Bikram Ranapheli

Guitarist Bikram Ranapheli is studying Worship Music at Visible Music College. He serves as a Guitarist in worship service.  He came from a small country of Nepal in 2014. He is also graduate from Bible seminary in 2013 from Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He loves serving in the kingdom of God...

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John Foster

As College and Young Adult Director, John teaches, leads worship, counsels, and assists in youth activities. He is a Senior at the University of Memphis completing his major in Political Science. John is a competitive weightlifter who recently qualified for the University National Championships. He enjoys spending time with his family and his...

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Chrissy Thornton

Chrissy joined the PDO staff in 2003. She considers it a privilege to work with the families and teaching staff and loves how everyone at this church feels like family! She has been married to her husband Mark since 1987 and has raised two amazing daughters. She also has a...

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Jason Gatlin

Married to Traci and they have a daughter, Alina and a son, Aven. Jason works with Jr. and Sr. High youth, teaches Sunday School, does counseling, plans youth mission trips and retreats. Jason is also an Elder, the Property and Grounds Chairman and our Sound Technician.

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Cindy Phillips

Music has always been the biggest interest in Cindy’s life. She has played organ and piano since childhood, studied music formally in private instruction and also attended Belmont University School of Music in Nashville, TN. She has taught children’s choirs, directed handbell choirs, and choral groups in numerous churches in...

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Chiquita Paulson

Chiquita is happy to return as hand bell and choir director to Highland Heights!   A graduate of Union University with a degree in Music Education K-12, Chiquita has served as a long-time music teacher in the Diocese of Memphis, Shelby County Schools, and most recently St. Agnes Academy-St. Dominic School.  ...

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Lauren Burke Fiveash

As Ensemble Director, Lauren directs the 8:30 a.m. service ensemble. She also accompanies the choir and church services on the piano. A graduate of Christian Brothers University with a degree in Business Administration, Lauren also has a teaching license in choral music, grades K-12, and is currently working on a...

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Mary Smith

Mary brings decades of financial work experience to the position of Financial Secretary. Her various duties include general bookkeeping functions and budget preparation. She also serves as a support person for the Parents’ Day Out program. Mary and her husband Tim have been married since September 1980. They have three...

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Rosie Blatt

Rosie began her career with HHPC on January 2, 2009. She has a rich and varied background in various administrative fields and is a valuable addition to the church staff. Previous work history includes 20 years with Auto Trader magazines in various roles including Composing Manager and Office Manager. She...

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Jerry Brundle

Jerry Brundle began his term with Highland Heights in the Summer of 2014 as interim pastor while Dr. Foster was deployed to Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. When Dr. Foster returned, the Session asked Jerry to stay and offered him the position of Assistant Pastor.

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Tim Foster

As Senior Pastor, Tim preaches, leads worship and teaches Bible to all ages. He also visits the sick and shut-ins, provides counseling, and oversees the work of staff, elders and volunteers. A graduate of Mississippi State University, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Reformed Theological Seminary, he also serves as a Lieutenant...

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