Ministry Staff

Ministry Staff

Director of Discipleship and Connection

Cody Nygard

Cody joined the ministry at St. Paul in 2014, coming from Central Texas, where he was born and raised. Cody and his wife, Erika, a Louisville native, moved to Louisville following the reception of their Master’s degrees (M.A. in Religion – Episcopal Theological Seminary of the Southwest and M.Ed. – Texas State University, respectively). Together, Cody and Erika have served in diverse congregations from rural to suburban before coming to St. Paul. Their theological emphases are diverse as well, focusing on subjects such as family discipleship, agricultural ethics, experiential faith, and thinking outside the box. Together they play acoustic Americana music as The Brown Mollies, and are in love with the Highlands.
Director of Children and Family Ministries

Amy Bishop

Amy received her degree in Psychology and Child Development from WKU and has worked with children with emotional and behavioral disabilities at Seven Counties and with children with developmental delays through First Steps. She was working at First Steps when God called her to ministry with Children. She was the Director of Children’s Ministry at Middletown UMC for 8 years before coming to St. Paul in 2015.Amy is married to her high school sweetheart, Tim, and they have 3 beautiful children, Hannah, Hailey, and Hayden. When she is not driving them around their numerous activities, she enjoys reading and running. Amy and her family are so excited to be at St. Paul!
Director of Community Outreach

Angela Brooks

Angela joined the St. Paul staff in 2015 and is a connection between St. Paul and the community. Angela manages the church schedule, coordinates facilities and mission needs. In her spare time, Angela enjoys yoga, home improvements, and spending time with her niece – Riley Mae. She lives in the Highlands with her adorable two dogs, Ralphie and Alice.
Director Youth Ministry

Hannah Burnett

Hannah Burnett is a recent graduate of the Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. She is from Paducah, KY and is a Western Kentucky University Alum. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her two dogs Deacon and Beau and being outdoors. She excited to continue ministry in the thriving youth program here at St. Paul.
Director of Spiritual Formation

Cullen Hornaday

Cullen joined the St. Paul staff in 2011, but has been a member at St. Paul since 1985. Cullen grew up in the Episcopal Church in Oxford, Ohio and is a graduate of Vanderbilt University. She and her husband, Charles, have two adult children, Marjorie and William. Cullen is grateful for the many ways St. Paul has nurtured her faith and enjoys developing spiritual formation opportunities that connect the St. Paul congregation more deeply with their own faith journeys, with God, and with each other.