MEET OUR STAFF
Our Pastor, Rev. Robert Hendrick, was born and raised in Sylacauga, Alabama. He received his B.A. from Auburn University in 1989 and his M.Div. from Covenant Theological Seminary in 1995. Rev. Hendrick has served in the ministry for more 30 years in St. Louis, Tampa, and Nashville. Robbie and and his wife, Tammy (Eyrich), have five children: Trey, Hayden, Megan, Myles, and Preston and two grandchildren, Law and Anders.
Dr. Stan Pylant
Director of Music
Dr. Stan Pylant was born just outside Shreveport, Lousiana, and reared in Lafayette, Louisiana. Dr. Pylant graduated from the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and the Institute of Worship Studies. He has served for over forty years with churches in Louisiana, Texas, Georgia, and Oklahoma. Stan and Kirsten married in 1991 and have two grown children; Brianna, an elementary music teacher, and Nathan, an engineer. Stan joined the ministry of Christ Church, Presbyterian in July of 2015. In addition, Dr. Pylant serves as the Director of the Augusta Youth Chorale, an auditioned choir for teen singers across the CSRA (www.augustayouthchorale.org), a member of the CenturyMen, an auditioned male chorus of ministers of music from around the U.S., a member of the Sons of Jubal, a male chorus of ministers of music in Georgia, as well as a violist with the Augusta Symphony.
Ryan is a northerner, born and raised in Western New York. He has a B.A. in Religion from Houghton College and an M.Div. from Asbury Theological Seminary. Ryan is currently a pastoral intern at Christ Church, seeking Licensure and Ordination in the Savannah River Presbytery. He is married to Halle, who encourages him in godliness. Ryan has a great passion for teaching the Scriptures, seeing the people of God (of all ages) grow in the knowledge and love of the Lord, reading, disc golf, and coffee.
Children’s Ministry Director beginning April 18, 2021
Amanda was born and raised in the Atlanta, Georgia, area. She holds a BM in Music Education from Columbus State University in Columbus, GA, and a M.M. in Violin Performance from Georgia State University. Amanda began her career as an elementary music violin teacher in Cobb County Georgia. She has also held teaching positions at Dawson Memorial Baptist (Birmingham, AL) and at Mason Academy Arts (Fairfax, VA).
Developing a positive relationship with children and instilling a love for Christ is a priority in her life and teaching. In her free time, Amanda enjoys spending time hiking and traveling with her husband Owen, and their three children Benjamin, Abigail, and Jonathan.
Scott Doss, Audio/Visual Director, was born into an Air Force family in Exeter, New Hampshire. His formative years were spent in New Hampshire, Morocco, Colorado and Arizona. The family settled in upstate South Carolina in 1967 where Scott attended Clemson University earning a B.A. in English with a Minor in Music. Early in 1981, he began both his new life as a Christian and his career in radio. He and his wife, Margaret, met while attending Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Easley, South Carolina. They were married in 1985 and have two children and two grandchildren. In 1999, Scott left radio and opened his own voice talent, copy writing and audio production company, known today as Aerie Voices. At the same time, he became the Audio/Visual Director at First Presbyterian Church of Augusta, where he served for 5 years. In 2004, he and his family became Charter Members of Christ Church, Presbyterian and Scott joined the church staff as it’s Audio/Visual Director. Today, he continues in that capacity and also serves as the church’s Digital Media Director.