Session, Committees and Trustees

The Session of First Presbyterian Church is the governing body for all decisions.  Elders of the church are eligible to be elected by the congregation for a two (2) year term of service.  The Sessions consists of 10 elders, 5 of which are elected (or re-elected for another two year term) each year.  

    Elders on Session


Class of 2020                                                      Class of 2021

Jenny Agnew                                                       Virginia Penn

Margaret Daniel                                                   Carol Preston

Peggy Holden                                                      Rachael Newton

Wayne Ruggles                                                    Betsy Cooper

Terry Hammer                                                     Darrel Griffin


  • Christian Education (Virginia Penn, Darrel Griffin)
  • Missions (Carol Preston and Betsy Cooper, Co-Chairs)
  • Fellowship (Peggy Holden, Rachael Newton)
  • Worship  (Betsy Cooper - Session Representative, Doris Reed - chair)
  • Properties (Wayne Ruggles, Terry Hammer)
  • Stewardship (Carol Preston)
  • Communicare (Jenny Agnew)
  • Membership (Margaret Daniel, Rachael Newton, Darrel Griffin)
  • Personnel (Peggy Holden, Carol Preston, Margaret Daniel, Tracie Hoffman-congregational rep)
  • Nominating (Terry Hammer as Chair, Rachael Newton, (Tracie Hoffman, Tom Cooper and Ruthie Adams - congregational reps)


Mary Williamson                Class of 2020
Kevin Conrad                    Class of 2021
Leo Reed                          Class of 2022