• Sarah majors EMAIL

    Senior Pastor (she/they)

    Sarah is an Alamance County native who holds a bachelors in Religious Studies with minors in Peace and Conflict Studies and Jewish Studies from Elon University as well as a Master of Divinity from Duke Divinity School. As a first generation college student raised in a farming family, Sarah was a Thriving Rural Communities Fellow at Duke; a scholarship program for Methodist students interested in ministering to rural people and reimagining church communities. Sarah is passionate about churches being agents of good and advocates for change in the communities where they are located. While Open Table is not a rural church Sarah remains committed to connecting the church to its surrounding community and meeting people as they are where they are; affirming that all people are reflections of God and worthy of love. When not at church, Sarah can be found hanging out with her cats, watching true crime documentaries, frequenting plays and musicals, and browsing antique stores.

  • Chrissy macinnes email

    Children's and Youth Director (she/her)

    Chrissy is a North Carolina native and began her work with children in Raleigh as a nanny. She attended North Carolina State University where she studied biology and religion. As the Children's and Youth Director at Open Table Chrissy is excited to combine her passion for children and healthy development by creating a fun environment that supports positive attitude and loving community. 

  • Millie Martinez EMAIL

    Kids Assistant (she/her)

    Born in Venezuela, Millie moved to the US many years ago with her husband Freddy, seeking to serve families by helping them find their value and uniqueness in society and in God’s Kingdom. As a Pastors’s daughter, she knows the importance of teaching and mentoring families, especially for reaching out the children with the Good News during that tender age. Millie holds a Bachelor degree in Bible Theology from SEPAD Biblical Seminary and Associates Studies in Mass Communication and public speaking from UCV in Venezuela. For her, nothing's more pleasing than a walk with her dog “Easyboy,”  making floral arrangements, or singing along to music. Colors, textures and shapes always keep her inner child alive and smiling all the time.


    Music Minister (he/they)

    Nicholas Sidoran hails from the snowy Utica, New York. In his youth his family traveled across America planting churches. He holds a degree in Theater and Performance Studies from The University of Chicago. He is a union affiliated professional actor and classically trained pianist. Nicholas has won awards for his singing and playing in New York, Chicago, and Florida. He is an avid video gamer and proud member of the LBGTQIA+ community. Please let him pet your dog if you ever bring it to a service. He is proud to serve such a welcoming, loving community. 

  • Nick Stubblefield email

    Administrative Assistant (he/him)

    Nick grew up in Asheville, NC, and he and his wife Chinny have recently relocated to Raleigh after a 9-year stint in Brooklyn, NY. Nick is a graduate of the music composition program at UNC Greensboro with piano as a principal instrument, and has spent the last decade performing, composing, and running a piano studio business full-time. He grew up in the United Methodist Church, an environment that nurtured his love of music, acceptance of others, community involvement, and spiritual growth. When not at the church, you’ll find Nick creating music or editing videos, supporting the local arts scene, or connecting with God on a nature trail.

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