Jon & Kari were both raised in Mt. Vernon. They met each other at Chapel Hill in ’03 and married in ’05. Jon is the son of our founding pastor and has been a part of Chapel Hill since day one. He joined the pastoral staff in 2001, and beginning in 2018 became the Senior Pastor of our church family. The Whisners have three children, Reagan, Gibbs, & Ryland.
Gary & Kristin Hankins
ASSOCIATE PASTOR / KIDS MINISTRY DIRECTOR
Gary & Kristin married in 2003, and began attending Chapel Hill in 2004. Gary became our associate pastor in 2021, and Kristin has been leading our kids ministry since the beginning of 2018. The Hankins have two children, Brock & London.
Dan, raised in Ohio, and Ronda, raised in Alabama, met at a small Bible college in southern Florida in 1971. They were married in ’74 and began a life of ministry together. Pastor Dan & Ronda founded Chapel Hill in their home in 1995. In 2018, after twenty-two years of faithful service, Pastor Dan handed the responsibility of senior pastor to his son, Jon. He now serves in a supportive role as pastor emeritus. The Whisners have four adult children, and nine grandchildren.
MUSIC MINISTRY LEADER
Chad & Lindsey were both raised in Ohio and were married in 2011. Lindsey is the oldest daughter of Pastor Dan & Ronda, and has been playing the piano at Chapel Hill since the first day our church began. Lindsey leads all of the different music ministries of our church. The Fords have three children, Garrett, Madison, & Zane.
Donna has attended Chapel Hill since 2000 and has served as our Church Treasurer since 2017. She also assists with our music ministry and online resources.