Kathy Ashby Merry pursued her calling to the world of church work after retiring, at age 42 from a 15-year business career.

Marc Brown

Marc Brown is pastor of Fort Hill United Methodist Church in Lynchburg, VA. Previously, he served as the district superintendent for the Richmond District as well as the Director of Connectional Ministries for the Virginia Conference. He is a coauthor of Does Your Church Have a Prayer? (Discipleship Resources, 2009), available at Cokesbury and Amazon.

John Briggs is a retired pastor in the Virginia Annual Conference of the UMC