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About Us


Alison Halsey

Interim Pastor

Alison has her Master of Divinity Degree from Princeton Theological Seminary and her Doctorate from Colgate Rochester Theological Seminary. She has served pastorates in the Buffalo, NY area and was recently the pastor of the First and Franklin Presbyterian Church in Baltimore. She is married to the Rev. Dr. William Hathaway and they have two sons and two granddaughters.

Jennifer and Andrew Green

Directors of Children and Youth Ministry

Andrew and Jennifer Green are our married team of Youth Directors at FPC. They have been our Directors of Children and Youth Ministry for close to 4 years now, and they have fostered the Youth Groups to join in fun activities, such as Laser Tag, Operation Christmas Child, and various church-wide service projects. Ms. Jenn leads our Middle School Sunday School Class, and Mr. Andrew leads the High School Class. They also hold Children's Church during the 11:00 service each week in Legacy Hall.

Amy Corselius

Office Coordinator

Shelly Brooks-Akens

Nursery Supervisor

Julie Hall

Director of Music/Organist

Kris Faatz

Choir Director

Ruth Howard and Anne Seymour

Handbell Choir Director and Conductor

Ruth Howard has 40 years of Handbell experience having played at both First Presbyterian and Bethel Presbyterian Churches. She became the Handbell Director at First Presbyterian Church in Bel Air in 2004. As Director, she chooses the music, prepares the music for the choir and then teaches the music to the ringers. She also rings with the choir.

Anne Seymour has conducted the Handbell choir since 2004. She comes to rehearsals as the choir approaches their scheduled ringing dates and helps with the fine-tuning of the music.

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