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Dr. Mark Pearson, Assistant Pastor

Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in music education, a master’s in marriage and family therapy, and a Master of Divinity degree. He also earned a Doctor of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary in Orlando, Florida. He was ordained as a ruling elder in the PCA in 1993. Most recently, Mark spent 15 years pastoring…

Bobby Roberts, Assistant Pastor

Bobby was born and raised in Asheville, NC and graduated from North Carolina State University in 2015 where he met his eventual wife, Annie. In 2020, Bobby graduated from Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte with a Masters of Divinity. Bobby and Annie now have two little girls and love being here in Johnson City.

Susan McKee

Susan has been a member at Westminster Presbyterian from day one. She is happily married to David Mckee, is a mother of three, and a grandmother of seven. She is the daughter of Founding Elder, Gene Skaggs, and his wife Betty. Susan retired from being a school teacher after 34 years and is now the…

Rebekah McCoy

Rebekah came aboard as the Administrative Assistant of Westminster Presbyterian in August of 2020. She has a background in Human Resources and management. Rebekah and husband, Jake, are the proud parents of two daughters. Rebekah attended both Northeast State Community College and East Tennessee State University. With a background in music, Rebekah began serving in…

David Hale, Choir Director

Born in Miami, Florida, David has served churches as music director in Florida, Texas, Kentucky and Tennessee . He holds a BM in Music Education from Carson-Newman College, MCM from Southwestern Theological Seminary and MM from Eastern Kentucky University. In addition to serving churches he has served as Chairman of the Music Department at Clear Creek Baptist College and served on the music faculties of Eastern Kentucky University, Tusculum College and East Tennessee State University.
David and his wife Becky enjoy traveling and have visited all seven continents. They live in Elizabethton and have one son Doug who lives with his family in Scottsboro, Alabama.

Dr. David Brickle, Pianist

David joined the staff of Westminster Presbyterian Church as pianist during the summer of 2020. He is also an Assistant Professor of Music at Milligan University teaching piano and music theory. Previously, he served as pianist for Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Tallahassee, FL for six years. His academic credentials include Doctor of Music and Master of Music degrees in piano performance as well as completion of the Graduate Specialized Studies Program in Pedagogy of Music Theory at Florida State University. He completed his undergraduate studies in his home state of South Carolina earning a Bachelor of Music degree in piano performance at the University of South Carolina.

Willette Ericson, Church Organist

Willette Ericson grew up in Toccoa, Georgia. After graduating from Toccoa Falls Academy, she attended Moody Bible Institute, majoring in church music. She met her husband Keith at MBI, and after completing their studies they served for three years in Liberia, West Africa. When their time in Liberia was complete, they moved to Elizabethton to…

Julie Bicknell, Financial Secretary

Julie is a lifelong resident of Johnson City, TN. She attended East Tennessee State University majoring in Accounting and worked for twenty years in financials before joining the staff at Westminster in 2010.
She married her childhood sweetheart Bob in April 1990. Bob volunteered in Children’s Ministry until 2015 and is currently employed as a computer programmer at Ballad Health. Together they have been blessed to raise a nephew, take care of family, and shelter numerous rescue animals.