Westminster Presbyterian Church
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Church Elders

To learn about a recent change to our bylaws that will reduce the number of elders to 18 by 2020, visit this page.

Session Commissions 

Class of 2019

Lane Fowler
Blair Kyle
Julie McCraw
Kent Miller
Lynn Nelson
Barry Phillips
Cheryl Smith
Janice Smith
Roz Walters
Mark Ward

Class of 2020

Jim Brady
Frank Grimes
Nene Hubbard
Elise Mercer
Harriet Moxley
Jane Nicol
Jeff Randall
Zig Reichwald
Jill Saleeby
Rachel Segars

Class of 2021

Loring Aument
Lynda Davis
Doug Harmon
Mary McAbee
Rod Ray
Andrea Wilcox


Phillip Nix, Clerk
Scott Hubbard, Treasurer


The Session of WPC meets every other month. Each meeting includes worship, reports by Commissions, recommendations for Session action, and other essential business.

Missions & Ministries Commission
Purpose: To encourage, enable and empower members to live out their faith in our community and beyond.
Responsibilities: To build a spiritually healthy church…
  • which reaches those who are uninvolved and uncommitted. 
  • in which nearly every Christian is using his or her S.H.A.P.E. to edify the church and serve others. Meets the first Monday in every month.
Jim Brady, 2020 - JLC
Doug Harmon, 2021
Lynn Nelson, 2019
Barry Phillips, 2019 - JLC
Jeff Randall, 2020 - Vice Chairperson
Zig Reichwald, 2020 - Chairperson
Cheryl Smith, 2019 - Secretary
Andrea Wilcox, 2021
Pastor: Dr. Paul Petersen
Spiritual Growth Commission
Purpose: To nurture our relationship with God and strengthen our relationship with one another.
Responsibilities: To build a spiritually healthy church…
  • in which nearly every member is committed heart and soul to following Jesus Christ and fulfilling the mission of the church.
  • in which the loving and healing power of Christian fellowship is experienced in small groups by almost all members. Meets the first Thursday of every month.
Loring Aument, 2021
Lynda Davis, 2021
Frank Grimes, 2020 - JLC
Nene Hubbard, 2020 - Vice Chair
Blair Kyle, 2019
Julie McCraw, 2019 - Secretary
Harriet Moxley, 2020 - JLC
Rod Ray, 2021
Mark Ward, 2019 - Chair
Pastor: Rev. Justin Lewis
Supporting Staff: Becky Odum, Jennifer Futrell, Kyle Livingston
Worship Commission
Purpose: To create an inviting environment where everyone encounters God in a life-changing way. 
Responsibility: To build a spiritually healthy church in which church worship services are a high point of the week for the majority of the congregation. Meets the third Monday in the month.
Lane Fowler, 2019
Mary McAbee, 2021
Elise Mercer, 2020 - JLC
Kent Miller, 2019
Jane Nicol, 2020 - Vice Chair
Jill Saleeby, 2020
Janice Smith, 2019 - JLC
Rachel Segars, 2020 - Chair
Roz Walters, 2019
Pastor: Rev. Steve Wise
Supporting Staff: Gary McCraw, Gia Diamaduros
Joint Leadership Commission
Purpose: To provide spiritual and strategic leadership in vision, stewardship and accountability.
Responsibilities: To provide leadership to build a spiritually healthy church by…
  • prayerfully discerning God’s vision for our church.
  • wisely overseeing the stewardship of our resources (financial, facilities, personnel)
  • encouraging mutual graceful accountability. Meets the second Tuesday of each month.
Jim Brady, 2020
Barry Phillips, 2019
Frank Grimes, 2020
Harriet Moxley, 2020
Elise Mercer, 2020
Janice Smith, 2019
Pastor: Dr. Paul Petersen
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