JD and Natalie Mangrum moved to Charlestown at the end of 2016 along with their two sons — Noah and Owen. Before relocating to New England to start Christ Church Charlestown, they started Origins Church in downtown Greenville, South Carolina. The Mangrums are proud residents of Charlestown and are involved at their sons’ school, have helped coach their sons’ sports teams, and seek to be active members of the community wherever possible. During their first year in Charlestown, JD has served with Charles River Church in Roslindale to learn the community and receive training from pastors from Boston. The Mangrums love drinking coffee, walking the neighborhood, spending time at the parks, and laughing and sharing meals with friends and neighbors in Charlestown.
Kayla Stephens relocated to Charlestown in early 2019 to serve with Christ Kids and Community Engagement. She has a heart for serving children and families in Charlestown and showing them the love of Christ. Kayla loves to sing, watch Clemson football, eat croissants, and have game nights with friends. In addition to serving at Christ Church, Kayla works part-time as a pediatric nurse taking care of little ones from newborns to teenagers.
Nic and Nikki moved to Charlestown in mid 2020. Nic serves as the Director of Song-Worship for Christ Church Charlestown, while Nikki works part time as a nurse and owns and operates a small jewelry business. Nic is passionate about teaching the truth of scripture, the art of expression, and the Christian worldview through song. Before relocating to Charlestown, Nic served as the director of song-worship at Cross Point Baptist Church in Perry, Georgia. He enjoys learning new instruments, playing ultimate frisbee, and coaching middle/high school sports. The McGehee's love hosting friends and family around their table, exercising, reading, and watching movies.