Pastor & Staff

Pastor Rob Hamilton resigned in the spring of 2020 after 10 years of faithful service to the people of Christ the King. We are currently in Phase 2 of our pastoral search.


Wes Strebeck

Interim Pastor

Wes Strebeck is a Mississippi native, who is currently serving as our interim pastor. He has completed studies at Ole Miss, Belhaven University, and Reformed Theological Seminary, in Jackson, MS. Wes and Claire have been married for 15 years and have three sons—Knox, Kuyper, and Louie. In addition to serving with Christ the King throughout this next year, the Strebecks are also preparing for a church-planting work in the Highlands of Scotland, through 20schemes.


Katie Lokits


Katie is originally from Jackson, MS and went to Mississippi State University where she met her husband, Brandon. They lived in Bowling Green, KY and Columbia, SC before visiting Wilmington and deciding to move here in 2009. Katie enjoys being outdoors, learning about herbal medicine, and traveling.


Mary Catherine Thompson

Administrative Assistant

Mary Catherine was born and raised in Wilmington. She met her husband, Rob, while volunteering in the nursery at a church when they were in college and were married in 2012. She graduated from UNCW with a degree in Elementary Education. After 9 years of teaching, she decided to leave the classroom to spend more time with her son, Wyatt, born in 2018. She enjoys reading, checking things off to-do lists, and pretty much anything outside!