Maggie Valley United Methodist Church – Staff

Rev. Cole Altizer

Pastor Cole is originally from Charlotte, NC where he was born and raised. He moved to the mountains in 2007

Renee Highsmith Mackey

Renee Highsmith Mackey is our church Administrative Assistant. Her duties include work on the church bulletin, newsletter, and all other

Jason Jones

Jason Jones grew up in the Asheville area and joined Maggie Valley’s staff in January 2019.  He studied music at

Janice Rogers

Janice Rogers is our church organist.  Playing since the age of 10, she has been a church musician her entire

Colleen Williamson

Colleen Williamson is our church treasurer.  Originally from Haywood County, she was a local hairdresser for 28 years before owning

Rev. Erma Bond

Erma Bond is the retired Associate Pastor of Maggie Valley UMC.  Erma grew up in Maggie Valley and returned in

Gene and Shirley Saxton

Gene and Shirley Saxton are our church custodians. They care for our church grounds, including the park land on the