Our Team
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Paul Byssainthe, Jr.

Title: Choral Director

Email: pbyssainthe@sligochurch.org
Phone: 3012706777

Paul Byssainthe, Jr. is an accomplished organist, conductor, and composer. A native of New York, he has been involved in music since a young age. He was a multiple winner in the International Concert Alliance Piano... Read More...


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Kathleen Driscoll

Title: Office Manager

Email: kdriscoll@sligochurch.org

Kathleen Driscoll is the Office Manager and the Executive Assistant to our Senior Pastor, Charles Tapp. She serves God in her everyday tasks of booking facility events, editing and publishing the weekly Sabbath bulletin, eWeekend newsletter,... Read More...


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Flordeliza Balay

Title: Treasury Assistant

Email: florbalay@sligochurch.org

Flor serves the church by using her degree in accounting to assist the church treasurer. She enjoys singing with the Sligo Friends musical group as well as cooking and shopping. Flor and her husband, Joevel, have a son, Patrick. She sees Sligo... Read More...


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Charlotte Conway

Title: Treasurer

Email: cconway@sligochurch.org

Charlotte began working as Treasurer at Sligo Church in 2007, after retiring from Washington Adventist University.  The Conway family moved to this area from Beirut in 1975 after having served as missionaries in Tanzania and Lebanon and they... Read More...


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Theresa J. Beltran

Title: Church Clerk

Email: theresa@sligochurch.org

Theresa is a Columbia Union College graduate. Her Journalism major is beneficial in her secretarial position and church clerk responsibilities. She enjoys reading, hiking and various outdoor activities with her husband, Joaquin. Theresa’s... Read More...


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Sam Stone

Title: Maintenance Engineer

Sam has been part of the Sligo family since childhood. He says “Sligo is my second home.” As well as keeping the grounds looking great, Sam describes himself as the “all-around-do-it guy” taking care of various maintenance... Read More...

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Kevin Knight

Title: Custodian

Kevin is a native Washingtonian with a two-year degree in criminology from Prince Georges Community College. He discovered Adventism at the age of 18 and became a self-taught Bible student and an advocate of the Third Angel’s Message. Kevin... Read More...

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Ross Patterson


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