Amy was ordained in 1993, and served as an Associate Pastor before she was called to serve at Laurel Presbyterian as the solo pastor. She tackles the weekly scripture lesson in search of good news applicable to living faithfully in today's
chaotic world. Amy was recently awarded a Pastoral Study Grant from the Louisville Institute, a subsidiary of The Lilly Foundation, and researches and writes about the intersection of neuroscience and spirituality. You can check out her blog at www.mybrainsworld.wordpress.com.
Her nose is often buried in a book, unless she is practicing yoga, running trails, or bonding with her family - Teenagers Ben and Sadie and spouse Paul.
Kristy has worked as an Administrative Assistant for LPC since 2001.
She is committed to the ministry required of her position, and keeps track of the necessary details
that keep our mission flowing smoothly. Among her many responsibilities,
Kristy manages the LPC calendar, the bulletin, the e-news letter,
the phones, and reaches out to those who are sick. Both Kristy and her husband Bob are from Laurel,
and they have a young adult son, Christopher.
Betsy has been a member of LPC since she was a child, and grew up as a part of our Youth Ministry.
She is an amazing cake chef, mother of 3 girls and together she and her husband Jason bring
joy, faith, fun, and wisdom to the youth group here at LPC. The group's activities include a weekly meeting,
monthly service opportunities and biannual mission trips for LPC's youth members.
Jason met Betsy while they were children here at LPC, and as they grew in the Youth Ministry,
they began dating after a retreat to Montreat, and were married after college. Being parents of 3 girls themselves,
they model the life of discipleship for LPC's youth. Together their whole family help our youth and our youth program
grow in faith through relationships and service.
Choir Director and Organist
Natalie Beal came to LPC as Organist and Choir Director in 2012,
already very experienced in the world of church music. She guides LPC's music ministry in a wide
variety of styles, and often improvises jazz versions of hymns.
During the week she is a public school music teacher, and lives with her son Sam who plays the clarinet,
and husband David, who can often be found in the choir loft, adding his voice to the choir.
Stacy, who grew up at LPC, has worked in the nursery providing consistent childcare for over 20 years
Naseem works in LPC's nursery to provide a caring nuturing environment for our children
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