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Our leadership team has a passion to share God's love and serve others. We would love to meet you and get to know you better!


John Pharis

Senior Pastor

Pastor John recently retired after long career as an architect in the beautiful city of Charleston.  Planting City Church was the most challenging yet rewarding decisions in his life.  Originally from central Louisiana, he received the life-changing experience of salvation at The Pentecostals of Alexandria, a church he considers home. Read Full Bio


Adrian Grant

Worship Pastor

Worship Pastor Adrian is a successful business owner and talented singer. 
Son of a local Pastor and musician, singing and worship has been a part of his life from his earliest memories. He is the loving husand of Evony Grant and proud father of his two children. Pastor Adrian is spirit led and sensitive to the move of God. He, along with the Praise and Worship team, effectively lead City Church of Charleston every service by rising first to engage the Presence of God.

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Danita Eldridge

Associate Pastor

Pastor Danita has an extensive career in banking, and is an extremely talented singer, anointed worship leader and fervent prayer warrior. She regularly teaches and preaches at the church, along with singing on the praise and worship team and assisting in the Outreach Department. Pastor Danita brings her skills in planning, communication and organization to our pastoral team. She is married to Brother Tim Eldridge, she has two adult children and is the proud Mimi of two of the best Grandchildren this side of Heaven.

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