OUR TEAM

Say hello to the leadership team at Wesley Memorial!

Meet our Staff Leadership

Say hello to the leadership team at Wesley Memorial Methodist Church. If you have questions, contact us by clicking here.

Rev. Dr Jeff Patterson - Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Jeff Paterson has served in the Western NC conference for 30+ years and before coming to Wesley Memorial, he was the district superintendent of the Yadkin Valley district. He is passionate about people coming to Christ and growing spiritually into Christ-likeness. He is married to Tammy, and they have two adult children, Elizabeth and Caleb.

Rev. Dr. Jeff Patterson "I look forward to seeing you soon!" - Pastor Jeff

Rev. Clark Chilton - Associate Pastor

Rev. Clark Chilton joined the pastoral team at Wesley Memorial in July 2019 as the associate pastor of contemporary worship and evangelism. He is a graduate of Gordon Conwell Theological Seminary and is an elder in the Global Methodist Church.

Rev. Clark Chilton

Rev. Susannah Pittman - Congregational Care & Adult Spirtual Formation

Rev. Susannah Pittman serves as the pastor of Congregational Care (Congregational Care Team, Senior Adult Council, Stephen Ministry, pastoral counseling) and Adult Spiritual Formation (Adult Spiritual Formation Team, individual spiritual direction, and leading the development of small groups and discipleship bands). She holds a graduate degree in counseling from Wake Forest University and a divinity degree from Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Susannah is passionate about journeying alongside of people in all of life’s seasons to offer care and support. She is married to Lonnie, who is also clergy, and they have a son, Preston, who is a student at Wesleyan Christian Academy.

Rev. Dr Ken Lyon - Church Vitality & Generosity

Ken Lyon serves as our part-time associate pastor of generosity and church vitality. Ken is a retired elder in the United Methodist Church and has served the United Methodist Church for over 40 years, most notably at Matthews UMC in Charlotte and in many churches across Western North Carolina.

Rev. Ken Lyon

Rev. Glen Myers - Congregational Care

Rev. Glen Myers serves as our part-time pastor of congregational care. Glen is a retired elder in the United Methodist Church and has served in the Western NC Conference for many decades.

Lindsay Odom - Organist

Lindsay Odom's career in church music began when he was twelve years old and has served several churches in our area. He is a graduate of the NC School of the Arts in Winston-Salem. Lindsay is married to Ann and they have one son. Linsday is the owner/operator of Lindsay Odom Men’s Clothing Store in High Point.

Isabel Cruz Valencia - Administrative Assistant to the Pastors

Elli Yu - Pastoral Intern

Elli Yu is a rising junior at UNC-Chapel Hill. A lifelong United Methodist, he is considering pursuing full time ministry and seminary after graduation from UNC.

Ann Marie Chilton - Director of Children's Ministries

Ann Marie Chilton joined the Wesley Memorial team as the interim director in April 2020 and then became the full-time director of children's ministry in June 2020. She has a variety of experience leading children's music, and childhood education and is passionate about relaying biblical truths to the next generation.

Learn more about Wesley Memorial Kids here.

Anne Marie Chilton

April Maines - Facilities Coordinator & Children's Ministry Assistant

Susan Kelley - Director, Wesley Memorial School

Susan has be on the WMS staff for the past 23 years. She is a life-long member of Wesley Memorial Methodist Church. Along with her husband, Rick, they have three daughters.

Susan Kelley

Sandi Todd - Administrative Assistant, Wesley Memorial School

Melody Emerson - Director of Communication and Connections

Starting in 2022, Melody served as the part-time Director of Communications, and became full time in April of 2023. She has a Masters in Strategic Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from High Point University and is an adjunct professor at High Point University in the Nido Qubein School of Communication.

Riley Phelps - Student Ministry Intern

Beth Rose - Manager of Finance and Administration

Beth Rose has served at Wesley Memorial since 2016 with finance and administration.

Beth Rose

Keith Lee - Manager of Facilities

Keith Lee

Chris Massey - Facilities Coordinator/AV Tech

Chris Massey

Tammy Magee - Chef

Tammy is originally from Dallas, Texas and relocated to the area in early 2023 with her children, Kyle (21), Kaylee (19), and her mother, Margie. The family enjoys hiking, traveling to the mountains and beach, and spending time together as a family with their dogs. Tammy has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a focus in Accounting. Her love for cooking with God’s guidance and sharing joy with others is what helped lead her to Wesley Memorial.

Jonah Miller - Facilities and Housekeeping

Darren Dyer - Housekeeper

Darren Dyer