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Pastoral Staff

Pastor Emma Nickel

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

Joelle Jarrait / Director of Christian Education

Beth Heitchue, Preschool Teacher

Beth Heitchue, Preschool Teacher

Sarah Gibson, Preschool Director/Teacher

Sarah Gibson, Preschool Director /Teacher

Jessica Gibbs

Jessica Gibbs, S.T.A.G.E. Youth
Ministry Director

Music Ministry Staff

Joseph Jackson

Joseph Jackson / Director of Music Ministries and Organist

Kent Wattleworth

Kent Wattleworth / Chancel Choir Director


Audrey Frieburg

Audrey Frieberg / Sunburst Singers Director

Choir Soloists

Brady DelVecchio

Brady DelVecchio / Tenor

Olivia Donnel

Olivia Donnel / Soprano

 Audrey Frieburg

Audrey Frieberg / Soprano

Bryan Clinthorne

Bryan Clinthorne / Baritone

Administrative Staff

Todd Crawford

Todd Crawford / Evening Reception & Security

Alan Glasel

Alan Glasel / Facility Manager

Kari Peruski

Kari Peruski / Church Administrator

Sally Gilreath

Sally Gilreath / Administrative Assistant

Ginny O'Brien

Ginny O’Brien / Wedding Coordinator

Julia Carrol

Julia Carrol / Nursery Care Worker

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