Woodland Leadership

Woodland Staff

Rev. Adrian White

Interim Pastor

Adrian is a writer, a Texan, and a life-long Presbyterian. Adrian embraces a calling to share the good news of God’s extravagant love and seeks to create sacred communities where all people can thrive.

Adrian’s responsibilities at Woodland include worship leadership, pastoral care, and congregational life. They would love to connect with you about the highs, lows and in-betweens of life and faith.

Adrian received a Master of Divinity degree from Vanderbilt Divinity School and is proud to serve on the board of More Light Presbyterians. They enjoy board games, hiking, and spending time with their spouse, Wynn.

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Jo Schornikow

Music Director

Jo is a pianist, choir director, music teacher & church organist with over 15 years experience. Born in Melbourne, she moved to New York City in 2008 to pursue music.

She attended the Victorian College of the Arts in 2002, and since has been the recipient of numerous awards and has worked alongside some of the music industry’s biggest names.

She was the principal organist & choir director at Strathmore Uniting Church (2000 – 2008) and Flushing Messiah Lutheran Church in New York City (2008 – 2014).  In 2014 she relocated to Nashville, where she has been making music and enjoying her family.

Woodland Session and Officers

Per the PC(USA) Book of Order, the Woodland Session uses the following Administrative Manual and other policies to better serve the church and the community.

Barbara Fay

Class of 2023

Dean Frederick

Class of 2023

Greg Gardner

Class of 2025

Cliff Mundy

Class of 2024

Melinda Sanders


Mark Taylor


Brett Withers

Clerk of Session