MEET THE STAFF


Barry Taylor ​​
Lead Pastor
 

Barry Taylor received his bachelor's degree from Concord University and his Master of Divinity degree from Asbury Theological Seminary.  He also completed coursework at the Appalachian School of Evangelism and served an internship at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington, KY.  He is a certified Crown Ministries Personal/Family Financial Planning teacher, a Consecration Sunday Stewardship Program director, and a PREPARE/ENRICH certified premarital and marital adviser.  He has served on staff as a Minister of Evangelism in an urban church, planted a satellite campus for a large Pittsburgh-area church, worked as an Executive Pastor and Interim Pastor, and has served as lead pastor of churches in rural, small-town, and suburban settings.  He is the author of "5 Ways to Grow Your Faith."  He and his wife Vickie live in Wheeling and are the parents of two young adults, Joshua and Hope.


Mark Patrick ​​
Music Ministry Director
 

Mark Patrick is a native of the Wheeling area and a graduate of West Virginia University.  Mark is not only an accomplished musician, but he is also a singer/songwriter with extensive music performance experience in the area.  Mark has served on a worship/music team in a local church setting and brings great creativity, as well as a pastoral heart, to his leadership role at Watermark.

Trish Morgan
Children's Ministry Director
 

Trish Morgan resides in St. Clairsville, OH with her husband Jay and four children. She homeschools the three youngest and serves on the board of their local homeschoolers group.  She has been serving in Children's Ministry for nine years and recently received a certificate in Children's Ministry from INCM.  Trish is excited to join the team at Watermark and use her gifts to teach the children and glorify God.