Danny & Denise Wiley

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Danny was born and raised in the panhandle of Oklahoma. He is very quick to tell you about his love for the Sooners' athletic teams. Denise is from Rockingham, NC and is a graduate of Anderson University.   They have been married for 31 years and are the proud parents of four wonderful daughters.  Meredith is married to Joshua Dickard and they have three children, Hannah, Micah and Sarah.  They live in Charleston, SC.  Courtney is married to Gene Robert Baxley and they have one son, Gene Robert Jr. and they live in Mullins, SC.  Lauren is married to Weston Ford and their son Jameson.  Erin is working at Disney World in sunny Orlando, FL.  
Danny finished his undergraduate work at Southwestern Christian Universty in Bethany, OK and holds a Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Seminary in Wilmore, KY.  He has served previous churches in Florence, Nichols, Salvisa (KY) and Greenwood/Ninety Six.  Danny believes that prayer is the key to a life of peace and purpose. He has a heart to see people come to Jesus, discover their giftedness and go to work for the Kingdom of God.

Associate Pastor

Ron & Cindy Towery

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Ron and Cindy have been married for 43 years and have two wonderful daughters, Kelly and Alison.
After receiving a degree in electronics, Ron began a career in the medical electronics field and later taught electronic classes at Spartanburg Community College. He retired from SCC as Department Head of Automation and Electronics. During those years Ron and Cindy also served as youth leaders at their church. In 2000 Ron became a Licensed Local Pastor and in 2001 was appointed as pastor to the Campobello/Fingerville charge while attending Candler School of Theology. He has served various appointments in the upstate and continues to lead churches in long range planning and leadership development programs.
Ron retired in 2019 from full time ministry and he and Cindy are enjoying spending quality time with their four grandchildren. 

Administrative Assistant

Linda Crowder

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Linda Crowder has been the administrative assistant at RRUMC since 1999.  Linda is orginially from Indiana.  Linda & her family moved to South Carolina in June 1995.  Linda enjoys vacationing with family & friends, playing with her grandson Bretton, puzzling & reading.

Director of Children and Youth Ministries

Christy Snow

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Christy Snow has been on staff as the Children and Youth Director with Reidville Road UMC since 2016. Christy is originally from Homer, Louisiana and has lived in South Carolina since 1994. She is married to Bryan and they have three amazing daughters Haleigh, Katie and Addie. Christy has worked in Children and Youth Ministry for over 10 years. When not at church she loves reading, watching her girls play lacrosse, crying in sappy movies, and making memories with her family.

Choir Director and Pianist

Heidi Gomez

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Heidi Gomez has been the Music Director at Reidville Rd. UMC since 2007.  She has a Bachelor of Music degree from Central Michigan University with a focus on organ performance.  Heidi also teaches piano lessons  and does music classes for  the preschool children at the Readiness Center.  She moved from Michigan to South Carolina in 2006 and lives in Spartanburg with her husband, Carlos and their daughter, Scarlet and two dogs.  When she’s not involved with church and music, she enjoys reading, gardening and cooking.  

Contemporary Worship Leader

Scott Smith

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Dr. Scott Smith serves as the Contemporary Worship Leader for RRUMC.  Scott's 'other' job is serving as the Director of Accountability, Research and STEM Programs for Spartanburg School District Five.  Originally from Camden, SC, Scott began playing with music team for SC United Methodist Youth events while in middle school.  Through the years, he performed at events including the Springmaid Beach youth retreats and Youth Annual Conference, among others.  During this time, the music team recorded two albums.  Scott also served as a Dean for the SC Conference Youth Choir for many years, and worked as a lead with the Batesburg-Leesville Salkehatchie camp.  Prior to moving to the Duncan area, Scott served as the Contemporary Worship Leader at Buncombe Street United Methodist Church in Greenville.  Smith resides in Duncan with his wife, Liz and children Molly (12) and Mason (9).

Handbell Director

Loyd Dennis

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Loyd Dennis has been the Handbell Director at Reidville Road UMC since 1998. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Special Education with a minor in music from Converse College. She has a Masters degree in Technology in Education from Leslie University. Loyd has been directing handbells since 1984. She was the handbell director at St. Paul UMC and Trinity UMC before coming to Reidville Road. She also directed the children’s choir at St. Paul. She also sings in the adult choir. Loyd is from North Carolina originally but has been in South Carolina since 1976. Her husband and daughter also play the handbells. When Loyd is not at church or teaching at Byrnes High School, she likes to sew, do crafts, camp, and read.

Children & Youth Assistant

Meredith Stephenson

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Meredith Stephenson is one of the youth leaders. She graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 with a degree in Elementary Education and is currently pursuing her Masters in counseling with a concentration in school counseling from Wake Forest University. In addition to helping with the youth she is a second grade teacher at Woodruff Primary School in Spartanburg District Four. She enjoys spending time with family, friends and shopping.

Nursery Director

Haleigh McSwain

3RC Preschool Director

Kathryn Rowell

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Originally from Chester, SC, Kathryn moved to Spartanburg in 1993 with her husband Bob.  She has a Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina.  She has been at RRRC since 1996 where she began as a 4K Teacher and became Director in 2001.  She has enjoyed this special ministry which allows her to reach children and families for Christ.  When not working, Kathryn emjoys spending time with her family.  She and Bob have two sons, Andrew and Nick.  Her late mother-in-law was the founding pastor of Reidville Road UMC.

  June 2021