Pastor - Dave Durant
Dave has been the pastor at Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church since his ordination in 1996. He is a graduate of Chesapeake Theological Seminary. Dave came to faith in Christ while a student in college. After working for many years at the Food and Drug Administration, Dave became convinced that God was calling him to serve full-time in ministry. During his seminary education, he helped to organize a church plant of Shady Grove PCA, the plant that eventually became Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church. Dave and his wife Kathy have three sons, three daughters-in-law, and eight grandchildren.
Assistant Pastor – Jerry Maguire
Pastor Maguire has been with Mount Airy Presbyterian Church since September of 2019 and lives with his wife Marg in and In-law-suite with his daughter, son-in-law and granddaughter in Woodbine, MD.
Jerry was born in Harrisburg, PA and came to faith in Christ as God by His amazing grace drew Jerry to Himself while he was a Junior in High School. He was discipled through the ministry of Young Life and upon graduating from Pennsylvania State University, he moved to Pittsburgh, PA to join the Staff of Young Life, a Christian outreach ministry to high school students. Desiring to prepare for ministering to the whole family, he entered the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh.
Upon graduation he was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) serving ten years as the Pastor of Hillcrest PCA in Volant, PA, and then nine years at Providence Reformed PCA in Barboursville, WV. He was the Pastor of Covenant PCA in Harlingen, Texas for six years and then the Pastor of Redeemer PCA in Concord, MA for nine years. Recently Pastor Maguire served as the Assistant Pastor of Christ Reformed Presbyterian Church in Laurel, MD for nearly four years.
Jerry and his wife, Marg, are both trained as Biblical Counselors through the Association of Certified Biblical Counselors (ACBC). Pastor Maguire has also had significant training and experience as a reconciler with the Peacemakers organization.
Choir and Handbell Director - Barbara Scheffter
Barbara is a member of Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church, where she serves as Choir and Handbell Director. She has a Master's Degree in Education and Bachelor's Degrees in English and Music Education. From 1986-94, she directed a children's choir program at her church in Aiken, South Carolina, growing the program from one preschool choir to four choirs for ages 4 through high school. Barbara started the adult vocal choir at Mt. Airy Presbyterian in 1997 and has led the choir plus various chime and bell choirs since 2001. She is committed to giving musicans of all ages the skills to appreciate music and participate in it to the best of their abilities, all to the glory of God.
Office Administrator - Janet Geary