Everyone welcome Kalee Stikeleather to the #OVFspotlight!
Kalee is the newest addition the the Overflow staff! She will be joining Zack to focus on helping students get connected in and to our ministry. A lot of you recognize Kalee from leading worship at Overflow but haven’t had the chance to meet her.
So we asked Kalee a few questions to help you get to know her better!
Tell us a little about yourself.
“I grew up in a small and unique town called Monroe, NC and the most interesting thing to do on a weekend, while in high school, was going to Walmart or going muddin’ (a.k.a. four wheeling in the mud, hah!). I was raised in a family of four with incredible parents and an older brother named Josh. Our family grew when my brother married Bekah and they had the most adorable 1 year old named Teagan!
I started at CFCC and later graduated from UNCW with a degree in Marketing in 2013 and shortly after that attended a worship school called 10,000 Fathers for 18 months. Through worship school, I was led by the best teachers who challenged and encouraged me on my identity, my skills and my leading- truly one of the most fruitful seasons in my life.
While all that was happening, I met my husband, Parrish, through mutual friends at Overflow one night. Our story is actually a really funny, sweet, long story – you are welcomed to ask me anytime to hear about it, hah! Fast forward 3 years later, we got married in Wilmington and now have been married for almost 4 years. Whoop, whoop!”
How did you first get involved with PC3?
“Once I moved to Wilmington, I immediately got involved with PC3 by attending services and volunteering in different ministries. After I attended PC3 for a year, I had the honor of joining the worship team as a Worship Leader. It really is so sweet to see that since I’ve moved here I’ve been able to participate in every ministry in some way, through singing or volunteering, for a church that I love so much.
One thing about me is I love love love anything that involves music, leading or writing songs. It truly is a joy and an immense honor to lead worship in every event I’m a part of. I love worshiping with our Father, leaning in to hear His voice and proclaiming praises in the presence of Truth.”
Tell us about your experience with Overflow.
“I didn’t know what to expect when I first attended Overflow as a freshman in college, but I do remember when I left that night, I knew that I never wanted to miss another service after that. From the first interactions with students who made me feel welcomed, to the songs that awakened me to sing, to the awareness of His presence filling the room and to the astounding lessons learned from the Word, I knew that this was what my heart needed- a constant, unwavering rhythm to be solely dependent on His name alone. I didn’t have everything figured out, and I still don’t 100%, but I knew that taking that small step to walk into that huge building was the biggest “yes” that I’ll never regret and forever grateful where God has taken me since January 2010.”
What is your favorite thing about Overflow?
“As a student, other than the actual service of wonderful music and the message, I really appreciated the friendships that were made ever since the first couple of weeks that I attended Overflow. These are some of my best friends that walked alongside with me through college, while I was dating, a part of my bridal party, and constantly encouraging me in my journey today.”
What are you looking forward to most, being on staff with Overflow?
“In this new position, I have to say that I am most excited to see how God will stir student’s hearts in finding ways to get connected-whether through missions, small groups, volunteering, etc. It’s so cool to see that when God calls us to step into something that is uncomfortable, we experience more of Him because we are reliant on Him to do what we can’t do on our own. I know that it is going to be such an honor to witness that transformation as students take that step to connect!”
- What are you currently listening to? –“Psalm 23” by Shane & Shane on PsalmsLive Album, “Beautiful” by Mosaic MSC, and “Have it All” by Bethel
- What are you currently reading? -“Finding I Am” by Lysa Terkeurst
- Favorite Podcast? –10,000 Fathers Podcast
- Favorite TV Show? –Friends
- Favorite Coffee Drink? –Almond Latte
Thank you Kalee for all that you have done for Overflow and all that you are going to continue to do!