Meet the First Presbyterian Staff

 
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. 
 
Office Manager: Darice Hermann
 
Custodian: Diane Gibbons
 
 
Children’s Ministry Coordinator: Lizzie Owen
 
 
Interim Youth Ministries Coordinator: Joe Harrison
 

Coordinator of Music Ministry:  Bill Klouse

Organist: Dr. Dawn Sonntag

 

Worship Leader/Choir Director: Benjamin Rogers

 
Handbell Director:  LaVon Golliet
 
Choir Director Emeritus: Bob Bruce
 

Head Nursery Attendant: Aubrie Moyer

Nursery Attendant: Heather Toomey
 
Activity Time Coordinator: Diana Mooney
 
Parish Nurse: Nola Gene Byrd