Rev. Martin Carver
Originally from Hernando, MS, Martin has been involved in the church his entire life. He graduated with his B.A. in English from the University of Memphis in 2014 and served in various ministry roles before moving to Decatur, GA to enroll at Columbia Theological Seminary. Martin graduated with his MDiv from CTS in 2022. He is thrilled to serve as pastor at Hunter Presbyterian Church, and invites you to worship with us! When he’s not at the church, you can find him reading, cooking, or fishing.
Director of Music Ministry
Bethany L. Plissey is currently a DMA candidate in Choral Conducting at the University of Kentucky where she studies with Dr. Jefferson Johnson. She is a former assistant conductor of the University of Kentucky Women’s Choir and Chorale. She holds a Bachelor of Music in Voice and a Maters of Music in Choral Conducting with additional course work in Choral Music Education from Indiana University. She taught for three years in Atlanta before beginning doctoral studies in choral conducting with Jo-Michael Scheibe at the University of Miami. After two year as full-time faculty at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville she moved to Vermont to teach at Northern Vermont University (2010-2020) where she was tenured faculty in music, Director of Choral Activities, and Chair of the Performing Arts Department. Choirs under her direction have toured throughout the Northeast and abroad in Canada, Austria, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, and Spain. As a vocalist she has performed in Austria, Bulgaria, Ecuador, Germany and Italy, and has served as clinician for honor choirs, clinics, master classes and workshops in Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, New Hampshire, Vermont and Wisconsin.
Originally from Jackson, Kentucky, Allen Fletcher served as pianist at the First United Methodist Church of Jackson from 2009 until 2014. He attended Transylvania University and received a B.A. degree in History and Music Performace, studying organ with Richard Dwyer and piano/accompanying with Gregory Partain. In addition, he has served several churches and community choirs in the eastern and central Kentucky regions as a guest, organist, pianist, and accompanist. Since June 2018, he has been the organist/accompanist at Hunter Presbyterian Church and is also a Teaching Assistant in the Department of History at the University of Kentucky, where he is pursuing graduate degrees.
Lynn joined Hunter in September 2014 as the Administrative Assistant. She also serves as the Office Manager at her own church, Pisgah Presbyterian Church and is an Equine Insurance Agent for Markel Insurance. Prior to her church work, Lynn was the Director of Sales for the Lexington thoroughbred farm, Darby Dan. During her spare time you will find Lynn volunteering at local horse shows, traveling and playing with her dog.
Born in Charleston, West Virginia, Kevin Eddy grew up in Pikeville, Kentucky and attended Eastern Kentucky University. Kevin retired from the U.S. Military with seven years in the U.S. Marine Corps, and fourteen years as a sergeant with Kentucky Army National Guard Aviation, where he served as a Black Hawk Helicopter Crew Chief. Kevin also worked for twenty years as a warehouse manager for W. T. Young Storage Company but was downsized from his position in September 2009. Kevin has continued his love for sports as an official for the Kentucky High School Athletic Association and the National Softball Association. He was married twenty-nine years ago in the Versailles Presbyterian Church to Debby who is an industrial nurse for the J. M. Smucker Corporation and a native of Versailles. They have been foster parents for seven years for medically-fragile children, and maintain relationships with all of the children who have been in their home. Both enjoy travel and movies, and frequently travel to Columbus, Ohio to visit their foster son, Anthony. Also, they love animals, as many strays have found their way into their home. If you see Kevin in the building, please introduce yourself and thank him for all his hard work keeping maintenance costs low, working with contractors on projects, and looking for best solutions for keeping church buildings and rentals functional and beautiful.