Lauren Knight - Director of Discipleship
Lauren was called to serve at St. Paul’s in 2016. She is an alumnae of Lenoir-Rhyne University where she
has degrees in Sociology and Human and Community Services. She brings a vast amount of ministry
experience specializing in youth and family programming, community outreach and congregation life.
Lauren was born and raised in Lincolnton, NC. She plans to stay in Lincoln County just as 5 generations of
her family have as well. She is married to Ethan, an electrician and an outdoor enthusiast. They have a
toy poodle named Sassy.
You can catch Lauren in the church office where she loves to plan ministry events. Or she often is out at
local coffee shops where she likes to meet with our church members and other people in the
community. She is always looking for ways that our congregation can make a difference in our
When Lauren has free time she loves watching sports. High school football and the NFL are her favorite.
She also loves to bake and go on local walking trails with her dog. Lauren hopes that you will come and
visit St. Paul’s and engage in all of our ministry programs.
“I am a tiny pencil in the hand of a writing God who is sending a love letter to the world”- St. Teresa of
Director of Discipleship, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, ELCA
Office- (704) 922-4387
Mobile- (704) 477-4175