Rev. Keith Grogg
Pastor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Music | email@example.com
Vivian Hare became our Director of Music on January 1, 2019, overseeing the church’s music program, playing piano and organ, instituting and conducting the church choir, creating a Children’s Music program, directing special music, interweaving music with other church programs, selecting meaningful and inspirational music, and planning worship with the pastor.
Vivian is a graduate of Presbyterian College with degrees in music (pipe organ, magna cum laude) and religion (Christian education, magna cum laude). She has a Master of Arts degree from PSCE (now Union Presbyterian Seminary) in Christian Education and is a certified Christian Educator of the PCUSA. She was director of music, organist and choir director of Carolina Beach Presbyterian Church 2002-2015. From September 2016 through December 2018, she held a similar position at Warren Wilson Presbyterian Church. In between, she spent a year serving as pianist/choir director of New Hope Presbyterian Church in Asheville.
Also in Vivian’s background are more than 15 years as a Director of Christian Education at various churches, two years as a Volunteer in Mission in Taiwan, and more than five years serving at the national level of the PC(USA) in Louisville, culminating in the position of Director of the Mission Volunteer (USA) Program, in which she worked among the team that developed the YAV program.
Vivian has been coming to Montreat since before she can remember. She has been married to Keith Grogg since 1992 and they have two young adult children, John and Clara, who also have been coming to Montreat since before they can remember. Vivian’s mother, Clara Moore Hare, is a graduate of Montreat College. Vivian, Keith and Clara live in Montreat.
Rev. Margaret Barnes Peery
Pastoral Visitor | firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Administrator | email@example.com
Patty was born in Santa Rosa, CA and moved with her family to Western North Carolina at a young age. She worked at The Billy Graham Training Center at The Cove for 12 years, leaving in 2014 to finish her course work at AB Tech. In May, 2015, she graduated with high honors and an Associate’s degree in Office Administration along with several Microsoft Certifications. In her free time, Patty works diligently on her great passion in life, photography.