Rev. Dr. Nancy Dawson

Rev. Dr. Nancy Dawson

Rev. Dr. Nancy Dawson began serving as the Interim Pastor in November 2018. She is an Honorably Retired Presbyterian Minister in the Presbytery of the Peaks. Prior to retirement, Nancy served for 11 years as the General Presbyter for the Presbytery of the Peaks. Previously Nancy served as Associate for Church Development for the Presbytery of the James, as Pastor of Ampthill Presbyterian Church in Richmond and as Associate Pastor for Summit Presbyterian Church in Stafford Virginia. Nancy entered the ministry after spending nearly twenty years in health care, education, business and consulting in the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati Area. Rev. Dr. Dawson holds a BS in Nursing, a MEd in Business, an MDiv degree from Union Theological Seminary in Richmond Virginia, and a Doctor of Ministry Degree in Church Development at McCormick Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. Nancy currently lives in with her husband, Richard Menconeri in Forest, VA with their 9 month old puppy, Ellie.
Mary Woerner

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

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

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

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.