Volunteer Pastors

Hank Parker, Jr.

Associate Pastor
Ph: 705-506-5611

Scott Sherrill

Associate Pastor
Ph: 704-241-5121

Support & Administration

Kim Talbert

Pastoral Counseling Services
Ph: 704-922-3763 ext 109

Judy Freeman

Finance Coordinator
Ph: 704-922-3763 ext 103

Dalton Rhyne

Worship Leader

Nathan Freeman

Audio Production Manager

Keith Propst

Building Maintenance Coordinator
Ph: 704-913-1049

Drew Horine

Website Maintenance Manager
Ph: 704-898-1456

Isaac Jones

Visual Production Manager