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 2 year term of service. The Session consists of 10 elected elders, 5 of which are elected or reelected each year.

    Elders on Session


Class of 2017                                                                  Class of 2018

Tammy Knight                                                     Ruthie Adams

Tabatha McEldred                                                 John Hoffman

Wayne Ruggles                                                    Peggy Holden

Dave Thornton                                                    Carolyn Hughes

Carl Werner                                                        Jimmy Stone


  • Christian Education (Tammy Knight - chair)
  • Missions 
  • Fellowship  
  • Worship  (John T Hoffman, Jimmy Stone - co-chairs)
  • Properties (Tabatha McEldred, Wayne Ruggles - co-chairs)
  • Stewardship (Carl Werner)
  • Communicare (Jenny Agnew)
  • Membership 
  • Personnel (Dave Thornton, Tabetha McEldred and Nelda Skinner - co-chairs)
  • Nominating 


Tom Cooper                Class of 2017
Kevin Conrad              Class of 2018
Rick Strode                Class of 2019