Rev. Rebekah Tucker-Motley
Rev. Rebekah Tucker-Motley is a graduate of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary, but grew up in Virginia. After graduation seminary, she spent a year as a chaplain at the Presbyterian Pan American School. She is married to Cameron and they have three kids together. They decided to move back to Virginia to be closer to family. Rebekah accepted the call to serve OPC as the pastor in June 2019. She is passionate about social justice and is excited to lead OPC as a congregation grounded in the love of worship and living out God’s call to be a missional people.
Meet the staff
Melanie Rose - Office Administrator
Melanie's worked at Orange Presbyterian Church since 2011. She holds a degree in accounting and works closely with OPC's treasurer.
Melanie describes herself as a wife and mother of a 15-year old son and 3-year old daughter. She's active in the local MOPS/Moms Next group and Boy Scout Troop 14.
Melanie says, "I love my job and the people I have the pleasure of working with!"
Albert E. Packard - Director of Music Ministries
Albert has served the Orange Presbyterian congregation for 18 years. He has sung or directed church choirs for over 55 years. Albert served on the National Board of the American Guild of English Handbell Ringers for four years and as chair of the guild's Area I (New England) for three years. He also taught K-12 music in public schools and performed in professional summer stock theater for 18 years.
Albert holds a BA in Music from the University of Maine in Orono and a BS in Education from Gorham State College. He did further graduate studies in choral conducting at Boston University and at the Academy of Music in Vienna, Austria.
Albert's married to Lee Hill Packard, organist and choir director at Trinity United Methodist Church.
Kim Bartley - Preschool Director
Kim was hired as the new Director in 2019. She holds a Bachelor’s degree from Liberty University in Education and has a minor in Psychology. She worked at State Farm for seventeen years. Prior to coming to OPC, she volunteered and was a substitute teacher at the local elementary school and was Vice President of the Golden Horseshoe Volunteers at Dogwood Village Health and Rehab for over two years.
Kim lives in Orange with her husband and their two teenage children. She is a member of Orange Baptist Church where she was the Preschool Sunday school teacher for nine years. She enjoys living and working in this small community where she can pursue her passion for teaching young children and continue building close relationships with their families.