Our Staff


  • Jon Hackett - Pulpit Minister

    Jon Hackett joined the Kingston staff in March of 2020.   He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from University of South Alabama and a Master’s degree in Organizational Development with a Graduate Certificate in Conflict Resolution and Reconciliation from Abilene Christian University.  Jon has worked in ministry for over 30 years at various churches in Alabama, Ohio, Texas, and Tennessee.  Since 1993 Jon has been active with the mission work in Nairobi, Kenya, E. Africa.  In addition to E. Africa he also leads mission campaign groups to Central America and Eastern Europe.  Jon and his wife, Rachel, have been married since 1996, and have two beautiful daughters, Emily & Catherine.

  • Shawn Scalf - Office Administrator

    Shawn has served as the office admin since December of 2017. He has been a part of the Kingston Church family for 30 years. He grew up in Harriman and joined the Air Force right after high school graduation.  In 2015, at the rank of Chief Master Sergeant, Shawn retired from the USAF after 27 years of service. Shawn is married to Deena (Wolcott) Scalf, who is our children's director. They also have two grown children Carlene and Nash.