Our Team

meet some of the people who serve Refuge

Pastor Jeremy H. Upton, D.Min.

Lead Pastor

Dr. Jeremy Upton is an anointed and gifted preacher who is passionately committed to impacting a generation to influence their culture for Jesus Christ. "Pastor J," as he likes to be called, has dedicated his life to declaring the Word of God, displaying a Godly lifestyle, and discipling people to walk with God.

Elder Trey Ferguson, M.Div.

Executive Pastor

Favorite "Victory Verse": Philippians 4:6-7
Favorite Dessert: Tempura Ice Cream
Favorite Movie: Black Dynamite
Last Good Book I Read: "Dancing in the Darkness" by Otis Moss III

Elder dario Palmer

Director of Finances

Favorite "Victory Verse": Jeremiah 29:11 
Favorite Dessert: Bread Pudding
Favorite Movie: Apollo 13
Last Good Book I Read: "Knowing God" by J. I. Packer

Min. Dawn Palmer

Director of Spiritual Formation & Equipping

Min. Carline Metellus

Director of Pastoral Care

Sis. Patrice Andrea

Director of Special Events & Community Engagement

Bro. Todd Middleton

Director of Weekend Services