The Reverend Dr. Chris Denny has a Bachelors Degree from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. He has both a Masters of Divinity Degree and Doctor of Ministry Degree from Columbia Theological Seminary. He has pastored churches in North Carolina and South Carolina. Before moving to Columbia, Dr. Denny and his family lived in Elizabethtown, NC. Dr. Denny and his wife, Alle have a son, Charles. He is active on the web through a blog sharing prayer reflections on scripture at almostdailyprayer.com. Dr. Denny’s sermons are also available when you click on the chain link below.
Faith is a native of South Carolina; she grew up in the Simpsonville area. Faith is an avid reader, particularly of mystery books. She and her husband, Neal are proud parents of two children, Chynna and Pierce. Chynna is currently enrolled in a Master’s Program at USC. Pierce is a United States Marine. She has a miniature dachshund named Rudy, whom she treats as another child. Faith has been a Christian all her life and feels very blessed for the opportunity to work with the Westminster Presbyterian team.
Bonnie Pruitt has served as the Director of Music Ministry at Westminster since July of 2012. Bonnie grew up in Morrow, Georgia (just outside of Atlanta). The daughter of a Baptist Minister of Music, she has been involved in church music for as long as she can remember. She earned a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and the Master of Music Education Degrees at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. For the last seven years, Bonnie has been a music teacher in Lexington School District One. She began her teaching career teaching chorus and orchestra classes at Pelion Middle School. She is currently the orchestra director at Carolina Springs Middle School. Bonnie is also a member of the Lake Murray Orchestra. She and her husband Ken were married at Westminster in July 2011.
Norman McCorkle, Organist. Norman is a native of Salisbury, NC and a graduate of
Shenandoah University with majors in history and music and did graduate work at Wake
Forest University and studied organ at Duke University. His direct successive line of organ
teachers goes back to Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750).
Employed by the SC Department of Archives and History researching and writing the official
SC historical markers, Norman retired in 2011.
He was ordained deacon in Westminster Presbyterian Church where he once accompanied
Willie of the Oak Ridge Boys in singing for a wedding.
Norman has authored the following books; The McCorkles and Related Families, which traces
his lineage back to 1460; Thyatira Memories, which is memories of various members/pastors
of Thyatira Presbyterian Church; and Marriage Bonds (1777-1805) of The Rev. Dr. Samuel
Eusebius McCorkle (in preparation). He has also authored numerous articles in “PeeDee
Magazine” and “Journal of the Rowan County Genealogical Society.”
Norman is a 2016 inductee into the Shenandoah University Hall of Fame.
He is married to Linda Joyce Clark of St. Pauls, NC, and they have two children and six