Barbara and Ray Crisp joined Kerr Memorial Baptist Church in June 1998, after Ray had a job transfer from Richmond, Virginia. Barbara filled in for the church pianist and organist at Kerr Memorial as needed. In March, 2001, Barbara was asked to be the church pianist when there was a vacancy.
Barbara was born and raised in Pennsylvania. She has been active in church music and playing the piano and organ for church services since she was a teenager. She also can play the keyboard, accordion and hand bells. Before moving to North Carolina, Barbara was the Interim Music Director, Organist and Pianist at Salem Baptist Church in Crozier, Virginia.
Barbara is a Registered Nurse employed by Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast as a Case Manager. She has a degree in HealthCare Management and serves as the Parish Nurse for Kerr Memorial Baptist Church. While living in Virginia, she became a Certified Biblical Counselor through Christian Counselors Training Center in Richmond. Her focus on counseling was with youth, family crisis and also discipleship training.
Barbara and Ray have one married daughter, Christina.
Barbara believes in using her talent for the glory of God. Barbara serves her community with her talent by playing for Hospice & Palliative Care Memorial Services twice a year and also serves as a Sower of Hope for Hospice.
“Each one should use whatever gift he has received to serve others.”
I Peter 4:10 NIV