Elders and Deacons


Our Leaders

Presbyterian government is an ingenious system of shared power between pastors and lay people.  We elect leaders to guide our congregation, trusting them to listen for God’s voice and to work as partners with one another.

 

Elders 

The Session is an elected board of 15 Elders who serve three-year terms and are charged with maintaining the program, the spiritual life and the physical plant of this church. Each committee is chaired by an Elder and has several members from the congregation.

Click here for a current list of Elders.

Click here for a list of church committees.

 

Deacons

An elected board of our church, the Deacons show care and concern for members and friends of the church. They serve three-year terms and provide transportation to worship services and care for shut-ins, assist people in crises, maintain contact with college students and support local food drives.

Click here for a current list of Deacons.

See also Stephen Ministry.


Elders

The Session is an elected board of 15 Elders who are charged with overseeing the spiritual life, the program, and the physical plant of the church. Each committee is chaired by an elder and has several members from the congregation.

 

Our current Session is listed below.


Rev. William Carter - Moderator;   Beverly Bright - Clerk of Session
Class of 2019Class of 2020Class of 2021
Heather Acker Alan Baker Jay Clymer
Nancy London Andy Kepler Judy Cutler
David Naeher Tabbi Miler-Scandle Nancy Dennen
Robin Pinches Diane Scheuer JoAnn Hall
Craig Smith Karen White Grant Taylor

 

Deacons

An elected board of the church, our Deacons show care and concern for members and friends of the church. They provide transportation to worship, care for shut-ins, assist people in crises, maintain contact with college students and support local food drives.
 
 
Current Deacons of First Presbyterian Church of Clarks Summit
Class of 2019Class of 2020Class of 2021
Jacob Cole Bill Farrell Steuart Baily
John Diven Hadley Gilbert Vi Dygert
Ryan Flynn Betty Keen Gwynne Gilbert
Virginia O'Brien Donna Kepler Peter Moore
Anne Rich Jim McLaughlin Joe Waters
Andrew Tayler Marsha Parrish
Steve Selige
 

 

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