Meet Our Staff
Dr. Matt Brown
As pastor, Dr. Matt Brown is centered on the core tasks of ministry: preaching, teaching and pastoral care.
A gifted writer and speaker, Matt leads SMPC with grace, humility, a profound knowledge of Scriptures and a quick wit.
Dr. Whitney Bayer
Dr. Whitney Bayer, Associate Pastor, is responsible for the care needs of the congregation.
Working closely with the Board of Deacons she guides others along their own faith journey with compassion, sincerity, and authenticity.
Rev. Lindsey Odom
Associate Pastor of Youth and Missions/Outreach
As Associate Pastor of Youth and Missions/Outreach, Rev. Lindsey Odom develops, oversees, and leads our youth ministry programs and missions/outreach ministry.
Director of Music andOrganist
Zach Bowyer, Director of Music and Organist, serves as the musical leader of our vocal and handbell choirs, as well as for our congregation. He finds the most joy in leading God’s people - whether they be in our choirs, handbell ensembles, or congregation - in exuberant praise and joyful song.
Director ofSpiritual Formation
Rebecca Guzman serves as our Director of Spiritual Formation and is responsible for developing and implementing our faith formation programs for adults and children.
Director ofHospitality and Connection
Nancy Metzler, Director of Hospitality and Connection, is responsible for creating a welcoming atmosphere at SMPC that encourages new membership and promotes membership connection, assimilation, and engagement.
Director of Communications
Cheryl Perry, Director of Communications, is responsible for all our church messaging and communications. Cheryl uses stories, images, and videos to help tell the church’s story, which she sees as spreading the light of Christ to others.
Steve Stevenson, Facility Administrator, is responsible for maintenance and security on the SMPC campus, including the buildings, parking lot, and ballfield, and for maintaining the Church calendar and scheduling events.
SMPC Preschool Director
SMPC Preschool Director Tammy Winchip supports parents, staff and students as they grow and learn at preschool. Tammy knows how vital the first five years of life are to every child’s physical, social, emotional, and spiritual development.
Mary Katheryne Zagora
Financial Administrator andOffice Manager
Mary Katheryne Zagora, Financial Administrator, and Office Manager maintains the church’s bookkeeping and ensures the office is running smoothly.