Adding New Chapters to an Old Story

Grounded in the Presbyterian tradition of Christian faith, we believe that God has placed First Presbyterian Church in this time and place to begin a new chapter in an old story, by developing Christian faith that honors and cherishes tradition, while not being bound by traditionalism. We believe that God is Calling First Presbyterian Church to take up the challenge of communicating the good news of Jesus Christ to generations through:

 

Meaningful worship that makes the word of God available to both new and mature followers of Jesus Christ;

Relevant instruction focused on growing new disciples and equipping mature saints;

Authentic fellowship that builds true community by emphasizing our belonging to one another through Jesus Christ;

Compassionate Christ-centered outreach that makes a difference, locally and globally.

 

We believe that God has called us to be a haven of Christian community, and a representative and witness for Christ in Aiken, and in the world.

 

Elders

Class of 2018

Beth Beckham

Mission Committee, Chair

 

Trip Buchanan

Educational & Youth Ministries Committee

 

Mary Jo Dawson

Personnel Committee, Chair

 

Gail Ebner

Hospitality/New Member Outreach Committee, Chair

 

Cam Scott

Worship Committee, Chair

 

Melanie Starks

Educational & Youth Ministries, Chair

Class of 2019

Jody Fordham

Educational & Youth Ministries Committee

 

Sheila Jackson

Congregational Life Committee, Chair

 

Denny McGurer

Commitment Committee, Chair

 

Stephanie Rimmer

Memorial Committee, Chair

Nominating Committee

 

Gary Smith

Personnel Committee

 

Sandy Tucker,

Worship Committee / Sanctuary Guild, Chair

Class of 2020

Will Callicott

Finance Committee, Chair

Treasurer

 

Michael Kucharski

Preschool Liaison

Men's Ministry

 

Rick McLeod

Nominating Committee, Chair

Task Force

 

Tommy Patterson

Mission Committee

 

Ellen Williams

Educational & Youth Ministries Committee

 

Jacob Williams

Congregational Life Committee

 

Deacons

Class of 2018

Phyllis Britt

Flower Delivery

 

John Palmer

Chair

 

Ethan Ploeger

Visitation / Respite Care

 

Graham Reynolds

Extended Communion

Class of 2019

Nancy Girardeau

Transportation

 

Chris Kupcha

Card Ministry

 

Dee Verley-Matthews

Meal Delivery

 

Class of 2020

Tim McKinsey

Medical Equipment Closet / Minor Home Repair

 

Mary Sue Wyatt

Memorial Receptions

 

Trustees:

 

Class of 2018

Bill Tucker

 

Class of 2019

Dean Sackett

 

Class of 2020

Wayne Rickman

 

We are a Stephen Ministry Congregation.

First Presbyterian Church

224 Barnwell Avenue NW

Aiken, SC  29801

803.648.2662

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