Staff & Leadership

Our leadership team and staff are here to serve. Our goal is to train and equip you to follow and serve Jesus. The leadership team consists of our elders and the leaders of our various ministry areas.

  • Phillip & Lynn Miles

    Senior Pastor & Elder
    Phillip & Lynn founded Christ Community Church in 1981. They have four children and three grandchildren. Phillip leads Evangel Fellowship International, our ministry family. Phillip loves beautiful sunsets, a full moon and being in the wilderness. Lynn is a former English teacher, who loves Bible studies, symphonies, reading, mountains, and the Hallmark channel. Email Pastor Phillip

  • Ethan & Sydni WIlliams

    Family Pastor
    Ethan joined the CCC Pastoral family in 2013. Originally from the small town of Hartsville, SC, Ethan graduated from Coastal Carolina University in 2012 with a BS in Biology and then spent a year volunteer teaching in American Samoa. Ethan and Sydni were married in September 2016. Ethan oversees our CCC Kids Children's ministry, Aspire Youth ministry and Rise Up College ministry, in addition to our First Impressions Team. Email Pastor Ethan

  • Debbie Dixon

    Outreach Pastor

    Debbie oversees all of our Bridge community outreach. She retired from the State of South Carolina with 34 years of service. She spent most of her years here at the church volunteering in Youth Ministry. “My favorite thing to do when not volunteering at the church is ride my lawnmower, and sometimes I cut the grass!” Email Pastor Debbie

  • Melina & Jim Marshall

    Business Director

    Melina has been married to Jim since 1988, and they have 5 grown children and 6 grandchildren. They threw out the snow shovel and moved to this area in 2000 from Connecticut. In their spare time, they love to travel and even belong to a travel club. When they are not traveling, you might find them at one of their favorite local spots: Barnes & Noble or under the pier at Myrtle Beach State Park. Email Melina

  • Deborah & Daniel Sadr

    Communications Director

    Deborah and Daniel moved to SC in 2011 and joined the CCC family soon after. Deborah grew up in full time ministry and has a heart to see people connected through fellowship with their local church. Deborah joined our staff in 2017. The Sadrs have two children, Zoey and Alexander, and love spending their spare time at the beach. Email Deborah

  • Marlene & Michael O'Donovan

    Worship Director
    Marlene moved to Myrtle Beach in 2005 from Ft. Wayne, Indiana and joined the CCC staff in 2006. Her staff positions have changed and evolved over the years but her true passion is leading worship. Marlene married Michael in October 2012 and their son Jude joined them in November 2014. They love spending time together going for walks, playing sports, swimming, going to the beach or just relaxing at home. Email Marlene

  • Gretchen & Nathan Millwood

    Children's Director

    Nate and Gretchen are proud residents of Aynor and alumni of Coastal Carolina University. CCC has been their church family since 2002, and has walked with them through dating, graduation, first jobs, marriage, and the addition of their three daughters: Lydia, Marley, and Charlotte. They have both served the church in various volunteer positions throughout the years. Nate – calculator ever in hand- shares his analytical thinking and love of God’s Word, while Gretchen contributes children’s leadership experience and passion to see the next generation love and serve the Lord. Outside of church, they can be found coaching soccer, gardening, updating their farmhouse, or scraping chicken and horse manure from their boots. 

  • Dominic & Kim Starr

    Dominic and Kim lead our Discover class and Dominic serves on the Teaching Team. Dominic and Kim have been married for over 20 years and have two teenage daughters, Sophia and Maria. They have been members of CCC since 2000. Dominic is an attorney. Because he is a neat-freak, he spends his small amount of free time trying to find things to straighten up around the house. He has a weakness for shoes and interesting socks.

  • Harry & Dawn Lyles


    Harry and Dawn have been at CCC for 8 years. They lead the Community Groups and Dawn is a member of the Worship Team. Married for 40 years, they have three adult children, Alison, Stacy and David and boast of 8 grandchildren. Together they enjoy traveling, cooking, gardening, and relaxing on the beach. They also have a 5 lb. yorkie, Chloe' who is just a bit spoiled.