Anne, a native New Mexican, has experienced a range of volunteer and paid work including church musician and teacher, accompanist for choral and instrumental students, ESL tutor, and Girl Scout troop leader. She is currently the clerk of our Session, as well as church pianist/organist. She will happily talk about Protestant hymnody at any time.Read More
The role of elders in our ministry is to provide leadership, government, spiritual discernment and discipline. They have responsibilities for the life of our congregation, as well as the whole church. Accordingly, at First Presbyterian, the elders serve as leaders of four specific teams: Ministry Support/Building and Grounds, Mission/Outreach, Worship/Spiritual Formation, and Community Life/Nurturing. They serve on the Session and may also be elected to higher councils (Presbytery, Synod, General Assembly of the church).
Staff Pages: Elders
John’s passion is to preserve the environment in its natural state. Where man’s influence exists, or is desired, he attempts to make it as unobtrusive as possible. He has worked for the Forest Service for 44 years. Currently, his work consists of purchasing inholdings of offered public property within the boundaries of National Forests to… Read More »Read More
Sherrie has experienced a variety of church involvement, but she settled upon First Presbyterian when relocating to Silver City in 1999. She currently serves in the area of Worship/Spiritual Formation. After a long career as a pediatric occupational therapist, she currently substitute teaches in elementary school. She’s the mother of two adult children and is… Read More »Read More
Beth is the mother of three wonderful children and the grandmother of three perfect grandchildren. She is retired from teaching over 2,000 children. An ordained elder and deacon, and a lifelong Presbyterian, she notes she is “the recipient of countless blessings by the grace of God.”Read More