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Frank Venable



I graduated from UNC-Chapel Hill with a degree in American Studies and from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Masters of Divinity. I share in preaching, worship leadership, small group ministry, missions and evangelism, and general needs of our church family. In my free time, I enjoy volleyball, tennis, playing the guitar, and cycling.

My wife Leslie and I have two children, Megan and Catie.

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Jack Parmelee

Assistant Pastor


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Meg Franks

Director of Children's Ministry


I joined our staff as our Director of Children's Ministry in December 2013. I've been an active member at CTK since 1995, serving in various music and children’s ministries. I earned my Bachelor of Music Education degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and have been a piano instructor and music teacher with Durham and Wake County Schools. I have a heart for children, a passion for teaching and a deep desire to follow where God is leading me next!

My husband Alan and I have three children, Cammie, Emily, and Matthew.

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Hill Griffin

Office Manager


I became a member of the CTK staff as the office manager in August 2018. I live in Durham with my husband, son, and my silly little dog, Luna.