Tracy & Shannon Hamilton
Tracy Hamilton is the founding pastor of TCWC Church. Tracy and Shannon have been serving in ministry for over 37 years. They began their ministry as Youth Pastor’s serving in Anderson, SC and Pinellas Park, FL. While serving as Youth Pastor’s they were called to be church planters and planted their first church in York, PA. In 1992, God began to work details and presented the opportunity for them to plant TCWC Church in Seneca, SC. TCWC Church held it’s first service in 1993 and has been moving forward ever since.
Since serving TCWC Church they have traveled to over 16 countries with various mission trips, pastor conferences, and hosting tour groups in Israel. Tracy and Shannon believe the local church is the hope of the world and have invested in being part of Oconee County, numerous events, and community service throughout the year.
Tracy and Shannon have been married for 37 years and are blessed with two daughters, a son-in-law, and two grandchildren.
Pastor Chris Gill was appointed to serve as TCWC Church's Executive Pastor on August 1, 2018.
Prior to that, he served as one of the pastors of the multi-congregational Every Nation NYC church in New York City.
Chris worked with Every Nation Churches for almost 20 years helping plant churches throughout Europe and in the United States. Chris also worked with Mercy Ships in West Africa for two years. Chris has had the opportunity to bring the Gospel to over almost 70 nations around the world.
Pastor Chris owns his own marketing & consulting business (Sands of Time Studios) in which he is able to help other churches, organizations, and small businesses with a wide range of services, including revitalization programs for churches.
Pastor Chris is married to his wife Renea Gill and they have two children Samantha & Eli Gill.
Alan & Bethany Lee
Alan and Bethany Lee are the Children's Pastors at Tricounty Worship Center, where they aim to create an atmosphere of fun and engaging lessons that are fundamental in speaking to a child's worth, freedom, and identity in Christ.
Alan and Bethany were both raised in Christian homeschooled families, where they encountered God from a young age, and have a love and value for family and children, and a desire to serve God and others in everything they do that has been ingrained in them from the very beginning.
Alan currently also works at the Oconee Nuclear Station, and Bethany stays at home and homeschools their three amazing children: JoJo, Micah, and Nathaniel.
Derrick & Whitney Huskamp
Youth & Young Adult Pastors
Derrick & Whitney Huskamp are the campus pastors at TCWC Church. They met each other at church youth camp when they were 14 years old and stayed friends until they were married in 2011. They have 2 beautiful children, Peyton who is 6 years old, and Macon who is a 1 year old.
Derrick was born and raised in Mauldin, SC. He started working at Greenville City Fire Department in 2009 and is currently a Fire Specialist and on the Rescue Team. He is also an ISSA certified personal trainer.
Whitney was born and raised in Seneca, SC. She graduated from Clemson University in 2008 with a degree in Health Science. She is currently a stay-at-home mom and works as a substitute teacher in Oconee County Schools. She has also started a missions organization called Greatest Is Love, Inc.
Derrick and Whitney lead our middle and high school students called CRAVE. CRAVE meets Sunday nights at 6:00 pm at TCWC. They also lead our young adult group for ages 18-23-year-olds called Anchored. This group meets during small group time on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm. They also lead our summer international missions trip.
Marly Ellenburg was hired to serve as TCWC Church's Office Manager on April 1, 2019. Prior to that, Marly served on staff at a local church as the Pastor of Staff and Elder Development, has served as the Executive Director of a pregnancy care center, and had a floral design business in her earlier years.
Marly has been in ministry for over 17 years enjoying opportunities to serve in children’s and youth ministry as well as different roles in women’s ministry. She served at Leath Correctional Institute for over four years providing a women’s Bible study for the ladies at the prison. She currently facilitates a post abortion Bible study at a local pregnancy care center and is in development of her own nonprofit, The Leah Project, which assists women in finding their place in ministry.
She graduated from Liberty University in 2018 with a degree in Psychology.
Marly has been happily married for 23 years to her husband, Brian. They have two children: Dylan and Brady.
Tristan Adams is the worship leader at TCWC Church.