Meet the FPC Staff

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Rev Sue Watkins

 
Our Pastor, Rev. Sue Watkins
Rev. Sue Watkins started attending church at the age of 5 at Placentia Presbyterian Church in Orange County, California.  Through the witness of Sunday school teachers and youth leaders she professed her faith in Jesus Christ at the age of 13 and felt the call to ministry at the age of 14.   She was ordained as a ruling elder in 1977 and as a Minister of Word and Sacrament (now teaching elder) in 1989.Sue has a great love for ministry with children and youth, having spent a total of 20 years as a volunteer, staff member and pastor dedicated to these.  A 1988 graduate of Fuller Theological Seminary, she is now joyfully serving as Pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Puyallup and has also served as Moderator for the Presbytery of Olympia.  Her family includes her husband Dave Henry, his children, Amanda and Travis and her son Bobby. 
 

Interim Youth Ministries Coordinator: Joe Harrison

Children’s Ministry Coordinator: Lizzie Owen 
 

Parish Nurse: Nola Byrd

Office Manager: Darice Hermann
 
Custodian: Diane Gibbons
 

Coordinator of Music Ministry:  Peggy Burrough

Peggy became our Directory of Choral Music in August 2012.  She is a retired Choir teacher. She taught for 38 years in the Clover Park & Puyallup School District. Her choirs have been recognized nationally and regionally and they received numerous awards a.  She has a BA Degree from Whitworth College and did post-graduate work at Pacific Lutheran University. Peggy has served as an Elder & Deacon at FPC and is currently on the Congregational Life Commission.  Peggy is very active as a clinician and adjudicator in the Northwest.

Organist: Andy Maurice

Praise Team Leader: Dave Campbell

Handbell Director:  LaVon Golliet

Choir Director Emeritus: Bob Bruce

Head Nursery Attendant: Aubrie Moyer

Nursery Attendant: Heather Toomey