Kannapolis Campus


Jay & Melanie Stewart

Founding and Lead Pastors, Jay and Melanie Stewart, started The Refuge Church out of a basement in 2004. They have faithfully cultivated a culture of actively “being the church” within the community. They both share a genuine love for people and a desire to see individuals come to know Christ in a real and personal way.

Pastors Jay and Melanie have known each other since high school and have been married for 37 years. They are parents to 5 children and 5 grandchildren.

Pastor Jay is a published author, coach to other pastors, endeavoring always to further the presentation of the gospel.

Weekly Happenings.


Sunday Morning Services | 9:00 and 11:00AM


Women’s Prayer | 9:00 AM


Men’s Prayer | 6:30 AM


Senior Worship | 11:00 AM
Wednesday Night Service | 6:30 PM
Youth & Kids | 6:30 PM

Location Info.

230 Refuge Way Kannapolis, NC 28081

Located 3 miles from I-85 just off Kannapolis Parkway.