The staff and leadership here at First Presbyterian is comprised of men and women who love, care, and pray for every single person in the church. If you have any questions for any of our staff, feel free to reach out and email them or call our church office to speak with them. You can contact the church office at

Pastoral & Program staff

  • Heath Taws

    Senior Pastor

    Heath is a graduate of Covenant College, where he received his degree in "Biblical and Theological Studies." After that, he attended RTS Global, before finishing his MDIV at LAMP Seminary. He loves being a dad to two awesome kids, and enjoys every minute spent with his wonderful wife, Ashley. He likes to run Spartan races, read comic books (and lots of normal books), and enjoys talking theology. 

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  • Jenny Groom

    Office and Business Manager

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  • Ashley Taws

    Music Director

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  • Tommy Carr

    Senior Adult Ministries Director

Support Staff

  • Brenda Baesel


  • Susan Turnage


  • Jordan Marking

    Audio Video