Skyler Daniel comes from Knoxville, Tennessee. He is married to Ronella and has two awesome kids-Charlize (Charlie) and Amos. Skyler holds a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from Lee University in Cleveland, TN and a Master of Divinity from Wake Forest University, in Winston Salem, NC. He served as an associate pastor and university chaplain in Danville, VA, as a missionary in Bucharest, Romania, and in various other ministry contexts before coming to Lexington. He loves the mountains, banjo music, cycling, squishing his two little munchkins and giving his wife a big ole squeeze.
Youth Director and Ministry Assistant
Katlyn Smals comes from the small town of Buena Vista, Virginia. She is married to her best friend Thomas. Katlyn holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biomedical Science from The University of Lynchburg in Lynchburg, VA as well as a Bachelor of Science Degree in Christian Pastoral Studies/Pastoral Leadership with an emphasis on Youth and Children from Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA. She is currently pursuing a Masters in Psychology with concentration in Christian Counseling from Liberty University. She loves spending time with family and friends, while being outdoors, coaching softball, and taking long drives with the music up and no destination in sight.
Interim Music Director
Lee Higgins is a native Lexingtonian. Manly is her home church where she is honored to be following in the footsteps of her father and mother by serving as a deacon. After marriage, she and her husband, Jerry, lived in many locations around the Commonwealth, serving in music ministry in each location. They retired back to Lexington in 2010. Lee and Jerry have two adult children, Steve and Laura, who have blessed them with 7 wonderful grandchildren. All are involved in the church family here at Manly. Lee attended Madison College (now JMU) and Phillips Business College. After a varied career, she retired in 2005 from the position of Section Administrator for the VA Section, American Water Works Association. Lee enjoys traveling with Jerry, camping, reading, playing piano, working jigsaw puzzles, and hanging out with her grandchildren.
Organist and Pianist
Alysan Raymond has been actively involved in church music since she was 13 years old. She has served in churches in Maine, NJ, AL, and 3 churches in VA, and is a retired YMCA Exec Director.. She has an MBA degree from the University of Maine. She and Dale have 3 adult children, Dorrie, Donald, and Alicia. They have one grandson, Ethan. She currently teaches Aquacise at a YMCA loves it! (certified Aquacise Instructor)