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

2019/2020 Session

Class of 2021

Loring Aument
Lynda Davis
Doug Harman
Mary McAbee
Rod Ray
Andrea Wilcox
Rachel Segars*
*extended one-year from 2020

Class of 2022

Jay Bearden
Leah Brabham
Karen Copley
Kirk Johnston
Trey Karn
Stan McChesney

Class of 2023

Alison Bishop
Dean Gaskins
Sam Hamilton
Brent Johnson
Matt Smith
Tanner Wall


Claude Saleeby, Clerk
Scott Hubbard, Treasurer


Rev. Steve Wise
Rev. Justin Lewis
Rev. Kyle Livingston


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

2019/2020 Session Commissions 

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.
  • Jay Bearden, 2022  - JLC
  • Leah Brabham, 2022 - chairperson
  • Dean Gaskins, 2023
  • Doug Harman, 2021 - JLC
  • Tanner Wall-2023
  • Andrea Wilcox, 2021 -  Secretary
  • Pastor: Rev. Justin Lewis
  • Supporting Staff: Cathy Hyatt

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
  • Karen Copley, 2022-Vice Chair
  • Lynda Davis, 2021-Chair
    Kirk Johnston, 2022 - JLC
    Sam Hamilton, 2023
  • Alison Bishop, 2023
  • Rod Ray, 2021 - JLC
  • Pastor: Rev. Kyle Livingston
  • Supporting Staff: Cathy Hyatt, Becky Odum, Jennifer Futrell, Rev. Justin Lewis

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.

  • Trey Karn, 2022 - JLC
  • Mary McAbee, 2021 - Chair
  • Stan McChesney, 2022
  • Matt Smith, 2023
  • Brent Johnson, 2023
  • Rachel Segars, 2021 - JLC
  • Pastor: Rev. Steve Wise
  • Supporting Staff: Cathy Hyatt, 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.
  • Jay Bearden, 2022
  • Doug Harman, 2021
  • Kirk Johnston - 2022
  • Trey Karns, 2022
  • Rod Ray, 2021
  • Rachel Segars, 2021
  • Pastor: Rev. Steve Wise
  • Supporting Staff: Cathy Hyatt

Our Affiliation

WPC is a member of
Covenant Order of
Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO)

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