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Willet Stained Glass Window
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
Over the years Chris has been active in the work of the Presbytery through the Christian Education Committee, the Resource Center sub-Committee, Youth Council and the Presbytery Council.
Christian Education and Mission are Chris's passions. Her joy is seeing young people grow in relationship with God and the church as they are impacted by Mission. She has led numerous Sr. High and Young Adult Mission Groups including trips to Ghost Ranch, Montreat, Youth Action Days in Washington DC, Appalachian Service Project, and to Kenya. She has great Mission and service dreams for KUPC.
As well as church activities, Chris enjoys spending time with her children, reading and movies.
Bryan Marshall, Sexton