Meet Thyatira’s Staff

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Sharon Gantkowski
Office Manager
Sharon was born and raised in Pennsylvania and moved to North Carolina in 2006. She enjoys spending time with her husband, two daughters, and dogs.
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Jon McCachren
Choir Director
Jon has joyfully led Thyatira’s Choir for twenty-two years. He is a native of Rowan County and a graduate of UNC Greensboro School of Music.
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Ron Mercer
Organist
Ron has tickled the ivories of Thyatira’s keyboards for twelve years. He and his wife, Ethel, live in Troutman, NC.
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Stacey Steck
Pastor
Stacey began at Thyatira in December 2015. A native of Cleveland Heights, Ohio, Stacey previously served churches in Saint Cloud, Minnesota and San José, Costa Rica. He also served as Mission Personnel with the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) in Costa Rica. He is married to Flora Calderón-Steck and they have two children, Julian and Lucia.