Say hello to the leadership team at Middle Church


Middle Church's staff and leadership is committed to keeping Christ in the middle, while serving others.

If you have any questions for any of our leadership team, feel free to reach out to them through email.

Linda Snyder - Pastor

Rev. Linda Snyder (Pastor Linda) came to Middle Church in 2012 after serving as a children's/youth pastor for many years. Pastor Linda is married to Don, and has two grown children, two grandchildren and a spoiled rotten cat. You can reach Pastor Linda at

Melissa Withrow - MidKids Director

Melissa Withrow joined the leadership team in 2018, after serving as the Vacation Bible School Director since 2012. Melissa is married to John and has three young children. You can reach Melissa at

John Donato - Worship Leader

John Donato joined our staff on September 1, 2018. John plays the keyboard. leading us into the presences of God with upbeat music and contemplative prayer. John is married to Lorie and has four grown sons. You can reach John at

Tracy Lemmon - Church Secretary

Tracy Lemmon became the church secretary in 2012. She is also a MidKids Sunday School teacher and jack of all trades! Tracy is married to Dave and has two children. You can reach Tracy at

Amber Kern - Nursery Coordinator

Amber Kern joined the leadership team at Middle in 2018.

She is currently a nursing student at Fayette County Career and Technical Institute.

Lori Hanscom - Assimilation Leader

Lori Hancom joined the Middle Church leadership team in 2018 as volunteer staff in the area of assimilation. She wants to see everyone get connected! She's got a place for you to serve... as a greeter, in the cafe, or at the Information Desk!