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.
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.
Dr. Anthony Moore
Director of Worship and Communications
Anthony Moore studied music and composition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (BM) and the Jacobs School of Music at Indiana University, Bloomington (MM, DM), with additional concentrations in theory and church music. He came to Asheville in 2000 to work at Trinity Presbyterian Church. Since 2002, he has taught as an adjunct faculty member at Montreat College, teaching courses in Music Theory, Music History, and Worship Arts.
He and his wife Dawn have two children, Anna and Josh. In his free time, he loves to drink coffee with Dawn, watch his kids play sports, enjoy the beauty of Western North Carolina, and watch British and Sci-fi tv.
Asst. Music Ministry, and Asst. Congregational Care
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.
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.