Meet Our Staff Members

The Pastors and Staff at Central Presbyterian are committed to work together in an amazing ministry.

Co-Pastor Ann Aichinger
Co-Pastor
Ann is a child of Central. Her father, George Fitzgerald, was pastor here from her fifth grade through college. Ann went to Agnes Scott College and then onto Princeton Seminary. She met her husband and co-Pastor while in post graduate work … view details
Cell Phone: 828-446-8699
Office Phone: 276-669-3157
Home Phone: 276-285-3651
Email: ann@centralpresbristol.org

 

Co-Pastor Frank Aichinger
Co-Pastor
Frank grew up in suburban Chicago, and went to University of Virginia where he received a degree in Architecture and then to Princeton Theological Seminary. He served churches in the mountain of North Carolina, was an Associate Pastor in … view details
Cell Phone: 828-446-8701
Office Phone: 276-669-3157
Home Phone: 276-285-3651
Email: frank@centralpresbristol.org

 

Josie Russell
Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministries

Josie grew up at Central and is enthused to work with our youth and young adults. She also workds at Second Harvest Food Bank.

Cell Phone: 423-383-9291

email:  youth@centralpresbristol.org

 

Music Director Robert Campbelle
Music Director — Traditional Service
Robert Campbelle grew up in Columbia, SC and became active in his church and in music at an early age. Following completion of his undergraduate degree in music theory at Furman University in Greenville, SC; he served 5 years in the U.S. Army, … view details
Office Phone: 276-669-3157
Home Phone: 276-623-3050
Email: music@centralpresbristol.org

 

 

Organist Joy Smith-Briggs
Organist
Joy Smith-Briggs joined the Central staff as organist in September, 2011. Joy started her organ career in a small Baptist church in her native Easton, PA. As a teenager, she played the piano in a tent for a Moravian congregation that was … view details
Home Phone: 423-878-2919
Email: organist@centralpresbristol.org

 

Praise Team Leader Rob Hollo
Praise Team Leader
I came to Central in March 2006 to be a substitute for a couple of months on the drums for the Praise Team. Little did I know then that I would be leading the group some years later! I’m originally from Litchfield, IL and did most of my … view details
Cell Phone: 423-432-9350
Email: praiseleader@centralpresbristol.org

 

Office Manager Patty Caldwell
Office Manager
Patty Caldwell is the senior member of the church staff, having worked at Central since 1987. She is a native Bristolian and a graduate of King College (English major). Patty has been active in the APA (Administrative Personnel Association of … view details
Office Phone: 276-669-3157
Email: church@centralpresbristol.org

 

Finance Director Mary Moffatt
Finance Director
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Cell Phone: 276-466-5453
Office Phone: 276-669-3157
Email: finance.cpc@bvu.net
Food Service Director
Food Service Director
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Cell Phone: 276-466-9440
Email: tjames@bvu.net

Parish Nurse Thais Sikora
Parish Nurse
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Cell Phone: 423-416-4390
Email:  parishnurse@centralpresbristol.org

 

Parish Nurse Barbara Mann
Parish Nurse
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Cell Phone: 276-608-2902
Email: parishnurse@centralpresbristol.org

 

APPLE Director Becky Widner
APPLE Academy Director

Office Phone: 276-669-9328
Email: applepreschool@yahoo.com

Donna Leonard
APPLE Academy Bookkeeper
Donna Leonard has served as APPLE bookkeeper since 1999 and is a long-time Central Presbyterian Church member. She grew up in Bethel Presbyterian Church in Kingsport, Tennessee and received her BA degree from King College. She enjoys flower … view details