Rev. Scott Hoffman

Pastor, Head of Staff

Rev. Scott Hoffman, Christ Memorial Presbyterian ChurchScott began his call of Pastor at CMPC in October of 2011. Scott earned his BA in Christian Education from Westminster College and his MDiv. from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY. After seminary, Scott accepted his first call to serve as Associate Pastor to the Presbyterian Church, Sewickley in Sewickley, PA.

Scott is married to Ashlee. Together they are the proud parents of Kylee and Natalee. The family lives in Columbia and feels very blessed to have been called to live and serve in this special place.

Ariel Wickham

Communications Coordinator

arielAriel Wickham joined the CMPC staff in December 2012. Originally from Carroll County, MD, she graduated from Susquehanna University in 2012 with Bachelors degrees in Public Relations and Music. Before working for CMPC, she worked as a marketing intern for Helicopter Marketing and Communications. Ariel has experience with print & web design, technical writing, social media, and more. In her spare time, Ariel enjoys singing jazz and practicing yoga.

Missy Sullivan

Preschool Director

missyMissy Sullivan has been the preschool director at CMPC since 2003. She has a degree in Early Childhood Education from Towson University. She has two sons, one attends Towson University and one attends Georgetown University. In her spare time she enjoys gardening, cooking, reading, and traveling.

Joy Exner

Music Director

joyJoy Exner has been at CMPC since November 1, 1987, when she was hired as organist/pianist. She became Music Director in 2005. Joy came to CMPC after servingin chapels at Ft. Meade, Scotland, and Alaska. She began playing for worship and leading Sunday School singing as a young teenager. At Christ Memorial Presbyterian Church, she has directed children’s choirs, including musicals, and continues to lead adult and instrumental groups. Joy’s husband, Allen, and son, Andrew, are also members of CMPC.

Lorri Yawney

Music Accompanist

lorriLorri Yawney has been on CMPC’s music staff as choir accompanist since 2005. A native of New York, Lorri began accompanying choirs in elementary school at the age of 8. She earned a bachelor’s degree in music and an MBA in arts administration from SUNY Albany. She moved to the Washington D.C. area in 1981 to work for the American Symphony Orchestra League, where she held several management positions until leaving in 1998 to raise her family. Lorri is a piano teacher and is a member of the Maryland State Music Teachers Association. She and her husband, Chip, have two children, Brian and Laura.