OUR TEAM

Pastor Joy Smith

Pastor Joy was ordained at the First Presbyterian Church in Lake Forest, Il. Since, she has served at churches in Minnesota, Florida and Arizona. She holds Master Degrees from Columbia Theological Seminary and Union Theological Seminary.  She believes "The church's job is to practice radical hospitality, engage in authentic ministry, and be an advocate for peace and justice"

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Contact Pastor Joy at pastorjoy@pcorlandpark.org

Ross Fogg

Ross is Director of Children and Youth at Presbyterian Church in Orland Park. He is a student in McCormick Theological Seminary's Master of Divinity program and anticipates graduating in 2025. He also holds degrees in English from Emory University. Ross is interested in guiding the spiritual formation of youth so that they ask big, difficult questions and begin the process of becoming lifelong disciples.

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Contact Ross at ross@pcorlandpark.org

Dan Marcotte

Dan is Director of Music at Presbyterian Church in Orland Park. He holds a degree in music education from Illinois Wesleyan University and a Masters Degree from Florida State University. Dan is a well-rounded musician, playing many instruments and writing original music. He regularly performs at the Bristol Renaissance Faire and conventions as Dan the Bard. He also teaches music at St. Raphael in Naperville.

Tim Archibald

Tim Archibald is the A/V technician at the Presbyterian Church in Orland Park.

Laura Brooke

Laura is the Office Administrator for Presbyterian Church in Orland Park. Besides efficiently managing all office tasks, she has expertise in adminstrative technology and is responsible for managing electronic publications and communication for the congregation. Outside of the office, Laura draws inspiration from her husband, Tony, their two sons, Michael and Jacob, and their granchildren. 

Contact Laura at preschurchop@comcast.net

Catherine Droesch

Catherine Droesch is the Childcare Provider at the Presbyterian Church in Orland Park.