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Staff

Rev. Dr. Jay Smith

Pastor Jay joined us at JPC, February 2013. Since that time we have been trying new things, finding new ways to serve the Lord and growing. Pastor Jay grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and attended Pittsburgh Theological Seminary for both his M. DIV. and his D. MIN. Pastor Jay’s D. MIN. is entitled “Fight or…

Casey Riker

I am a 25-year-old Pittsburgh Theological Seminary graduate! I received my bachelor’s degree from Waynesburg University, where I studied psychology. I am so excited that God is calling me to JPC! I have lived in Pittsburgh, PA all my life and I am a huge Black and Gold fan. I am trying my hardest to…

Pastor Judy Fitchett

Judy attended UNC and graduated with a BS degree in Pharmacy. While at UNC, she met her husband Art and they married in 1971. They have 3 sons and 3 grandchildren. Judy worked as a pharmacist for 35 years in NC, DE, CA and IL. During her pharmacy career in CA, Judy served as Pharmacist…

Sammie Braxton

Sammie Braxton is a long-time church educator, having served at Oak Ridge Presbyterian for the past 10 years and at First Presbyterian in High Point for 16 years before that. Sammie and her husband, Steve, came to High Point in 1972 when Sammie became the Director of the Child Development Center at First Baptist Church…

Dr. Jon Brotherton

Jon was born in and grew up in Alaska. He received the B.A. degree in vocal performance from George Fox College in Newberg, Oregon and the M.M. and D.M.A. degrees in choral music from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music. While working on the M.M. degree he met his future wife, Donna (guess where)…

Donna Brotherton

Donna grew up in Fairfax, Virginia. She began singing and playing for her church at an early age and attended the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore and the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music where she received her B.M. in Vocal Performance (and incidentally, where she met her future husband, Jon). For several years Donna taught…

Chris Henry

Chris grew up on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. He was always active in church and in the band at school as well as other community events. Chris is currently in his 11th year teaching band at Northeast Guilford Middle School. He has played professionally with local groups such as West End Mambo and the Greensboro Big Band,…

April Bolick

April taught for more than 17 years, both in preschool and elementary school. She has a BA degree in Elementary Education and has completed multiple continuing education programs including Handwriting Without Tears, Sensory Processing and The Preschool Classroom. April began teaching at JPP in 2009. She has been the lead teacher in the two-year-old and…

Tara Daniel

A native of North Carolina, Tara holds a computer science degree from Appalachian State University.  Tara and her husband, Mike, joined JPC in 1996.  They have two children, Andrew and Jessica.  Outside of her financial office duties, you might find Tara on the tennis courts.

Jen McNamara

Jen was born and raised in New York and moved to North Carolina in 2000 with her husband. Even though she is a northerner, NC is truly home.  Jen graduated from St. John’s University with a degree in Criminal Justice, and she worked as a paralegal in both NY and NC prior to becoming a…