The Hyphen National Team

Travis Worthington

Director of Hyphen

Travis Worthington is the Founding Pastor for the last 9 years at The Nova Church in the Washington DC Metro and has served the last 5 years as the Youth President of the Virginia District. Travis is married to his amazing sweetheart Amber, and they recently celebrated their 12th wedding anniversary. Their awesome children, Mia and Cam, are the highlights of his days and the reason for his grays. Travis is an avid reader, Uno player, pizza rater, coffee connoisseur and first grade girls soccer coach.

Dinah Copple

Hyphen Administrator

Dinah was raised in Turlock, CA where she works in ministry at her local church. She is the young adult pastor at her church where she also serves as the special events coordinator. Her passion is to help young adults know the Bible and to find their place and personal ministry within the kingdom of God. Dinah received her Bachelor‘s and Master’s degree at California State University, Stanislaus where she works as a program coordinator. She loves to read, drink coffee and travel-and particularly loves to do all three at once.

Jennifer Malech

Communications Director

Under the leadership of Pastor Micah and Jasmin Johnson, Jennifer serves as the Hyphen Director at Life Church, located in the Greater Los Angeles Area. She graduated from Azusa Pacific University with her B.A. in Communication Studies and has made writing a big part of her life as she currently works in the Advertising Industry as a copywriter and is a self-published author. In addition to helping people discover their God-given creative gifts, her greatest passion is teaching and training young adults to become students and teachers of the Word. When she isn’t writing, you will most likely find her with a camera in hand, hiking and traveling somewhere new.

Evan Zenobia

Hyphen Resource Director

Evan serves as the Youth Resource Editor at the Pentecostal Publishing House as well as the Coordinator for Link247 digital curriculum. He was born and raised in Wisconsin and although he currently resides in St. Louis, MO, he will never be a Cardinals fan (Go Brewers). Evan is a graduate of Urshan College and Saint Louis Christian College holding a degree in Pastoral Counseling and Theology. He has worked as the youth and administrative pastor in Washington, D.C. And continues to pour his passion for the youth and hyphen generations into his work for the UPCI. He is a avid reader of all things Lewis and Tolkien, epicure, and a bit of a snob when dealing with coffee.

Victoria Reyes

Hyphen Event Producer

Victoria Reyes was born and raised in America’s finest city, San Diego, California. There she currently serves in her local Hyphen ministry as well as the SoCal District Hyphen Director. Victoria is passionate about seeing young adults become godly leaders on their campuses, workplaces, communities, and ultimately in their world.

Jeremy Stafford

Youth Ministries Secretary

Jeremy joined the UPCI Youth Ministries in January 2021. Before coming to St. Louis, Jeremy graduated from the University of Memphis with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, and from Belhaven University where he obtained a Master of Science in Leadership. He served as the Youth Pastor at First Pentecostal Church in Pensacola, Florida from 2013-2020 and also on the Florida Youth Ministries team as the Florida Youth President from 2018-2020. He has been involved in youth ministry for over 14 years and was privileged to receive his ministerial ordination in 2017. It is Jeremy’s goal to see young people fulfill their God-given purpose as they further the Kingdom of God!

Jeremy met his lovely wife Kristin in 2005 and married her in 2006. They have two amazing children, Caden and Claire. He loves spending time with his family, enjoying great barbeque, and talking about sports (especially the Tennessee Volunteers).