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Rev. Bethany Jessop, Director of Christian Education

Rev. Bethany JessupOriginally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Bethany is the oldest of three daughters, is a graduate of McDowell High School, Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, and a former PC(USA) Young Adult Volunteer, who served in Nashville, Tennessee. After her YAV year, she finally accepted her calling into the ministry and has a Master of Divinity degree from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. She was ordained in 2014.  She previously served as Director of Youth & Family Ministry at First Presbyterian Church in Bainbridge, Georgia, and as the Youth Ministry Facilitator for Flint River Presbytery. When Bethany is not sharing the love of Jesus with the children and youth of FPC, she can be found reading, snapping pictures, drinking tea, traveling and planning her next adventure, or spending time with her husband, Dan, and their two adorable dogs, Paisley and Magnolia.

Pastor Bethany typically holds office hours from 9:00am to 1:00pm, Monday-Thursday, and by appointment.


Contact Us

First Presbyterian Church
504 S Highland St.
Williamsburg, IA 52361
(319) 668-1375

Worship on Sundays at 10:00am
(nursery care available if desired)

Office Hours
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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Mission Statement

Inspiring and nurturing our church and neighbors through Christ.

First Presbyterian Church in Williamsburg is a member of:
Presbytery of East Iowa and
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)