Bart Edwards Bart Edwards is the Pastor/Head of Staff at Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church. A native of Fayetteville, Arkansas, Bart earned a Master of Divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in 2005 and a Bachelor’s degree in history and business from the University of Arkansas in 1982. Prior to accepting the call to Quaker Memorial, he served as Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Morehead City, North Carolina and worked in the secular world as a quality assurance trainer and executive for manufacturing companies. His wife Suzy holds a Master of Arts in Theology from Columbia Theological Seminary and is a certified Christian Educator and a curriculum writer for the Presbyterian Church (USA). The Edwards are the parents of a son, Rollie, and a daughter Carter Lee. Suzy Edwards       Suzy is the Director of Congregational Ministries (DCM). Suzy has served the church in many capacities. She was most recently employed as the Director of Children’s and Student Ministries at First Presbyterian in Morehead City, NC. She is also a published author, writing curriculum for the PCUSA for almost ten years and writing for the devotion series Reflections. Suzy’s undergraduate work is in Education and she holds a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from Columbia Seminary. Mary Woerner Our Bookkeeper is Mary Woerner.  Mary lives in Madison Heights and is a member of Randolph Memorial Baptist Church. She grew up in Pennsyvania, but has lived in Virginia for more than 26 years. She has been working as a grant post-award administrator (accountant for grants) at Sweet Briar College for almost 16 years. Before becoming an accountant (CPA), Mary spent five years in the U.S. Air Force, primarily stationed in South Korea. Mary and her husband Ric have two children: Beth and Steven. Christine Bailey Our Office Administrator is Christine Bailey.  Christine and her husband, Glenn, moved to Lynchburg from Rapid City, SD to be near family, specifically their 1 year old grand daughter, Selah Grace. She worked as a church administrator for 15 years in Rapid City. Christine & Glenn have 2 adult children: Zach (married to Mallory) & Stephanie (married to Nick Waldron). Rose Peak Rose Peak has served as organist for Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church since 2004. A graduate of Radford University with a B.S. Degree in Music Education, Rose is a certified independent music teacher and piano instructor in Rustburg. She serves as a national adjudicator for the National Guild of Piano Teachers (NGPT), a division of the American College of Musicians, and is active in the American Guild of Organists, the Virginia Federation of Music Clubs and the Music Teachers National Association, and is a Hall of Fame member of the NGPT. She is a staff accompanist for Lynchburg College and is accompanist for the Lynchburg College Choral Union and the LC Concert Choir, the Jefferson Choral Society, and is chapel organist and glee club accompanist at Virginia Episcopal School. Helen Ford Helen Ford has been the Director of the Children's Choirs at Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church for almost 25 years! A native of Lynchburg, Helen has a Bachelor of Music Education Degree as well as many hours of graduate-level training. She taught music in the Campbell County School System for 31 years. Helen maintains a private music studio of 20 piano and voice students, and is a frequent professional soprano soloist with classical choral groups, orchestras, and churches in Virginia. She has sung extensively all over this country as well as in England, Scotland, Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Italy. Helen raised two sons at Quaker, Billy Fortune and Cory Graves.  At Quaker, Helen directs the Melody Choir for children in Grades 3-5 and the Cherub Choir for children Kindergarten - Grade 2.
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