Our Staff

Our Staff

Pastoral Assistant
Joyce Zimmerman

Joyce Zimmerman

Joyce grew up in East Orange, NJ where her family was active in a nearby Presbyterian church. She always felt at home in the church and looked forward to her time there. After graduating from East Orange HS, Joyce went on to major in religion at Mt. Holyoke College. She came to Baltimore after graduation in 1962 to work for her MEd at Goucher College and teach third grade in a Baltimore County school. She joined Second Presbyterian Church in 1964 and was married here in 1966. While her two daughters were young, she volunteered in the church school and was superintendent for about 10 years. In 1987, she was offered a part-time position as Pastoral Assistant at Second, and has happily continued in this ever-evolving role ever since. In particular, Joyce provides loving care and concern for older members of the congregation, but she also supports the Deacons, coordinates donations of chancel and holiday flowers, changes the tower clock and sets the carillon, resets lights and thermostats, moves hoses on hot summer days, and performs countless other tasks around the church. Joyce loves hymns, especially many of the old ones from the 1940 Presbyterian hymnal. If you ever need a quote from an old hymn, Joyce is your go-to person.
Music Director

Peyson Moss

Peyson Moss has a strong grasp of the musical tradition of the reformed church, having served almost exclusively in Presbyterian churches throughout his career. Described as a “Naturally Gifted Musician” and a “Joyful Human,” Peyson has a strong track record of growing the depth and breadth of church music programs and engaging with the broader musical community.¬† Although music was always his first love, Peyson¬†initially pursued the field of Psychology, earning a B.S. from the University of Georgia. Having decided…
Handbell Director
Beau Lochte

Beau Lochte

Beau is a musician, teacher, composer & conductor with a B.M. in music composition from Towson University. In addition to directing the chancel handbell choir and youth handchimes programs at Second Presbyterian, he is Artistic Director and founder of Charm City Bronze, an independent handbell ensemble. Mr. Lochte currently teaches over 20 piano students and arranges original, keyboard, pop and orchestral music for handbells and regularly performs as a solo handbell ringer and in small ensembles. Recent performances include a livestream from inside the top level of the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower in Baltimore, MD and a “Concert of World Premieres” featuring Mr. Lochte’s original arrangement of Grieg’s Piano Concerto in A minor.
Church Ministry Coordinator

Emily Park

Emily Inglis Park grew up outside of Hartford, CT, and was involved in her community’s Congregationalist church from a young age. Her faith has always been a fundamental element of her life, especially after moving to Baltimore to study Art History at Loyola University Maryland. Her specialization in Medieval Studies allowed her to continue to engage with theology and church history from a new perspective, as did her short stint interning at the Vatican during a semester studying abroad in…
Office Coordinator

Joanna Bradley

Joanna is excited to join Second Presbyterian Church as the Office Coordinator. As a graduate of the University of Maryland and Carnegie Mellon University, she has held a variety of jobs throughout her career and is proud to bring her diverse experience to this role. Joanna currently works part time as the Business Coordinator at the Junior League of Baltimore. Joanna resides in the County with her husband and two kids.