Staff

All Staff Members

Rev. Thomas Groome

Interim Pastor

Rev. Dr. Thomas Groome has served as Transitional Pastor of Lexington Presbyterian Church since September 2020.  Prior to coming to Lexington Tom served as Interim Pastor at Presbyterian churches in Fairfield, CT and Lexington, KY.  His previous calls were at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg, SC from 1998-2006 and First Presbyterian Church, Tupelo, MS from… Read More »

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Rev. Kelly-Ann Rayle

Stated Supply Pastor

Rev. Kelly-Ann Rayle joined the church staff on November 6, 2019. She works with the Christian Education Subcommittees to resource all areas of Christian Education, including Sunday School, Confirmation, Ecumenical Vacation Bible School, Circles, Thantastic Thursdays, and Intergenerational events. Kelly-Ann is an active Adult Sunday School and Children’s Enrichment teacher, as well as a preacher.… Read More »

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William McCorkle

Organist & Director of Music

Organist/Director of Music William McCorkle has been leading music at Lexington Presbyterian since 1979.  He directs adult and youth/children’s choirs and shares oversight of the handbell program, working to involve singers and instrumentalists in worship and fellowship activities of the church.  He has been active over the years in strengthening ecumenical ties with other churches… Read More »

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Maggie Irby

Communications Assistant

After living and playing in the Rocky Mountains for the last four years, Maggie returned to her hometown of Lexington, VA in the Spring of 2020 and joined our Church staff in December 2020 as our Communications Assistant. Maggie is an avid skier, and feels most connected to God when spending time outside in this… Read More »

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Andy Coffey

Youth Director (Part Time)

The church and youth has always been a part of my life and that continues today.  I grew up in the Buena Vista Presbyterian Church. Some of my greatest and earliest memories were the church plays, Sunday School and VBS.  My parents are both active members in the church and in the community.  I learned… Read More »

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William L. “Skip” Hess, III

Director, Culinary Ministry Team

I was born into the Lexington Presbyterian Church on April 26, 1950.  I have enjoyed my lifelong affiliation with LexPres having been taught by wonderful youth instructors and adult leaders.  My ministers were instrumental in making me the person I am today. Early in my life, I became interested in cooking.  While my friends were… Read More »

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Cynthia G. Irby

Financial Secretary

Mary P. Atthowe

Clerk of Session

Connie Bryant

Kitchen Worker

Ricardo L. Haston

Night Security Officer

Douglas L. Stevenson

Custodian