Director of Student Ministries
Kevin came to 2PC in 2016. He grew up in Augusta, GA (no, he doesn’t really play golf…at least not very well) and graduated from Covenant College. Kevin has been in youth ministry for over 17 years in South Carolina, Florida and Georgia before coming to Tennessee. He still loves youth ministry and can’t imagine doing anything else! Kevin is married to Nancy and has 3 children - Knox (2002), Mallory (2004) and Mary Cleo (2009). Oddly, Kevin roots for Notre Dame in football, Duke in basketball, and the New York Giants, Knicks and Mets. Kevin is honored to be a part of the great heritage of a strong and vibrant youth ministry here at Second and enjoys laughing a lot with our awesome staff!
Upper Grades Girls Director
Adrianne has been at 2PC since February 2003 –yes. 2003!– and absolutely loves Memphis! She grew up in Birmingham, Alabama and graduated from Auburn University (War Eagle!!). After graduation, she was a missionary with the International Mission Board in Nazareth, Israel for a year before returning to work in college ministry at Auburn for almost three years. After many years doing girls youth ministy, Adrianne is still in love with her job.
Recently, Adrianne got married to Will Cranford, a North Carolina man, and they spend their time exercising, watching tv shows, playing music, and getting overly competitive playing cards together.
Here are a few things you should know about Adrianne: she HATES pets, LOVES the Mavericks (especially Dirk), loves Jimmy Fallon, and loves this city.
Administrative Assistant to the Student Ministry and Family Team
Louanne was born and raised and Bethlehem, PA. After studying at Rutgers University, NJ, Louanne married to her best friend Fran, who is a worship leader here in Memphis. While married for more than 36 years, Louanne has three grown children--a daughter wholives in Memphis, a son in Franklin, TN., and another son in Belize on the mission field, with my 4 grandchildren. After working and serving for many years in ministry, I consider it a privilege to serve alongside a team of young adults who want to share the love of Jesus and see the next generation changed for His glory!
Assistant Senior High Director
Raised in Memphis, Will was blessed by a wonderful family of God-fearing parents along with the smartest brother in the world. After high school, will attended Auburn University despite being a Tennessee fan for most of his life. Along with the Tigers, Will is an avid Grizz fan and still roots for the Memphis Tigers. Tigers and Bears...
Will is now married to his beautiful bride Mary after dating her for more than 7 years! Will loves to do anything outside, work on house projects, or eat literally anywhere. Will is honored to be a part of this youth staff that made an impact on his life years ago.
Early Grades Girls' Director
Alyssa has been a member of Second since her involvement with the Fellows programs in 2011. She began her two-year youth internship May 2013 after teaching middle school social studies at Binghampton Christian Academy formerly known as The Neighborhood School for two years. She is originally from everywhere but claims North Carolina as her heart. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2011 with a degree in Political Science and Photojournalism. GO HEELS! She enjoys spontaneous dance parties and can become very passionate about things very quickly. God is her first love and she delights in living life with him.
In August 2015, Alyssa started as our early grades girls' director! Memphis has become her family and she is excited to be guaranteed more years here! GRIT and GRIND!
MARY RAINE IVY
Middle Grades Girls' Director
Mary Raine was born and raised in Memphis. After graduating from White Station High School in 2009, she went to Nashville, where she studied Human & Organizational Development at Vanderbilt University. After graduation, she moved to Houston, TX, where she worked in youth ministry at Christ the King Presbyterian for two years. Although her time in Texas affirmed her passion for ministry and gave her a deep love for Tex-Mex and rodeos, she is excited to be back in the land of double names and pork barbecue. Mary Raine loves rollerblading, drinking coffee, going on walks, live music, and the Olympics. She is so excited to be a part of an incredible staff and a ministry that impacted her deeply.
Mary Katherine started working at 2PC in January 2016. She is from Greenville, South Carolina, and recently graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Nutrition. In 2012, she was a summer intern at 2PC and is so excited to be back. She considers it a privilege to be working as a 2 year intern with the junior and senior high students. MK loves to run, cheer on the Tigers, both Auburn and Clemson, drink coffee and take adventurous trips with her awesome friends!
Kit started working at 2PC in January 2016. She grew up in Birmingham, Alabama in the pews of her church, and on the baseball fields with her two brothers and sister. Kit graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Human Development and Family Studies. War Eagle! After graduation, Kit was a Briarwood Fellow in Birmingham and a summer camp counselor in North Carolina. Kit loves art and crafting, eating Mexican food, riding bikes, and taking road trips. She loves anything outdoors and anytime she gets to wear her Chacos. Kit is excited to be here in Memphis, and to see how the Lord uses her and this staff in the lives of the students at 2PC!
Reed Jostes is from Winter Haven, FL (central Florida) and graduated from the University of Florida in April 2017. His major was in family, youth, and community sciences with a minor in leadership. Both of Reed’s parents are teachers and he is child number three of four - an older sister and brother and a younger sister. He grew up playing sports and music and played baseball in college for his freshmen year. His passion for youth grew in college where he gained his experience serving middle and high school students. Reed hopes to continue pursuing youth ministry and potentially start taking seminary classes while spending his time here at Second Presbyterian Church.