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2023 Church Officers

Elders Harriet Dana & Pam Dennewitz:  Co-Chairs of the Property / Building Committee

Pastor Dr. Mark A. Johnson:  PCC Committee Chair

Elder Hope Smith:  Administration / Personnel Committee Chair

Elder Georgina Wells:  Nominating Committee Chair, and Stewardship Commission Chair

Elder Dorothy Morlock:  Worship Committee Chair

Elder Paul Oswalt:  Membership Committee Chair

Elder Melissa Canney:  Christian Education Committee Chair

Elder Stephanie Huddleston:  Mission Committee Chair

Elder Georgina Wells:  member of the Generation to Generation Fund Commission

Elder Cindy Newman:  member of the Nominating Committee

Elders Pam Dennewitz & Stephanie Huddleston:  members of the PCC Committee

Carolyn Garver:  Treasurer

Connie Dwyer:  Clerk of Session

Pastor Steve Watters:  President of the Corporation

Stephanie Huddleston:  Financial Secretary of the Geib Memorial

Connie Dwyer:  Assistant Financial Secretary of the Geib Memorial

2023 Deacons

Rhonda Miller: Moderator                                                               Joyce Lloyd:  Funeral Meal Coordinator

Rhett O'Reilly:  Vice Moderator                                                       Ruth Kennedy:  Blood Pressure Coordinator 

Ken Morlock:  Clerk                                                                          Mary Peart

Prudy Goodyear:  Deacon Rep to Worship Committee               Tona Avery

Gailyn Whipple:  Deacon Rep. on Nominating Committee

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Rev. Désirée M. Youngblood, Pastor
Pastor Dr. Mark A. Johnson, PCC
Pastor Steve Watters, pastoral care / HR Director
Cherie Watters, Office Manager
Carolyn Garver, Treasurer
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Thomas Lloyd, Music Director

Tom serves as Music Director and conducts the Sanctuary Choir.  He joined the church and began singing in the choir in the fall of 1981 after several years of playing on the church's softball team.  In January 1983 he began directing the choir.  At various times over the years he has also directed the bell choir and co-directed, with his wife Joyce, the children's choir.  Tom is originally from Pittsburgh and graduated from Otterbein College.  He has advanced degrees from Wright State University.  He has taught at Columbus State Community College since 1992.

Carol Welk, Organist

Graduate of University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music majoring in Music Education and Organ. Also, Master of Music Education from The Ohio State University.  Taught Vocal Music at London Primary School and Columbus Public Schools retiring in 2009.  Have been involved in the music programs at Grove City UMC and London FPC for a long time as organist and other music responsibilities.  Married to Stephen Welk, We are blessed with 2 children and 2 grand-children.

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Children's Choir (COGS)
Abby Stonerock, PCC Administrator
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Cody Smith, Christian Ed Director
Hope Smith, Volunteer Asst. Youth Director

This is our first year being youth director, and we are so excited!! We are looking forward to having youth group monthly, continuing to teach weekly faith building classes and updating the congregation on the wonderful things the youth are doing. Some of the activities we are most excited about this year is: congregational wide fellowship, putting on a dinner theatre, souperbowl of caring, bowling, cookouts, swimming and various other youth activities. 

Carl Smith, Maintenance Supervisor
Tona Avery, Custodian 

Tona has been the custodian of First Presbyterian Church for 10+Years and meticulously cleans all areas of the church and makes sure the sanctuary is ready for worship on Sundays.  

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