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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. 

Rev. Pamela Meilands, Associate Pastor

A “Jersey Girl” born and raised, Pam graduated from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Music and is certified to teach K-12 music in New Jersey. She received her Master of Divinity and Master of Arts from Princeton Theological Seminary. Pam focuses her energy toward youth and young adult ministry. Pam enjoys traveling and learning about new cultures

Christian Education Staff


Joelle Jarrait / Director of Christian Education

Sarah Gibson, Preschool Director /Teacher

and Beth Heitchue, Preschool Teacher

Ivy Debrow, Child Care Provider

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

Kim Sanders / Soprano

Curt Peters / Tenor

Julie Anne Smith / Mezzo Soprano

Administrative Staff

Kathie Brom / Parish Visitor

Todd Crawford / Evening Reception & Security

Sally Gilreath / Administrative Assistant

Alan Glasel / Facility Manager

Gary Moultrup & Dennis Groh / Assistant Custodians

Randy Jarman / Food Consultant

Ginny O’Brien / Wedding Coordinator

Kari Peruski / Church Administrator