Get to know the Smyrna UCC Church staff

Deborah Patterson

Pastor Deb has been with us since late 2013. She is a strong leader who listens to her congregants.  She inspires us to give to and serve those less fortunate than us.  Deb is married to Steve and they have a son John and a daughter Sophia. 

Jeannie Rogers

Jeannie has been Smyrna's secretary for many years. She manages the church office and she prepares the bulletins, announcements, calendar, the monthly newsletter and the annual report.

Kristin Wishon

Kristin is our Choir Director. She has a passion for music which shows as she leads the choir and performs at services.  

Barbara Daniels

Barbara is our Moderator.  She leads our church meetings.

Joel Daniels

Joel has been organist at Smyrna since 1957.  He led the adult choir and promotes our music ministry in many ways.

Ginger Redlinger

Ginger is our Moderator-Elect.

Kori Houck

Kori is our Childcare Attendant.  She brings several years of experience as a nanny, church nursery attendant, and youth leader. 

Other officers and leaders of Smyrna: 

Smyrna Minister: Rev. Dr. Deborah Patterson

Moderator: Barbara Daniels

Moderator Elect: Ginger Redlinger

Treasurer: Irene Schriever

Clerk: Audrey Yoder

Choir Director: Kristin Wishon

Organist: Joel Daniels

Pianists:  Kathy Robinson, Sandra Mahar

Photographer: Mary Namit


Behold! Editor: Jeannie Rogers

Behold! Asst. Editor: Elaine Daniels

Friendship Hall Coordinator: Audrey Yoder 

Custodial Services: Leon's Cleaning Service

Childcare Attendant: Kori Houck

Webmaster: Tom Daniels