Staff

Danny Trapp
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Danny Trapp

Executive Director

Rev. Danny Trapp joined Mecklenburg Ministries as Executive Director in December 2013. He earned a BA in Political Science from Wofford College and a M.Div. from Union Presbyterian Seminary at Charlotte. Danny is a member of the Presbytery of Charlotte where he is ordained to serve in validated ministry at Mecklenburg Ministries. Born and raised in Sumter, South Carolina, Danny and his wife Scottie have lived in Charlotte for 30 years and have two grown daughters.

Quotes

“Let us go across to the other side.” Jesus (Mark 4:35b)
“Stop helping God across the road like a little old lady.” Bono

Fun Facts

A huge baseball and Atlanta Braves fan since childhood, Danny served as the Charlotte voluntary coordinator of the Braves Winter Caravan public relations tour in the 1990’s. Perks of the “job” included getting to hang out with players and coaches, meeting Michael Jordan in the visiting locker room after a Hornet’s game and taking batting practice with the team at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium.


Jason Williams
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Jason Williams

Communications & Youth Programs

Rev. Jason Williams joined Mecklenburg Ministries in May 2012. He earned his Bachelor of Music and Bachelor of Music Education from West Virginia University and a M.Div. from Baptist Theological Seminary at Richmond (VA). Jason is affiliated with the Alliance of Baptists and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship of North Carolina. A native North Carolinian, Jason currently lives in Lincolnton, NC with his wife, Joanie, and two daughters. Jason also has two grown adopted sons.

Quote

“In community we work out our connectedness to God, to one another, and to ourselves.” Joan Chittister

Fun Facts

Jason has lived in intentional Christian community for a decade. He currently is a founder and member of Little Tree Farm and Retreat Community. Jason is also a former music educator from Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools.