Chris is originally from southwest Ohio. As a young man he worked many years at Wesler’s Orchard in his hometown of New Paris. He played baseball, basketball, football, and ran track in his teen years.
With a heart for the spiritual formation of children, Britta takes great joy in finding ways to point children and families toward a loving God. Having spent most of her life working with families and children through vocation and volunteering, she loves finding new and creative ways to encourage kids and strengthen families.
Director of Contemporary Worship
Heather is the Director of Preschool, which mean she manages the Ringgold United Methodist Church Preschool.
Bobby is an extroverted person who loves a good chat with someone at a coffee shop or just getting to know someone.
Taylor is the Director of Choral Activities and Traditional Worship at Ringgold UMC. He earned his Bachelor of Music in Vocal Music Education from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in 2017 along with licensure to teach K-12 music in the state of Tennessee.
Karen Riegelman is the Office Administrator at the church. She was born in Fort Knox, KY so technically she is a southerner, but her tendencies to watch hockey games and drink un-sweet tea give hints to her “Yankee” upbringing.
Jamie is originally from Rome, Georgia, where she first felt her call to ministry while a youth herself. Jamie is also a recent graduate of Reinhardt University where she combined her varied interests in Religion, History, Sociology, and English into one degree. While at Reinhardt, she served with Campus Ministries and as ministry interns in three local churches. When she is not serving, Jamie enjoys searching for and reading antique books, traveling, and enjoying a good cup of coffee with…
Coordinator of Audio, Video and Lighting Ministries