Executive Presbyters


Loraine R. Taylor

 A member of the Appalachian Ministry Network Presbytery for several years, Reverend Loraine Taylor has aided many churches in transition. She was previously the presbyter of the Blue Ridge-Metro Section. She has also served as a
General Presbyter of the Assemblies of God.
Reverend Taylor has planted thee churches and is the founding pastor of Grace Assembly of God in Catawba, Virginia, where she resides with her husband Willis.


Roger L. Williams

Reverend Roger Williams is the longest tenured member of the Appalachian Ministry Network Presbytery, serving consecutively for over three decades. In addition to his role of Executive Presbyter, Reverend Williams chairs the Network Finance Committee. Prior to serving in his current role, he was presbyter of the Southwest Section.
Reverend Williams is currently the lead pastor of First Assembly of God in Abingdon, Virginia, where he has served since 1988. Prior to his tenure there, he was lead pastor of Assembly of God churches in Coeburn and Dante, Virginia. He and his wife Wanda live in the Abingdon area.