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Stuart Taylor, Pastor / Head of Staff
Stuart was called to serve as our pastor in January of 2013, bringing with him over 30-years of experience in the ministry. Prior to EPC, Stuart served the St. Mark Presbyterian Church in Tucson, AZ for 18-years.  Born and raised in Greenville, SC, where his parents were charter members of the John Knox Presbyterian Church, he attended Wake Forest University and then went on to Princeton Theological Seminary. He has two daughters, Rachel and Lilly, who are the apples of his eye. Stuart enjoys a daily exercise in the gym, hiking in the Blue Ridge Mountains, camping, reading, movies, dinner conversation, and researching his family history. Stuart can be contacted at

Mae Moncus

Mae Moncus, Administrative Assistant

Mae can be contacted at

Naomi Orr, Music Director
Naomi is a graduate of Western Carolina University, with a degree in Music Education. She currently teaches in Carroll County, VA. Naomi enjoys celtic music and hiking.

Phillip Harris

Phillip Harris, Organist
Phil is known as a local musician and piano teacher. He has served as the Organist / Music Director in Savannah, Wilmington, and Jonesville churches.  

Mike Weddington, Children & Youth Choirs

Mike grew up in various parts of Central Virginia and graduated from St. Clairsville High School in St. Clairsville, Ohio in 1998.  He attended Berea College in Berea, KY.  He graduated in 2002 with a B.S. in Music.  Mike then went on to attend Appalachian School of Law in Grundy, Va.  He graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2006.  Mike is currently teaching music at Traphill and Mountain View Elementary Schools in Wilkes County,  NC.  Mike is married to Jennifer Weddington, who is the Director of Bands at East Wilkes Middle and High Schools.  Mike and Jennifer are the proud parents of a two year old daughter, Cadence, three dogs and a cat.

Misty Cranford

Misty Cranford, Preschool Director

Bobby Robinson, Church Sexton

Bobby lives in Hayes and has his own landscaping business. He has two wonderful boys, Jody and Phillip, and has two dogs. He can be contacted through the church secretary at

Elkin Presbyterian Church | 151 Hillcrest Drive | Elkin NC  28621 | 336.835.4545