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Meet Our Staff

Rev. Laurie Sponaugle, Pastor
Pastor Laurie moves our church with her energy and excitement.  Her gifts on Sunday mornings and in small settings are a wonderful blessing to our church family.  The background she brings to us is varied and she continues to educate herself.  Pastor Laurie has two teenage sons, one in college and one attending Lowville  Central School. 

Leon Austin, Director of Music

Leon has studied music at Onondaga Community College and is married and lives in Lowville.  He has been playing piano and organ for over 40 years.  Leon plays for weddings, funerals and special occasions.

Jennie Kelly, Executive Secretary

Jennie has worked at the First Presbyterian Church, Lowville, since 1987. She has thoroughly enjoyed her time with the congregation. She is blessed with a wonderful husband, Paul, a daughter, a son and their spouses. God has truly added to her life with four dear grandchildren.

Carole Dunbar, Treasurer & Financial Secretary

Carole has been happily married to her husband Leon since 1982. Together they have two children, Angela and Benjamin. She has served the church as treasurer since 2006, while also serving on various committees of session. 

Rubar, Custodian

Rodney is a native of Lewis County and a member of First Presbyterian Church, Lowville. He joined the staff as custodian in January 2012.

The Session

Class of 2018: Jim Schlieder, Rolly Meeks, Amy Bingle

Class of 2019: Holly Aucter, Kelly Clark, Steve Vance

Class of 2020: Carole Dunbar, Karen Jones, Tracey Koss

Moderator: Rev. Laurie Sponaugle

Clerk: Mary Anne Kingsley

First Presbyterian Church of Lowville • A member congregation of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
7707 N. State Street, Lowville, New York 13367 • officepreslow@gmail • 315-376-3631