Joye Hodges Douthart

Joye works to keep the Westminster community informed of and engaged in the church’s mission and many ministries. She directs Westminster’s communications, manages the church’s online presence, provides creative support to the worship team, and develops and executes our stewardship initiatives.

Previously, Joye served as Director of Community Life with Discovery Church, overseeing its communication, technology, and engagement ministries. She directed marketing, communications, and conferences for the North Carolina Center for Nonprofits for more than a decade, and has served as an event, communication, and development consultant to numerous nonprofits and churches since 2000. 

Joye received a BA in English and communications from Meredith College and MA in English and writing from NC State University. She heads the New Hope Presbytery’s Church Communicators Group and is an ordained deacon in the Presbyterian Church (USA). She also serves as vice president of the board of Carolina Youth Theatre and provides communications and fundraising leadership to performing arts organizations in her community. Joye was born and raised in Raleigh and lives with her family in Clayton. She enjoys theater and the arts, books, travel, and being outdoors.