Lead Pastor:  Samuel Schmidt

Our Lead Pastor is a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College (BA) Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MDiv) and Campbellsville University (MTh). He is pursuing a PhD from the University of Cumberlands.

Samuel is married to Andrea, and they have two sons, Luke and Hunter. He enjoys spending time with his family, riding his Honda Goldwing and watching the Kentucky Wildcats when his nose isn’t in a book. He tries to play golf but admits he is terrible at the sport.

Our pastor is the author of over twenty books and booklets. You can find a list of his published works here.



Associate Pastor of Education and Discipleship:  Cody Dean

Pastor Cody is a graduate of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College (BA). 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 enjoys spending time with his family.

Cody is married to Demetria, and they have three sons, Josiah, Jonah and Jeremiah.


Worship Pastor:  Brett Burton

Pastor Brett graduated from Murray State University with his Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees both in Music Education. In addition to his role of pastor at Edgewood, Brett also teaches at West Jessamine High School in Nicholasville, directing many distinguished choirs and choral groups.

Brett is married to Laura, and they have one son, Ezra, and one daughter, Piper.


Minster of Youth:  Robby Irgang

Robby is a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University in Special Education (BA). Growing up in Wilmore, Kentucky, he has always felt drawn to the Central Kentucky area. He is currently teaching at The Providence School in Wilmore. His wife, Kristen, also serves the youth at Edgewood alongside her husband. 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 has been at Edgewood almost fifteen years, and has truly been a gift to our church.  She is the woman behind the scenes who makes sure our operations run flawlessly.  The staff have affectionately nicknamed Tammy, “Wonder Woman.” She is married to Kevin, with two kids; Kayla and David and has two grandchildren; Greyson and Charlee.