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Officers

First Presbyterian officers serve as elders and deacons, organized into the Session and the Diaconate. The Session governs the local church; the Diaconate cares for the congregation. Officers serve on a three-year rotation, renewable for one term.

The Session (Elders)

2022

Vic Bailey, IV
Palmer Ball
Kathryn Bridges
Charlie Burns
Randall Chambers
Lee Close
Andrew Darr
Lynn Edwards
Melissa France
Debbie Kocisko
Craig Long
Kay Maddox
Stephen Parrott
Jessalyn Story
Mary Lorick Thompson

2023

Martha Bean
Dawn Bingham
Anna Blanton
De Calvert
Muffet Chapman
Sloan Evans
Donna Kennedy
Frank Lee
Emily Neely
Bill Oldham
Michael Pack
Jennifer Parker
Norman Pulliam, Sr
Septima Smith
Mary Helen Wade

2024

Harold Ballenger
Louie Blanton
Blair Clementson
John Faris
Patti Foy
Callie Hammett
John Harrill
Josh Jones
Cesily King
Andy Lancaster
Cathy Martinez
Paul McKee
Brand Stille
Wesley Stoddard
Charlotte Verreault

The Diaconate (Board of Deacons)

2022

Hillary Brock
Chris Brown
Rob Elliott
Chris Groke
Dana Halliday
Andy Halligan
Catherine Johnson
Leigh Anne Langley
John Lefebvre
Natalie Mullen
Bryan Pack
Joe Pinilla
Will Ringo
Marsh Rogers
Josh Summers

2023

Leah Blanton
Marsha Calvert
Mallory Edwards
Susan Gaubert
Ben Harrison
Cheryl Lang
Sherron Langley
Scottie Lummus
Jack Mason
Alex Powell
Ryan Reynolds
Melissa Sullivan
Sally White
Hannah Zimmerman

2024

Cathy Bagwell
Katherine Barre
David Berry
Baker Boles
Jeff Cleland
Mary Grace Close
Holly Hoenig
Will Hoy
Lee Jenkins
Laura Keller
Betty Tate
Josh Thompson
Amy Usry
Frazier Wilson


2022 Committees of the Session

Senior Pastor // Rev. Alan F. Dyer

Clerk of Session // Lee Close

Associate Clerk of Session // Palmer Ball

Treasurer // Wally Barre

Congregational Nominating Committee

Elders: Martha Bean, Steve Parrott, Randall Chambers

Deacons: Marsha Calvert, Mary Grace Close, Bryan Pack

Ministry of Administration

Communications: Frank Lee, John Faris, Wesley Stoddard, Harold Ballenger

Endowment Advancement Committee: Norman Pulliam, Josh Jones, Louie Blanton, Wesley Stoddard

Facilities: Randall Chambers, Bill Oldham, Harold Ballenger, Charlie Burns, Lynn Edwards (Columbarium), Frank Lee, Paul McKee

Finance: Michael Pack, Louie Blanton, Palmer Ball, Andy Lancaster, Craig Long, Bill Oldham

Officer Placement: Josh Jones, Martha Bean, Randall Chambers, Steve Parrott

Personnel: Sloan Evans, De Calvert, Norman Pulliam, Mary Lorick Thompson, Mary Helen Wade

Stewardship: Vic Bailey, Brand Stille, John Harrill, Kay Maddox, Michael Pack, Charlotte Verreault

Ministry of Worship

Worship Committee: Jennifer Parker, Charlotte Verreault, Melissa France, Kay Maddox, Charlie Burns, John Harrill, Cesily King, Cathy Martinez

Ministry of Music

Music Committee: Kay Maddox, Cathy Martinez, Mary Lorick Thompson, Debbie Kocisko, Patti Foy

Ministry of Education & Discipleship

Adult Ministry: Donna Kennedy, Steve Parrott, De Calvert

Children's Ministry: Septima Smith, Cesily King, Kathryn Bridges, Blair Clementson, Callie Hammett

Ministry of Youth

Youth: Emily Neely, Andy Lancaster, John Faris, Jessalyn Story

Ministry of Young Adults

Young Adult Committee: Anna Blanton, Callie Hammett, Donna Kennedy, Emily Neely

Ministry of Mission

Local: Kathryn Bridges, Debbie Kocisko, Martha Bean, Melissa France, Jennifer Parker

Poverty Initiative: Muffet Chapman

Peace and Justice Task Force: Dawn Bingham, Jessalyn Story

International: Dawn Bingham, Patti Foy, Andrew Darr

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministries: Andrew Darr, Brand Stille


2022 Committees of the Diaconate

Pastor // Rev. Joanne R. Hull

Chair // Cheryl Lang

Vice-Chair // David Berry

Secretary // Dana Halliday

Care Ministry

Marsha Calvert, Chair

Bereavement: Lee Jenkins, Natalie Mullen

Communion to the Farthest Pew: Marsha Calvert, Susan Gaubert

Meal Ministry: Melissa Sullivan, Amy Usry, Katherine Barre

Life Events: Scottie Lummus, Betty Tate, Josh Thompson

Purnell: Cheryl Lang

Stephen Ministry: Dana Halliday, Jack Mason

Engage Ministry

Will Ringo, Chair

Fellowship/Special Events: Mary Grace Close, Leigh Anne Langley

Health: Chris Groke, Leah Blanton, Baker Boles, Jeff Cleland

JOY Fellowship (Older Adult): Sherron Langley, Ben Harrison

Recreation: Bryan Pack, John Lefebvre, Josh Summers

Wednesdays at First: Ryan Reynolds, Will Ringo, Will Hoy, Mallory Edwards, Sally White

Connect Ministry

Cathy Bagwell, Chair

Visitor Follow-up: Holly Hoenig, Catherine Johnson, Hannah Zimmerman

Welcome Class: Hillary Brock, Rob Elliott, Cathy Bagwell

Greeters: Laura Keller, Frazier Wilson, Andy Halligan

Offering: David Berry, Joe Pinilla, Chris Brown, Alex Powell, Marsh Rogers