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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.

2018/2019 Session

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 Harman
Mary McAbee
Rod Ray
Andrea Wilcox

Clerk/Treasurer

Phillip Nix, Clerk
Scott Hubbard, Treasurer

SESSION ORGANIZATION

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

2018/2019 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.
  • Jim Brady, 2020 - JLC
  • Doug Harman, 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
    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
  • 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: Cathy Hyatt, 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: 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.
  • Jim Brady, 2020
  • Barry Phillips, 2019
  • Frank Grimes, 2020
  • Harriet Moxley, 2020
  • Elise Mercer, 2020
  • Janice Smith, 2019
  • Pastor: Dr. Paul Petersen
    Supporting staff: Cathy Hyatt
Westminster Presbyterian Church
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Spartanburg, SC 29307
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