Individual email addresses for all staff are formed by the first name, a period, and the last name, followed by @hpc-lou.org. An example for staff member John Doe would be All staff phone numbers are 502.451-2910 followed by the ext. #
Cynthia M. Campbell,
Pastor/Head of Staff
502.451-2910 Ext. 225, 502.741-5033, Fax 502.473-7455 ,
Cynthia Campbell joined the Highland Church staff on September 1 as Interim Pastor/Head of Staff. A native of Pasadena, California, Cynthia began her ministry in Texas and served in three congregations before completing her Ph. D. She joined the faculty of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 1981 where she taught theology and ministry and directed the Doctor of Ministry Program. In 1988, she was called to the First Presbyterian Church of Salina, Kansas, as Pastor/Head of Staff, one of the first women to serve a congregation of over 1,000 members as pastor. In 1995, she was named President of McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago (one of the ten seminaries of the Presbyterian Church). When she retired in June, her dream was to return to congregational ministry and is delighted to have been invited to Highland. She is the author of A Multitude of Blessings: A Christian Approach to Religious Diversity (2007) and God's Abundant Table (2011). Cynthia is married to Fred Holper, who recently retired from teaching preaching and worship at McCormick Seminary. They have two adult children who live in Milwaukee and are also the proud human companions of Shadow the cat.
Reverend Doug Slagle
Parish Associate of Member Care
502-451-2910 Ext. 243
Doug has attended Highland Presbyterian Church since August 2009. He is an honorably retired pastor, having served most recently at Second Presbyterian Church in Louisville, KY, as Associate Pastor for Congregational Care. He was Parish Associate at Highland for the past year and a half. He enjoys retirement by working in the garden and keeping the yard in good shape, and traveling as often as possible. He and his wife Anna Gray also play golf together and that keeps him humble. They have three adult children and six grandchildren, ages 9 years to 4 months. He has agreed to serve as temporary pastor while we search for an interim.
Reverend Doodle Harris
Associate Pastor for Youth and their Families
502-451-2910 Ext. 240
Doodle was called by the congregation of Highland Presbyterian Church on September 21, 2008, and ordained and installed on December 7, 2008. She is a native of Moultrie, Georgia and a life-long Presbyterian. Doodle holds a B.A. from Presbyterian College, a Masters in Music Theory from the University of South Carolina, and a M. Div. from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. She has a lot of experience in youth ministry and a great passion for it!
In searching for where God was calling her to serve, Doodle wrote: "I would like to serve in a church where people worship God with their head and hearts. This church would believe that the core of ministry is relationships with God, among members, and with others seeking to bring hope and justice to the world."
In her spare time, Doodle enjoys a variety of activities including watching baseball games, trying new foods, traveling, playing with her cats, and reading. She has been to Disney World 17 times!!!
Reverend Christine Coy Fohr
Interim Director of Christian Education and Community Outreach
502.451-2910 Ext. 223
Christine is a teaching elder member of Western Kentucky Presbytery, a graduate of Louisville Seminary and Rhodes College in Memphis. For the past year, she has served as Co-Director of the JustFaith Program here in Louisville writing, editing and producing adult faith formation materials, while also serving as Parish Associate at her home church, First Presbyterian Church, Owensboro. Prior to seminary, Christine served as a Young Adult Volunteer for the PC(USA) in Northern Ireland where she worked in an after-school religious program for elementary children. During college, she served as a summer camp counselor and tutored regularly. During seminary, she served as President of the Student Body and served on the search committee that called President Michael Jinkins.
Reverend Linda Reichenbecher
Linda joined the staff of Highland Presbyterian Church in December, 2010 as parish associate. She is a 1996 graduate of Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. She was ordained in December, 1996 in Huntington West Virginia where she served in two churches. Linda's ministry at Highland will focus on teaching and visitations with the elderly and shut-ins.
Linda has two grown daughters, Jenny and Becky, who live in Louisville Her hobbies include spending time with her daughters and their friends, photography (especially wildlife), hiking, reading and playing with her two dogs, a chocolate lab and a shepherd mix.
Frank A. Heller, III
Director of Music Ministries
502-451-2910 Ext. 239
Frank oversees the Ministry of Music. His role is to foster the spiritual and musical growth of this congregation. Planning and implementing worship, meeting with the Worship and Spiritual Life Team, nurturing the various choral and instrumental ensembles as well as individual vocalists and instrumentalists, and coordinating the music staff are the major components of his work at Highland. He is a native Louisvillian. He and his wife, Donna, have three children (Jennifer, Shannon, and April) and four grandchildren (Ezekiel and Jasmine Procita, Mason Custard, & Lillyan Cook).
Michael Harper is our Seminary Intern. Michael is working on his M. Div. Degree at LPTS. Though a member of Central Presbyterian Church, he has enjoyed volunteering at Highland Presbyterian for the past two years in the youth and youth music programs. He will be assisting Doug Slagle in Pastoral Care and teaching a new Sunday morning adult class
Lynn Diebold, Administrative Assistant: Ext. 221
Kathy Barnett, Office Assistant: Ext. 227
Mike Smith, Church Business Administrator: Ext. 222
Joy Blandin, Church Accountant: Ext. 241
Anardo "Nardie" Jackson, Head Custodian
Shelby Jackson, Maintenance
Tar Htoo, Maintenance
Isam Al Hadeethi, Custodian
Music In Ministry Staff
Suzanne Bowman: Director of Joyful Noise, Soprano Vocalist / Section Leader
Amanda Boyd, Director of the Chapel Choir
Edward Caruthers: Bass Vocalist / Section Leader
Dorissa Robertson Falk: Director of the Lyric Choir
Martha Makela: Director of the Angel Choir
Mary Rapier: Accompanist of the Lyric, Covenant, Calvin, & Gospel Choirs
Brian Shaw: Tenor Vocalist / Section Leader
Rebecca S. Russell: Alto Vocalist / Section Leader
Jan Ward: Organist