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Staff

JOHN ROY
PASTOR

John joined the Pelham Road family in 2000. He and JoAnn have two adult sons.  John has written for newspapers, magazines, and websites.  He also takes great pleasure in photography, painting, and walking aimlessly in the woods.

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SAM COATES
ASSOCIATE PASTOR

Sam Coates, III is Associate Pastor/Minister of Music. He began his ministry at Pelham Road in April of 1997. Sam is married to Lucy, they have three sons and two grandchildren. Sam loves to cook and paint with oils. He takes our Senior Adults on monthly outings.

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ANGELA SUDERMANN
ADMINISTRATOR

Angela has been a member of Pelham Road since 2010, joining the staff as church administrator in 2019.  Her background includes international mission work, cross cultural training, and textile engineering.  Angela and her husband Bob, have two children and two grandchildren.

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WESTON HENDERSON
MINISTER TO FAMILIES, YOUTH, & CHILDREN

Weston arrived at Pelham Road in September of 2022 after graduating from Wake Forest University School of Divinity. Weston is passionate about the many ways that God is working through the lives of young people. He is an Alum of Catawba College, where he played football and most importantly met his wife, Jess. Weston also enjoys the outdoors, fishing, traveling, grilling, and the company of friends. 

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LILY WOOD
CHAIR OF DEACONS

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RACHEL CERNOGORSKY
DIRECTOR, CDC

Rachel loves working with children! She has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Elementary Education and extensive post grad training. She has been working with children professionally for over 20 yrs. She enjoys spending quality time with her children.

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SUSY TOBON
OFFICE MANAGER, CDC

Susy is from Colombia, South America. She has been with the Pelham Road family since 2011. She has been in childcare since 2008. Susy has a degree in Early Childhood education and is the baby whisperer in the church nursery. On her free time she enjoys spending time with her family.

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