Pastor Sharon Gearing grew up in Greensburg, P.A.  She has a Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Oklahoma and a Master Of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary. Pastor Sharon is a fourth generation pastor and a second generation Presbyterian pastor.

Pastor Sharon has been in ministry for 26 years which has included serving as a hospital chaplain in Florida.  She was a pastor of the Presbyterian Church in Galeton, Pennsylvania for 10 years.  Pastor Sharon then went on to pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Arlington, Texas for 11 years. She has been our Pastor since 2017 and we could not be more thrilled to have her shepherding our flock.

After high school she traveled the country with a Christian repertory theater company performing at churches, schools, and military bases.  She is the mother of three grown sons who live in Texas and Oklahoma .  Sharon is now living in South Charleston with her beautiful black dog Picasso, her faithful companion.

Director of Informational Services
Becky Smith

Director of  Youth Ministry

Lisa Calderwood

Director of Chancel Choir

Mark Hornbaker

Building Maintenance Custodian
David Smith

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