Pastoral Staff

Rev. Emma Nickel, Pastor / Head of Staff

Emma was born and raised a Presbyterian in southwest Virginia. She graduated from the College of Wooster and received her Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary. She has served as pastor of churches in Warren, Michigan, Greensburg, Kentucky, and Louisville, Kentucky. Emma and her husband, Matt, are both ordained Presbyterian ministers, which makes their two young daughters double “PK’s,” or Pastors’ Kids. 


Christian Education Staff

Joelle Jarrait / Director of Christian Education

Ivy Debrow, Child Care Provider

Sarah Gibson, Preschool Director /Teacher

Beth Heitchue, Preschool Teacher

Music Ministry Staff

Joseph Jackson / Director of Music Ministries and Organist

Kent Wattleworth / Chancel Choir Director


Audrey Frieberg / Preschool Music Director

Choir Soloists

Miroslav Pavle Manovski / Baritone

Curt Peters / Tenor

Kim Sanders / Soprano

Julie Anne Smith / Mezzo Soprano

Administrative Staff

Todd Crawford / Evening Reception & Security

Alan Glasel / Facility Manager

Randy Jarman / Food Consultant

Sally Gilreath / Administrative Assistant

Gary Moultrup / Assistant Custodian

Ginny O’Brien / Wedding Coordinator

Kari Peruski / Church Administrator

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