Leadership

Kevin and Charla Lum

Lead Pastors

Kevin and Charla Lum

Pastors Kevin and Charla dreamed of planting a church that would join God in the renewal of all things, beginning with their neighborhood in Washington, DC. With the help of twelve people committed to seeing this dream becoming a reality, The Table Church began on March 17, 2013. Prior to planting The Table, Kevin served […]

Angela Kissel

Parish Pastor - H Street Parish

Angela Kissel

Angela leads the H Street Parish at The Table. She is originally from the Midwest, but is also planting some roots in D.C. Her passion for vulnerable people groups was sparked while working with youth in SE Asia for three years. She continues to chase that passion by working at Peace Corps headquarters and also by learning […]

Jessica Breslin

Columbia Heights Parish Administrator

Jessica Breslin

Jessica is happy to use her administrative talents and Type A personality to serve the church. She finds joy in bringing understanding and order to the beautiful—though sometimes frenzied—realities of church planting. Originally from the Chicago area, Jessica will proudly defend the deep dish pizza as something only of divine inspiration. Jessica graduated with a […]

Douglas Welcome

Creative Director

Douglas Welcome

Douglas Welcome hails from the left coast, but is happy to currently call DC his home. One of his earliest memories centers around music, when at two years old, he discovered an old player piano covered in dust in a friends basement. While his primary instrument is bass, Douglas has considered himself a multi-instrumentalist, and […]

    Ashley Close

    Director of Community Engagement

    Ashley Close

    Ashley comes from South Carolina but went to college in Abilene, Texas at Abilene Christian University. She moved to DC in the summer of 2013 and falls more and more in love with the city every day. She proudly claims it as her new hometown. Her greatest passion is in hosting people in her home […]

    Amyre Barker

    Director of Food Justice

    Amyre Barker

    I’m a Michigander by birth but a Washingtonian in my heart.  My greatest inspiration is my grandmother.  One of my most favorite activities is grocery shopping (biking is a close second).  I grew up eating fresh veggies from the garden behind my grandmother’s garage and applesauce made from her trees.  On school breaks, I served […]

    Richard Kelley

    Director of TableKIDS and Discipleship

    Richard Kelley

    Richard heads the TableKIDS and discipleship efforts at the Table.  He has been engaged with youth ministries since 2000, when he began as a leader-in-training for an AWANA program in his hometown of Carpinteria, CA. Richard continued pursuing his passion for building others in South Africa, where he began an educational ministry in 2010 called the Mamelodi […]

      Lauren Maffeo

      Communications Coordinator

      Lauren Maffeo

      Lauren was born in Boston and first moved to DC for college. She left to earn her MSc from The London School of Economics and Political Science. She lived and worked in the UK for 2 years, until work brought her back to the District. When she is not leading communications for The Table, Lauren […]