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Upcoming Events
JUN

19

TUE
223rd General Assembly
Assembly convenes in St. Louis from June 16-24th
Weight Watchers*
7:30 AM
*Meets in Clow Center
A.A.
11:30 AM
Meets in Clow Center
JUN

20

WED
223rd General Assembly
Assembly convenes in St. Louis from June 16-24th
JUN

21

THU
223rd General Assembly
Assembly convenes in St. Louis from June 16-24th
A.A.
11:30 AM
Meets in Clow Center
JUN

22

FRI
223rd General Assembly
Assembly convenes in St. Louis from June 16-24th
JUN

23

SAT
223rd General Assembly
Assembly convenes in St. Louis from June 16-24th
JUN

24

SUN
Annual Corn Boil Luncheon
11:30 AM
After 10:30 service
Reservations needed. $8.
JUN

26

TUE
Weight Watchers*
7:30 AM
*Meets in Clow Center
A.A.
11:30 AM
Meets in Clow Center
Staff
Pastor

Susan Takis

Born and raised in Atlanta, Pastor Susan received her BA in Drama and French from Furman University, Master of Fine Arts in Theater from SMU, Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary and has completed several courses toward her Doctor of Ministry.    

She has taught classes at numerous conferences and leadership institutes for the St. Augustine Presbytery. As the moderator of the theological competence exam task group for PC(USA), she writes and administers theology exams for seminary students seeking ordination. 

Pastor Susan loves to preach and brings energy, vitality and a wonderful sense of humor to the pulpit.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, movies, theater, and especially singing. Although much of her family is scattered across the globe, from Georgia to

Virginia to Germany she loves spending time with her dad, 3 brothers and all their families and at home enjoys her two cats.

 






Church Secretary

Janet Cressman

Janet was born and raised in Massachusetts.  She eventually met her husband Pete and  moved to Pennsylvania.  They are the parents of two daughters.

Her occupation prior to joining FPC was working as an elementary school secretary for 15 years.  Her town of Perkasie, PA is known for having the oldest Christmas Tree lighting ceremony in the US.  In her spare time, Janet enjoys golf (well, attempts golf), crocheting, playing bingo and walking.






Choir Director

Connie Emery

Choir Director

Connie Emery

Connie was born and raised in Aurora, Illinois, and was always involved in music. Her mother was choir director of her Presbyterian church and was Connie’s first exposure to music at home. Connie was in band and choir all through her school years, playing the flute and singing in a cappella choir in high school.

She majored in music at Illinois Wesleyan University for just one year before deciding to change her major to elementary education. Thus ended her formal education in conducting, but she has learned from every choral director she’s had, in 5 different churches over the years. She is proud of the FPCW choir and honored to be their director. She is now also directing Bach With a Beat here in The Villages. She plays in The Villages Flute Choir and the Windsong Flute Ensemble. Other interests include mah jongg, golf, and card games.

After a 35-year career as a grade-school teacher, Connie moved to The Villages with her husband Jerry in 2009, and they joined FPCW in 2010. Connie has been a Deacon for the past 2 years. They have two sons and two granddaughters.






Accompanist

Eunice Mosier

Eunice Mosier attended Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan where she studied under concert artist Owen Berger, majoring in instrumental music (oboe & piano).  After a hiatus to raise two daughters, her education was resumed at Wayne State University in Detroit, graduating with a degree in vocal music. 

Eunice taught vocal music in public schools for some 15 years before retiring.  Eunice played piano with the Hawthorne Community Orchestra (Leesburg) and accompanied the Hawthorne chorus, each, for the past fourteen years as well as several brass and string ensembles. She now enjoys being a part of the service at First Presbyterian Church working with Shiela Phillips.
 






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