Church Staff/Contact Info


Bridge Interim Pastor: Rev. Steve Snipes






Interim Director of Children, Youth, and Families:  Joanna Stuckey-Steele

Joanna joined the staff of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church in October 2018.  She is a graduate of Lees-Mcrae College with a Bachelors Degree in Religious Studies and Humanities.  She and her husband, Andy, are parents to Forrest and River.


Director of Music:  Debo Cornett

Debo, a member of NWPC since September of 2001, serves as the Director of Music for the church.

Her resume includes: Bachelor of Music & Graduate Work, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC; Theater Education Graduate work Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA; Acting/Directing, Lee Strasberg Theatrical Institute, NY, NY; taught Choral Music and Musical Theater at South Hill Middle & Senior Highs 1973-1976; Music Education Instructor-Wilkes Community College 2000-2001; Choral Director at Wilkes Central High School 2001-2004.

She and her husband, Larry (volunteer sound/video technician at NWPC), are parents to sons Bryan and Derek and grandparents to Kori and Carter.

To learn more about the Music program at NWPC, click here: Music


Organist:  Marty Franklin

Marty first attended North Wilkesboro Presbyterian Church in the fall of 1989 and became a member of the church family in 1991.  She was hired as Interim Organist in September of 2001.  In 2003, her position as church organist became permanent.  Marty and her husband Mike are parents to four lovely daughters:  Jane, Rebekah, Julianna, and Rachel.



Office Administrator:  Melinda Goforth

Melinda joined the staff of North Wilkesboro Presbyterian in November 2012. She is a graduate of Wilkes Community College. Prior to joining our staff, she was an instructor at Wilkes Community College. She is also active in her church, Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, where her husband Chris is currently serving as pastor. Melinda enjoys spending time with her children, Madison and Camden.


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