Our pastor, Lisa Hartzog, is a native of Yadkinville, North Carolina. She started out as a Mechanical Engineer after graduating from NC State. She was then called into ministry and served as a student pastor when she was in seminary at Iliff School of Theology in Denver. She is now an Ordained Elder in Full Connection in the United Methodist Church, and has served churches in this conference for 17 years. She continues to serve as the pastor of Mars Hill UMC, where she has been for three years. Rev. Hartzog has a daughter, Zoe.