Welcoming New Pastors

The Commission on Ministry has welcomed the following pastors to our Presbytery in recent months. We are delighted to have them join us in ministry. Their faith statements, answers to two of the nine constitutional questions, and biographical sketches can be found by clicking the links under their names.

Please warmly welcome these pastors as colleagues in our Presbytery.


Robert Button

  • From Abingdon Presbytery
  • To Laurel Hill, IP
  • Documents



Cassandra Thomas

  • From Red River Presbytery, (CPC)
  • To Sunnyside, Stated Supply
  • Documents


Barrett Ingram

  • From S. Louisiana Pres.
  • To Clarkton, Pastor
  • Documents

Laura Viau

  • From Central FL
  • To Shallotte, Interim
  • Documents

Cindy Neal

  •  From New Hope Presbytery
  • To Edgewood, Stated Supply
  • Documents



Todd Davidson

  • From the James Presbytery
  • To West End, Associate Pastor
  • Documents


Canessa Lagan

  • From Blackhawk Presbytery 
  • To Cameron, Pastor
  • Documents


Dari Rowen

  • From Arkansas Presbytery
  • To Red Springs, Pastor
  • Documents


Joanna Hipp

  • From Charlotte Presbytery
  • To Southport, Associate Pastor
  • Documents



Eugen “Buddy” Bach, HR                   

  • From New Harmony Presbytery
  • To Lumber Bridge, Stated Supply
  • Documents


Lauren Voyles

  • From Presbytery of the James
  • As Member at Large
  • Documents

Matthew Bowman

  • From:  The Peaks Presbytery
  • To:  Sardis PC
  • Documents


John “Jay” Coker

  • From:  Charlotte Presbytery
  • Honorably Retired
  • Documents



Jane Love

  • From:  New Hope Presbytery
  • To:  Culdee PC Interim
  • Documents

T. Wes Moore

  • Candidate for Ordination under care of Middle Tennessee Presbytery
  • Called and Ordained at Pollocksville PC
  • Documents




Delphia “Nicole” Newton

  • Candidate for Ordination under care of Charlotte Presbytery
  • Called and Ordained at First Presbyterian Church Wilmington
  • Documents

December, 2018

Bruce Berry


  • From:  New Hope Presbytery
  • To:  Pink Hill PC
  • Documents




October, 2018

Lesley Bligen

Lesley Bligen - Photo
Lesley Bligen – Photo
  • Candidate for Ordination under care of Charleston-Atlantic Presbytery
  • Called by College Heights
  • Approved by Presbytery on October 20, 2018
  • Documents

Chad Neal

August, 2018

Jerrod Lowry

June, 2018

Becky “Mary Rebecca” Durham