First Presbyterian Church Staff
Rev Steven R Garstad Minister
Peg Russell Director of Christian Education
Sue Smith Administrative Assistant
John Souder Accountant
Diane Legnini Director of Music
In accordance with the Book of Order of the Presbyterian Church (USA), our church is governed by a ruling board called the Session. Elected by the congregation, elders serve for 3 years. The current Session consists of the following 12 elders and our pastor.
Adam Deveney – Property
George Cockerill - 2nd elder -property
Lew Osterhoudt - Finance, Memorials
Barbie Kepler - Worship & Music
Becky Sinapius – MAC
Ben Dove - Stewardship
Liz Carrabine – Personnel
Cindy Mariani – Parish Life, Outreach
Lynne Williams - Nominating
Jeff McLaughlin - Christian Education, Communication
Sue Casey – Acts 16.5
* All members have the opportunity to participate in church government through service on standing committees.
The Board of Deacons oversees the vital ministries of care and visitation. The Deacons reach out to those in hospitals, those in nursing home residences, and shut-ins. Deacons are also elected by the congregation and serve for 3 years.