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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.
Rodney 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.
Class of 2017: Joanne Vance, Heidi VanZandt
Class of 2018: Jim Schlieder, Rolly Meeks, Daryl Lehman
Class of 2019: Holly Aucter, Kelly Clark, Steve Vance
Moderator: Rev. Laurie Sponaugle
Clerk: Kelly Rohr