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 the Presbyterian Church USA) since 1991 and has achieved her Level III Certification plus Advanced Studies as a “Fellow in Church Administration.” She competes in Senior Olympics and has won several medals at the District and State levels in running (sprints), swimming (IM, Breast, Butterfly, & Back strokes), softball, field events, and horseshoes. Patty is an avid quiltmaker and needleworker and belongs to the Bristol TN-VA Chapter of Embroiderers’ Guild of America. Her other interests include anything Star Trek, reading, jigsaw puzzles, going to waterparks, and riding rollercoasters.
Patty and her husband, Tommy, have two grown daughters – Karen Coleman (married to Jake) who teaches first grade in Gallatin, TN and Susan Roosen (married to Ryan) who is now a stay-at-home mom of their grandson, Julian Thomas who was born May 8, 2015. They also have three cats who run their home.