Rev. Rachael Whaley-Pate
Dr. Ray Edge
Rev. Whaley-Pate joined Timberridge as part-time pastor in 2018. She is a graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary. She and her husband John have two children, Miriam and David.
Ray Edge joined Timberridge as Music Director in 2003, with 30 years of experience in music, youth, and senior adult ministry. He has served as organist for the World Methodist Evangelism Conference at Emory University; has adjudicated vocal competitions; and, has directed numerous church and community choirs. Ray holds music degrees from Georgia Southwestern State University and Brewton-Parker College where he now sings in the Alumni Choir; and, the Juris Doctor degree from Atlanta Law School. He speaks Spanish and is active in missions to Mexico and Peru, working with orphanages and the homeless.
Don Dunlap has been the church musician at Timberridge since the summer of 2013. He is an accomplished organist and pianist, and even plays clarinet with our other musicians or sings with the choir on occasion. Don teaches a wide range of business classes at Patrick Henry High School and is very involved in our community through the Leadership Henry program, Chamber of Commerce, YMCA, and other organizations.
Melissa Hensel has ties to Timberridge dating back to her childhood. Her lifelong love of music led her to pursue a degree in Music Education from Georgia College. She is a retired elementary music school teacher and returned to Timberridge as pianist in 2015. She loves gardening, quilting, and other crafts.