Meet Our Staff

Thanks for taking a look at who we are. You’ll find a brief write up of each of our staff members to help you get to know us. Please click on each person’s name or picture to read their complete bio.

Randy Buchman

Lead Pastor

Randy Buchman

Randy and his wife Diana are the parents of five sons – in college and beyond. He has been the Lead Pastor at TSF since 1994 and has his master’s and doctoral degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary. He is an avid writer, sports coach and enthusiast, and Civil War historian.

Tim Lester

Associate Pastor of Spiritual Formation

Tim Lester

Tim and Karen have served since 2001 here at TSF.  Tim grew up on UT campus where he began college and completed his BA in Ministry and Education at Johnson Bible College.  He completed his Masters in psychology from Cornerstone and is completing his doctoral studies currently. Tim and Karen train extensively with Abiding Life […]

David Hadigian

Church Administrator/Family Ministries Associate

David Hadigian

After 5 years on the elder board, David joined the staff in April 2014 as Church Administrator/Family Ministries Associate.  He and his wife Dana have volunteered in Tri-State’s children’s ministry for many years, as well as Wildside Youth Ministries –an outreach of the Hagerstown Rescue Mission.  The couple has two children, Emily and Luke.  David […]

Trent Williams

Associate Pastor of Student Ministries

Trent Williams

Trent and his wife Katie joined TSF in June 2014 as the Pastor of Student Ministries. Trent has his BS in Youth Ministry with a Biblical Literature Minor from Indiana Wesleyan University. He is extremely passionate about building relationships with students and families, challenging them to grow in their faith along the way. He loves sports, hearing people’s stories […]

Mary Berry

Church Secretary & Bookkeeper

Mary Berry

Mary is our part-time secretary and bookkeeper.  Mary has worked for the church for 8 years.  Mary has been married to Ken Berry for 30 years and has three daughters, a stepson, is a grandmother.  She loves hiking, needleworking, and kayaking.  Mary is active with our tech team and the property committee.

Sharon Ridenour

Church Secretary

Sharon Ridenour

Sharon currently work two days a week (Thursday/Friday) sharing the church secretary responsibilities with Mary Berry having previously worked full time for 15 years. She is married to Jim Ridenour and lives just below Greenbrier State Park.  She has often referred to working at TSF as her “dream job” and truly does enjoy her time spent […]

Jimmy Lynn

Facilities Caretaker

Jimmy Lynn

Our facilities caretaker is Jimmy Lynn who has been working at Tri-State for over 10 years.  Jimmy is a whiz at tearing things apart and fixing just about anything from bathroom faucets to manlifts.  Jimmy has been married to Linda Lynn for 35 years and has one son, AJ.  He hunts mushrooms and deer and […]