Marti Reed Hazelrigg is the pastor at Oak Ridge Presbyterian Church in Oak Ridge, NC. Marti has served churches in Mississippi, New Jersey, and North Carolina. She is a graduate of Princeton Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity and Master of Arts in Youth Ministry. Marti has served as a staff consultant for Ministry Architects and has led workshops and retreats for Princeton Theological Seminary’s Institute for Youth Ministry. Marti serves on the Presbyterian Counseling Center of Greensboro Board. Marti is married to Rev. Peter Hazelrigg and the proud parents of twins, Jackson and Maggie. To give her energy she runs, walks, cooks, and spends time with family and friends. One of her happy places of Montreat, NC.
Director of Community Connection and Preschool Director
Sherri Rhyne started at ORPC as the Director of Preschool. Sherri has lived up and down the east coast but is a North Carolinian at heart. She is the mother of two grown sons (Eric and Tyler) and has been married to her husband, Carlton, for nearly 30 years. She and her family are residents of Oak Ridge. When she has free time, she enjoys reading and spending time with her family. She loves working with children and their families and considers it her calling.
Worship Coordinator and Accompanist
Elizabeth Leddy Ochoa is an active solo and collaborative pianist in the Triad area and teaches on the piano faculty of The Music Academy of North Carolina in Greensboro. Elizabeth received her Bachelor in Piano Performance from Baylor University and her Master in Piano Performance from the University of North Carolina- Greensboro. She enjoys cooking, traveling, reading and blogging, and the beautiful North Carolina outdoors. Elizabeth is a native of Texas, where she began playing music in worship growing up in church. She loves being a part of ORPC and making music with such a wonderful community.
Director of Choirs
A fourth-generation church musician, Mary grew up singing tight family harmonies and playing a variety of instruments in a small church in Valle Crucis, NC. She is passionate about music and its ability to heal, inspire, and connect. Mary is an active professional musician and recording artist. She has toured internationally with da Capo Brass, Relevents Wind Quintet, and the New England Symphonic Ensemble. With teaching experience ranging from elementary through collegiate, Mary currently teaches at the Arts Based School in Winston-Salem. She is a National Board Certified music educator and a 2021 finalist for the North Carolina Teacher of the Year. Mary earned her Master of Music degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. Mary and her husband Luke and daughter Molly are all part of ORPC. They enjoy traveling, spending time with friends and family, and playing with the animals on their farm.
Brandon is a recent graduate from Fayetteville State University, where he spent his 4 years studying communications in digital media, while also being a fulltime student athlete, being a member of the Broncos football team. After graduation Brandon has recently became a part time filmmaker/photographer freelancer, working with multiple genres of music and fashion icons in the state of North Carolina. Brandon also enjoys fitness and helping others start their own fitness journey by being a part time fitness trainer.
After graduating from Ferris State College in Big Rapids, Michigan, Ray Marsh moved to North Carolina in 1977. Throughout his life, he has held various accounting related positions, as well as, a position in a Non Profit and State of NC. Currently, he is mostly retired, but resides as our bookkeeper. Ray is married to Patricia Marsh and has two children, four grandchildren and one great grandchild. He loves backpacking, going on day hikes and doing volunteer work with the Make-A-Wish foundation.email
Director of Children and Youth Ministry
Chris was born and raised in the South and is a passionate fan of sweet tea, college football, and NC barbeque. Chris will graduate in May from UNC Chapel Hill (Go Heels!) with a Bachelor of Education in Human Development & Family Studies and Psychology. He has served churches in Pennsylvania, Charlotte, and Chapel Hill. Chris has worked with youth at CROSS Missions in Charlotte, at Massanetta Springs Conference Center, and Montreat Conference Center. He also served as an Advisory Delegate for New Hope Presbytery to the denomination’s General Assembly from 2020-2022. Chris is proud to be an Eagle Scout. Chris spends his free time in the kitchen or outside in a patio chair with his partner, Julie.