David Bailey has been pastor at Central since 1998. He is a graduate of Davidson College and Columbia Theological Seminary. He is married to Claire, and they have three grown children – Erin, Allison, and John. They also have one grandson. David enjoys music, reading, golf, and traveling, and of course Davidson Wildcat basketball.
Sandy and her husband Scott are newcomers to the Anderson area after living in Florida and Pennsylvania. Sandy has many years experience working in a non-profit environment and enjoys all that comes with it.
Mandy Davis was born and raised in Charleston, SC and has been immersed in music her entire life. Studying violin, piano, organ, and voice from an early age, her earliest performances included church and school solos, as well as participation in numerous choral and instrumental groups, musicals, and plays. Ms. Keathley began her professional conducting career by conducting the Greenville Symphony Orchestra after studying at the South Carolina Governors School for the Arts. Early studies also included the Brevard Music Center and later, the University of North Carolina School of the Arts and Appalachian State University.
Mandy has performed with groups throughout the United States and abroad, including performances with Opera Charleston, the Singers Guild of Charleston, and the Metropolitan Chorus of Washington, DC. In recent years she joined with groups of singers from around the world to sing the Mozart Requiem in the Sydney Opera House and took member of the Central Chancel Choir to sing the Rutter Requiem at Carnegie Hall under the direction of the composer.
Mandy has served several Presbyterian churches as Director of Music and/or Organist. In addition, she teaches private piano, organ, and voice lessons.
Amy grew up in Charlotte, NC. She is a graduate of Appalachian State University. She is married to Brett, and they have a daughter, Monet and new baby, Aiden. Amy has been a member of Central since 2009. She loves kids, mostly because she is a kid at heart! In 2012, she felt God calling her to work full time at Central as the Children’s Director and has enjoyed every minute of it since!
When Amy isn’t planning events for children or teaching them about Jesus, she is hanging out with her family, including her adorable chocolate lab, Barley. She loves the mountains, hiking, kayaking and pretty much anything outdoors, especially near the water! Amy also enjoys gardening, cooking, music, and art! She loves being creative and finding new projects to do! She also gets super excited about Vacation Bible School, in January when there is snow on the ground!!!