Dane Martin is the Campus Minister for Baptist Student Ministry at Salem College. In 2006, he received his Bachelor of Arts from Seton Hall University with a major in Religious Studies. Dane received a Master of Divinity at Emory University Candler School of Theology. He enjoys ministering to college students because it is an opportunity to invest in the lives of students at a time of great change… adjusting to campus life, being away from home, and discovering one’s own spiritual/Christian voice. Dane is an avid soccer player, enjoys being outdoors, and loves all genres of music. He and his wife Gretchen spend most of their free time chasing after their 2 energetic little boys!
336-725-8767, ext. 105
Rev. Kristin Jenson
Kristin Jenson is the Campus Minister for Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship at Salem. She graduated from Trinity Bible College in 2012 and became a licensed minister with the Assemblies of God in 2015. God called her to Winston-Salem in 2017 to join a team of Chi Alpha workers in the Winston-Salem area. She loves her job as both campus minister at Salem College and the administrative assistant for the National Chi Alpha Diversity Specialist. She is passionate about ministering to students and seeing them discover freedom, joy and hope in Jesus in a spirit-filled, multi-ethnic community.
All are welcome! We strive to be Christ-centered and diverse as a reflection of God’s Kingdom. ESF meets weekly for worship, community, and to share a meal together.
The Rev. James Franklin
“Office Hours” 10am-2pm, Student Center Café
James is the Episcopal campus minister at Salem and Wake Forest. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he earned his master of divinity from the Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas. James is looking forward to nurturing and growing Christian student leaders. He is excited to form and encourage community with an Episcopal identity. James, his wife, Samantha, and their daughter, Corinne, live in Winston with their dog, Buster.
Karen Lambeth is the InterVarsity Christian Fellowship campus staff member at Salem College. She is an alumna of Salem College and graduated with her degree in Sociology in the Spring of 2016. She was involved in her first year at Salem with InterVarsity as it was being planted on campus. She went through all of the Salem traditions from Fall Fest to Big/Little and continues to have a love for everything that the Salem Sisterhood is about. Through her two short years at Salem, her favorite part of InterVarsity was that of creating and cultivating a community of people that love each other well because they want to understand more of how Jesus loves us well. She adores leading bible studies and thrives in environments with a lot of people. In her free time, she can be found drinking coffee at any of the bazillion places in Winston, watching Disney movies, and chatting it up with random people.
Rev. Andrew Heil
Rev. Andrew Heil is the Associate Pastor of Home Moravian Church, located in the Salem community. A graduate of Lee University and the Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Andrew believes that our differences are often the gifts that we bring to community. Andrew is married to Sarah. Together they enjoy conversations about books, good cups of coffee, and spending time outdoors. They also delight in the adventure of being Molly’s parents. Contact Andrew if you need someone to listen—or just because.
Rev. Amanda Davee Lomax is a graduate of Salem and majored in Biology and Religion before completing a Master of Divinity with a concentration in Pastoral Care at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond. She combines those interests in her other job as a APC Board Certified Hospital Chaplain at Women’s Hospital of Greensboro. Amanda is also a licensed clinical addictions specialist with over 10 years of experience working in behavioral health and substance abuse. Amanda loves working alongside college students and joining them on the journey as they unpack the faith of their childhood and discern the faith of their adult lives. Amanda finds deep joy in providing companionship along difficult physical, emotional, and spiritual journeys. She loves opening her mind through books and podcasts and zoning out with mindless TV and ice cream. She also enjoys trying new things and is almost always up for an adventure. Amanda lives in Greensboro with her husband, Freddie, two silly little boys, Monroe and Gray, and a spunky dog named Jack. If you want to chat, try something new, or need a kid or dog fix, give her a call!
Father Marcel Amadi
Father Marcel Amadi was born in Lagos, Nigeria and was ordained in 2003. He served as personal secretary to the Archbishop of Lagos, and also Archdiocesan Secretary and Master of Ceremonies for seven years. He published three books, including a book of his personal poems.
Following his archdiocesan services in Nigeria, Father Marcel came to the United States to pursue a master’s degree in pastoral care and counseling from Fordham University, New York, and he is now working on his doctoral degree in pastoral psychology. While studying at Fordham, he served as parochial vicar at St. Charles Borromeo Parish in Manhattan and as director of religious education in the parish. Having experienced God’s love as a small boy and through the years, especially from the example of other priests reaching out to those in need, Father Marcel is happy to be among university students today, spreading that love and faith.
Rev. Larry Jones
PO Box 7433
Rev. Larry Jones has degrees from Wake Forest University and Duke Divinity School, and has served as the Wesley Foundation Director since 2005. He and his wife, Susan, have two grown children. Larry likes to stay busy with running, biking, and working out. He can normally be found in his usual work uniform of a tshirt and shorts! Larry enjoys working with students and having discussions on whatever theological or philosophical issue that is on their minds.
Gail Bretan earned a PhD in educational studies (UNC-G), a master’s degree in rehab counseling (U of Arizona), and two bachelor’s degrees- business administration (Northwood U) and elementary education (Temple U). She has held positions in a variety of fields including rehabilitation and healthcare management, hospitality, business, Jewish education, and higher education.
Gail is married and has two college-aged sons. She is an active and lifelong volunteer, serving as the past-president of two different Hadassah groups. She is active in her synagogue and has served on many boards and committees.
Imam Khalid Griggs
Community Mosque of Winston-Salem