Staff of MPC

Rev. Deidra Crosby has been the pastor of MPC since 2015. She is a 2007 graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary, and this is her second call in ministry. 

Linda Trout is our Music Director. She has been the Music Director at Madisonville Presbyterian Church since 1991.  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education, a Masters degree in  Instructional Leadership and  an Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Leadership all from Tennessee Technological University.

    Linda Trout is the band director and music teacher at Sequoyah High School for Monroe County Schools.

Mrs. Pamela Madden is our worship pianist. She's been playing the piano for worship since the mid-80's. She holds a BA in piano performances from Tn. Wesleyan (Athens, Tn). She is also currently serving as church pianist for Vonore United Methodist Church. She is passionately attached to her piano music, so that she occasionally burns supper and loses track of time when immersed in practice.

Mrs. Cap Elrod is our Director of Children's Programs. 

As a Lifetime member of the Presbyterian Church, she brings years of training and Sunday School experience.

Her formal education includes graduating from MHS and degrees from Tennessee Tech in Criminal Justice and Psychology. She has also done graduate work in elementary guidance and counseling.

Mrs. Deborah Singer is our Administrative Assistant. She has lived in Tennessee for 5 years, and lives in Tellico Plains with her husband, Ron. She enjoys swimming and reading.