<%@LANGUAGE="VBSCRIPT" CODEPAGE="1252"%> <% Dim strServiceDate strServiceDate = NextService %> Welcome to Kanawha United Presbyterian Church

Kanawha United Presbyterian Church

        HOME        WORSHIP        MISSION        ABOUT US        FELLOWSHIP        MUSIC and the ARTS        CHRISTIAN EDUCATION         



Willet Stained Glass Window

"The Discipleship"






Photography by Steve Payne













W. Patterson Lyles,  Pastor

Patterson was born in West Virginia in 1959, but only lived there for the first five years of his life.

After graduating from high school in Tampa, he attended college at William and Mary.

He attended seminary in Richmond.

Upon graduation from seminary, he  went to serve a yoked field in Rowland, NC, From there he went to Norwood, NC, and then a church in La Grange, TX.  Finally, he was called to Tullahoma, TN. He has served the Church for almost 25 years.  

He has a wife, Terri, and two sons, Joshua (23) and Zachary (21 in May),

Ron Neal, Music Director, Administrative Assistant

Ron Neal was born in Charleston, has a Bachelor's degree in Music Education and Organ from Concord College, and a Master's degree in Church Music, Organ and Conducting from Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ. He formerly served as music director and organist at Central Presbyterian in Lafayette, IN, Woods Memorial Presbyterian in Severna Park, MD (the largest congregation in the Baltimore Presbytery) and Second Presbyterian in Richmond, VA. Ron's original hymn-tune Artists' Procession appears in Rejoice in the Lord, the hymnal of the Reformed Church in America, and in publications of the Gregorian Institute of America. He has also studied at the Royal School of Church Music in Croydon, England, and with SKS, the educational department of the state Lutheran Church of Sweden, and privately with Marie-Claire Alain and the late Jean Langlais in Paris. He has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Anne Arundel Community College, (MD), and WV Institute of Technology. He has been with the Kanawha United Presbyterian Church since 1994.

Bryan Marshall, Sexton

About Us

Contact Us


Staff Schedule:

Ron off Friday