Jean-Marie VunCannon, Director of Women's Ministries
Jean-Marie VunCannon joined the church staff in 2003. She attended the University of North Carolina and has taken a few classes at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, NC. She is married to Tony VunCannon and they have one married daughter. Away from church, Jean-Marie enjoys spending time with family, traveling, hiking, drinking coffee, and reading classic British literature.
Jean-Marie longs to see the women of Arden growing in their relationships with the Lord and with His people. She wants to see homes and families transformed by the power of the gospel. She enjoys seeing the big picture of the gospel at work in the lives of God's people and she is always encouraged to see the faithfulness of the people at Arden.
Dan Berger, Church Business Administrator
Dan Berger joined the church staff in 2001. He studied business at Appalachian State University and earned an M.B.A from Wake Forest University. He is married to Mary and has three children, Ben, Ashley, and John. Dan enjoys a variety of hobbies, including leading Boy Scouts, camping, fishing, gardening, making stained glass windows, and being a member of the Steeler Nation.
Dan enjoys meeting and working with a variety of people in his day-to-day work.
Charlene is a native of Western North Carolina. She is a former teacher at Arden Presbyterian Preschool and has continued to work with the preschool in accounting, student records, and social media and website administration. She has been an office manager, bookkeeper, and website designer. Charlene is the mother to Kayla (age 14) and Ivan (age 12).
Contact Charlene at [email protected], 828-684-7221, ext. 312.
A native of South Dakota, Linda graduated from Webster High School. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from South Dakota State University in Education and her Master’s Degree from Western Carolina University in Middle-Grade Education. She retired from teaching and worked at The Billy Graham Training Center before coming to APC. She is married to Mike and they have two grown children. The beach is a favorite place to visit along with having reading, crocheting, and knitting as hobbies.
A native of Easley, South Carolina, Barbara graduated from Clemson University (Go Tigers!) with a degree in Early Childhood Education. She taught Kindergarten and second grade in South Carolina before moving to North Carolina with her family. It was at Clemson where she met her husband, Cam, and they have four grown children and three grandchildren. Barbara joined the preschool staff in 1992—first as a teacher, and later as director. A few of her favorites: adventures with her family, Clemson football, crafting – all kinds (which also means making messes), and reading.
Kim Hathaway, Asst. Children's Ministry