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Meet Our Staff

Senior Pastor: Dr. Samuel L. Schmidt

Our pastor is a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College in Pineville, Kentucky, with a Bachelor of Arts in Church Ministry. He also graduated from Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky, with a Master of Arts in Theological Studies. He recently graduated from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, Texas with his Masters of Divinity and his doctoral degree. 

Samuel is married to Andrea, and they have one son, Luke.

He is the president of The Samuel Ministry. His hobbies include spending time with his family, writing, hunting, and firearm collecting. He is an avid Cincinnati Reds and Kentucky Wildcats fan, and although he loves it, a rather terrible golfer.


Our pastor is the author of multiple books, including:

30 Simple Prayers for Times of Devotion

30 Simple Sermon Outlines: Old Testament

101 Simple Sermon Outlines for Any Occasion

Walking with Luther: A 30 Day Devotional in Honor of History’s Greatest Reformer.

You can find his books for sale here.



Associate Pastor: Bro. Cody Dean
Pastor Cody is a 2013 graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College with a Bachelors of Arts in Church Ministries and Leadership. Cody is passionate to see every person become disciples who make disciples. He is a gamer, loves to ride his motorcycle, attempts to play golf, and spend time with his family. 
Cody is married to Demetria, and they have three sons, Josiah, Jonah and Jeremiah. 


Minister of Music: Brett Burton

Bio to come!


Minster of Youth: Robby Irgang

Robby has been the Minister of Youth at Edgewood since April 2016. Growing up in Wilmore, Kentucky, he has always felt drawn to the Central Kentucky area. He is currently teaching at The Providence School. His wife, Kristen,  also serves the youth at Edgewood alongside Robby. The dynamic couple has a desire to see the lives of Central Kentucky youth, transformed to the image of Christ.


Administrative Assistant: Tammy Patrick

Tammy began working at Edgewood in 2004, and has truly been a gift to our church.  She is the woman behind the scenes who makes sure our operations run flawlessly.  She is married to Kevin, with 2 kids; Kayla Claunch and David Patrick and 2 grandchildren; Greyson and Charlee.