Leadership

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Sunday services--9:00 AM Contemporary Worship, 11:00 AM Traditional Worship

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First Presbyterian Church Leadership

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    Rev. Charley Blom · Interim Pastor

    Pastor Charley began serving at First Presbyterian Church in October of 2017 as interim pastor while we search for a new permanent pastor. Pastor Charley and his wife, Bev, come to us from California after years of running a retreat center for pastors as well as serving as an interim elsewhere. We are grateful for his leadership!

    Pastor Charley began serving at First Presbyterian Church in October of 2017 as interim pastor while we search for a new permanent pastor. Pastor Charley and his wife, Bev, come to us from California after years of running a retreat center for pastors as well as serving as an interim elsewhere. We are grateful for his leadership!

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    Rev. Hilary Downs · Associate Pastor

    Hilary Downs has served as First Presbyterian Church's Associate Pastor since 2006.

    Hilary's roles include leadership of FPC's youth programs, as well as regular worship leadership and preaching. She is passionate about connecting kids of all ages, not only in relationship with our God who loves them so, but connecting them with what God is doing in the world in mission. When Hilary is not at church you'll find her walking or running or hiking with her dog.

    Hilary Downs has served as First Presbyterian Church's Associate Pastor since 2006.

    Hilary's roles include leadership of FPC's youth programs, as well as regular worship leadership and preaching. She is passionate about connecting kids of all ages, not only in relationship with our God who loves them so, but connecting them with what God is doing in the world in mission. When Hilary is not at church you'll find her walking or running or hiking with her dog.

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    Katie Lady · Director of Children's Ministry

    Katie Lady has been FPC's Director of Children's Ministry since September 2016. Katie coordinates our weekly Sunday school program as well as our after-school programs, Kidz Klub and ROCK for kids in kindergarten through 4th grade. Katie and her husband David and their three boys love living in Salida and enjoying all there is to do outdoors.

    Katie Lady has been FPC's Director of Children's Ministry since September 2016. Katie coordinates our weekly Sunday school program as well as our after-school programs, Kidz Klub and ROCK for kids in kindergarten through 4th grade. Katie and her husband David and their three boys love living in Salida and enjoying all there is to do outdoors.

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    Kathy Moore · Administrative Assistant

    Kathy Moore has served as Administrative Assistant since 2014. She's the first friendly face you meet when you walk in the office during the week. She keeps us running in big and small ways, and also acts as volunteer coordinator. When she's not at church you'll find her spending time with her dog Daisy, adventuring in her RV or following Colorado Rockies baseball.

    Kathy Moore has served as Administrative Assistant since 2014. She's the first friendly face you meet when you walk in the office during the week. She keeps us running in big and small ways, and also acts as volunteer coordinator. When she's not at church you'll find her spending time with her dog Daisy, adventuring in her RV or following Colorado Rockies baseball.

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    Danny Shuford · Praise Band Director

    Danny Shuford has been serving FPC as our praise band and creative arts director for our 9:00 AM service since January 2017. He brings to FPC not only gifts and passion for music but a desire to help all who come to worship deepen their connection with our God through that music.

    Danny Shuford has been serving FPC as our praise band and creative arts director for our 9:00 AM service since January 2017. He brings to FPC not only gifts and passion for music but a desire to help all who come to worship deepen their connection with our God through that music.

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    Liz Riley · Pianist/Choir Director

     
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    Bob Campbell · Custodian