Sundays: 8:30am and 11:15am and 6:00pm
Wednesdays: 12:15pm and 6:30pm

Youth-Staff

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Dr. Brad Anderson (Director of Youth Ministry)

Brad joined the staff in September of 2007 as the Director of Youth Ministry after serving Boyce Memorial ARP Church as their Director of Youth and Family Ministry. He has a B.A. in Christian Education from Erskine College and a M.A. in Theological Studies and Doctorate of Ministry from Erskine Theological Seminary. Brad has served as a leader for presbytery and synod level retreats and conferences for the youth of the ARP for nearly 15 years.

Brad is married to Kelley and they have two sons, two daughters, and one baby on the way. 

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Tricia Stoker (Assistant Director of Youth Ministry)

Tricia joined the staff in June of 2017. She earned her degree in Early Childhood Education at The University of South Carolina. She taught Kindergarten at Deerfield Elementary in Lexington for 3 years before joining the staff here at First Presbyterian Church. While in college, Tricia was an intern here and worked part time with both middle and high school students. She will be working in the Youth Ministry, primarily with high school girls. 

Tricia is married to Andrew and they joined the church at the beginning of 2017. 

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Josh Madsen (Assistant Director of Youth Ministry)

Josh joined the Staff in April of 2017, coming from Trinity ARP Church in Tampa, Florida where he was the acting Youth Director and Outreach coordinator for nearly two years. He has a bachelors in Bible in Religion and minor in Philosophy from Erskine College.  

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Beth Ann Sample (Assistant Director of Youth Ministry)

Beth Ann came to First Presbyterian in May 2011. She graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2011 with a major in Political Science, with a focus on International Studies. Her ministry is primarily with middle school girls and comes to FPC with experience in Young Life's Wyld Life ministry.