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  Victoria (Vicki) ByRoade, Pastor

Originally from Delaware, Rev. ByRoade and her family have lived in Dunedin for 20 years. She has been married to Ronald (Dusty) ByRoade for 50 years, and while they enjoy visiting family and friends in Delaware, Dunedin has become home for the ByRoade family. Vicki and Dusty have 3 daughters and they are currently charged and blessed to be raising 2 young granddaughters.

Rev. ByRoade earned a B.A. in Christian Caregiving from Eastern University in St. David’s, PA and a Masters of Divinity from Eastern Theological (now Palmer) Seminary in Wynwood, PA. She began her ministry at Concord Presbyterian in Wilmington, DE. She served First Presbyterian in Dunedin for 15 years before retiring, then she served Highland Presbyterian in Largo part time for 2 years. She received several prestigious awards while serving the Dunedin community. As an active member of Presbytery of Tampa Bay, she currently serves on the Committee on Nominations and Representation, recently completing a term as chairman.

Vicki strives to live in such a way that those who know her, but don’t know God, will come to know God, because they know her. It is always a pleasure to work with Pastor Vicki.

Vicki works part time, 25 hours per week. She is in the church office on Wednesdays from 10—5 pm. In addition to administrative tasks, worship preparation and leading worship and Bible study, she spends a great deal of time visiting shut ins and those who are ill, as well as meeting folks in the community.

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Marilyn began attending First Pres Church as a child. She and her husband, Michael, were married in the church in 1976, and both of their adult children grew up in the church. In addition to previous service as an elder, she has served the church as director of Sunday School, Vacation Bible School Marilyn was a member of Northwood Presbyterian Church for several years before returning to Safety Harbor in 2010. Marilyn recently retired after 35 years of service to Pinellas County Schools as a classroom teacher, district resource teacher, assistant principal, and principal. She enjoys music, sewing and scrapbooking, and, in addition to being a Ruling Elder, she currently plays the piano for worship and serves as the church secretary, and Clerck of Session.