Some of our key servants are listed here.  


 Rev. Joshua Light, Assistant Pastor

On August 14, 2016, Joshua was called by the Session to become the Assistant Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church.  He holds an A.S. in Philosophy from Northeast State, a B.B.E. from Graham Bible College in Bristol, Tennessee, and a M.Div. from Birmingham Theological Seminary a ministry of Briarwood PCA in Birmingham, AL.  He has received certification in Dr. D. James Kennedy’s Evangelism Explosion as a Lay Teacher/Trainer in Upper Darby, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Philadelphia.  Joshua also serves as COO/Global Developer of the Presbyterian Evangelistic Fellowship in Bristol, TN.

Daniel Johnson, Director of Children & Student Ministries  

Daniel was raised in Hixson, TN and attended Hixson High School in the greater Chattanooga area. He went to ETSU for his Undergraduate degree, where he majored in Philosophy and minored in Anthropology. It was at the beginning of his senior year in college that he married his high school sweetheart, Hannah. Hannah is in her last year of the Physical Therapy progam at ETSU. They have now been happily married for five years, with two dogs. Before accepting the call to be Director of Children and Youth at Westminster, Daniel worked as a surveyor with the Tennessee Valley Authority. Daniel is now working full time in ministry and is working on an online Masters of Biblical Studies with the RTS Global campus. Daniel can be reached by phone at 1 (423) 653-4257, or email at WPCJCYOUTH@gmail.com.



Erin Williams, Early Learning Program Coordinator

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Erin Williams, Early Learning Program Coordinator


Erin Williams is a native of Greenwood, SC. She graduated from Greenwood High School where she was inducted into the Greenwood High School Athletic Hall of Fame. She attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where she received her BA in Political Science. She is attended Furman on a tennis scholarship and still holds her tennis teaching certification with the United States Professional Tennis Association. While at Furman she met her husband, Robert, a native of Johnson City. She and Robert were married in June of 1995 at Westminster, where Robert is a charter member. After a career as a paralegal, realtor, and clothing store proprietor, she joined the WPC staff. She has served as Director of the Early Learning Program since June of 2005. In addition to her work at WPC, Erin participates in the Junior League, Niswonger Children’s Hospital Spirit Gala Committee, serves as Vice Chair of Personnel on the Board of the Children’s Advocacy Center of the First Judicial District. Erin may be reached at: epofsc@gmail.com

Sandy Smith, Music Director

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Sandy Smith, Music Director

Sandy Smith grew up here in Johnson City, the youngest of five children raised by loving, Christian parents. She accepted Christ as Savior at a young age of 6. Grateful to be raised in a church where children and teens were taught the importance of using their gifts to glorify God and given many opportunities to do so. Gifted by God in music, she started serving the Church as pianist at the age of 12. Only two years later she began directing adult & children’s choirs. Sandy majored in Music Education at ETSU. She was called to work in church music ministry and has worked in church much of her life. She was married in 1986 and blessed with two children. Employed with Westminster since April 1994, she has a passion to share the gospel message through the avenue of music and to help others develop their gifts to exalt God. Sandy may be reached at: sandynealsmith@gmail.com

 Willette Ericson, Church Organist

Willette Ericson

Willette Ericson, Church Organist

Willette Ericson grew up in Toccoa, Georgia. After graduating from Toccoa Falls Academy, she attended Moody Bible Institute majoring in church music. She met her husband Keith at MBI, and after completing their studies they served for three years in Liberia, West Africa. When their time in Liberia was complete, they moved to Elizabethton to work at Moody Aviation. Willette also has a BS from ETSU in Elementary and Secondary Education, and an MA in English. She taught in the public school system for 30 years and has served as an assistant principal. Her love for church music goes back to her childhood. Her life has been dedicated to serving the Lord wherever he puts her. Ms. Ericson views participation in music as a privilege and a ministry.

Donna Viens, Secretary

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Secretary, Donna Viens


Donna Viens grew up in Providence, Rhode Island. She and her husband, have moved  to  Chuckey, Tennessee, from the north and enjoy living in the Bible Belt. She really is thankful to be serving with people who love the Lord. Donna faithfully serves as our church secretary. While diligently keeping our church affairs organized, she is a friend to all, greeting visitors, parents of the Early Learning Program and members, always with grace. Donna may be reached at: wpcjc@icloud.com



Our ministries are organized under headings called Ministry Teams.  Each team consists of an elder and deacon serving alongside several lay-people.  The teams provide guidance and oversight for their particular area.  To learn more about ministry teams and how you can serve, please contact the church office at 283-4643.

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