louema Richardson

Office Manager

A Pender County native, Louema has been involved in education and church office management for more than forty years.  She worked as the secretary for a private school for eleven years prior to joining the staff of Burgaw Presbyterian Church in 1991.


Music Director

Nina is a native of Hickory, NC, and sang in Baptist Church choirs as a youngster.  She now has more than 25 years experience as a choir director and soloist for Protestant and Roman Catholic churches in Connecticut and South Carolina.  She has directed adult, youth, and children's choirs.  She and her husband, Ralph, recently relocated to this area.  

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Ann studied music at Meredith College and graduated from Appalachian State University with a degree in Music Education.  She has taught music both privately and in the public schools for more than 30 years.  Having served several churches in the area as organist/pianist, she has now been at Burgaw Presbyterian for five years.


Lead, Childcare Center

Beth is now in her 10th year with Burgaw Presbyterian Childcare but her connection goes back much further, having attended the childcare center herself as a little girl.  She grew up here in Burgaw, is married to Nick Rivenbark, and has three children.


Assistant, Childcare Center

Jenny started with Burgaw Presbyterian Childcare three years ago as a substitute and we are excited that she has recently joined our team in a permanent capacity. She lives in Watha with her husband, Brian Pyland, and their three children. Jenny loves working in the garden and spending time with her family.