Rev. Bethany Jessop, Director of Christian Education
Originally 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.