Richard Culp
Senior Minister

Richard comes to St. Andrew having served seventeen years at First Presbyterian, Troy, OH and six years at First Presbyterian Church, Mt. Sterling, KY. Richard graduated from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary after doing his undergraduate work at Trinity University. Richard loves to preach, lead worship, do mission, read, see movies, and referee soccer.

Richard’s wife, Leslie, lives in Denton with him, although his three daughters have moved away from home. Leslie is a dentist, loves being involved in the community, is passionate about all Aggies happenings, and greatly enjoys having a pool.

Richard’s three daughters are: Caitlin, who graduated from Queens University in May, 2016 and currently works for a political campaign in Charlotte, NC; Noelle, who is a Junior at Texas A&M where she majors in Actuarial Sciences; and Rachel, who is a Freshman at Ole Miss, where her major is International Studies.

Lisa Patterson
Associate Pastor

Lisa Patterson became the associate pastor for Christian Education and Mission in December of 2011. Prior to her ordination, she was the Christian Educator for 11 years and became a Certified Christian Educator in 2005. She received a B.A. in Management and Marketing in 1981, and a Master of Divinity from Brite Divinity School at Texas Christian University in 2010. She is a member of the Attending Clergy Association in Denton and has served as president of Denton Benefit League, on the Board of Directors of the Arts Guild, PTSA and other community agencies.

Lisa has three children, Will, Walker and Ann, who are native Texans and cradle Presbyterians. Lisa loves to walk the family dog, Sadie, cook and feed people, read and spend time with friends and family.

Staff Directory

Brandi Caldwell, Director of Youth Ministries [email protected]
Richard Culp, Senior Minister [email protected]
Shim Garrett, Head Custodian [email protected]
Tonya Hernandez, Financial Secretary [email protected]
Jannette Hindman, Director of Children’s Choir [email protected]
Louis Korom, Office Manager and Communication Coordinator [email protected]
Lisa Patterson, Associate Pastor [email protected]
Stephanie Raesz, Director of Treehouse Afterschool Program [email protected]
Derek Shorethose, Office Administrator [email protected]
Jeff Snider, Director of Music [email protected]
Facilities Manager