- Why St. John’s
- Mission & Outreach
Each Wednesday during Lent, St. John’s will host a speaker during the noon service followed by lunch prepared by area Episcopal churches ($7 per person).
On Wednesday, March 2nd, the preacher is The Reverend Ollie Rencher.
The Reverend Ollie V. Rencher serves as Rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte, North Carolina. Before ministry in the Diocese of North Carolina, Rev. Rencher served in the Dioceses of Mississippi and West Tennessee. He is an alumnus of the General Theological Seminary in New York City and a member of the Fellowship of the Society of St. John the Evangelist. The Rev. Rencher’s ministry includes outreach and so-cial justice ministries, racial reconciliation initiatives, and community revitalization. He serves on several boards including the Urban Ministry Center Board of Directors, Diocese of North Carolina Commission on Ministry for the Diac-onate, and the Liturgical and Constitution and Canons Committees, and Board of Directors of The Choir School at St. Peter’s and Center City Concerts at St. Peter’s. He is married to Ellie Rolfes Rencher, a graduate student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and enjoys fitness training, music, cooking, retreats, and traveling.