The Session is the governing body elected by the congregation of First Presbyterian Church.  They are entrusted with major decisions concerning church business and activities and with the pastor, are the spiritual leaders of the church.



2020: David Johnson, Mike Medley, Heidemarie Weidner

2021: Sam Glasgow, Chelsea Holland, Marilyn Ledbetter

2022: Jeremy Germenis, Barry Turner, Donna Simpson

Clerk of Session: Linda Wilson


The Deacons of First Presbyterian Church are charged with the nurture of the congregation.  By a ministry of compassion, the Deacons express the love of the congregation and concern in the name of Jesus Christ.


The Deacons fulfill this charge through a number of activities.  They oversee the care groups of the congregation, facilitate worship by enlisting ushers, organize the Second Sunday Dinners, provide food during family crises, and deliver baskets to shut-ins at Christmas.



2020: Donna Johnson, J.B Rittenberry, Eliseo Rios, Pat Wilhelm

2021: Cathy Dewey, Jessica Germenis, Jim Greeson, Kay Powell

2022: Annette Kvale, Chris McCormick, Alana Pelren, Erica Scott

Contact Us!
First Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Cookeville, TN (931) 526-4424
20 N. Dixie Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501
Rev. Michael McLaughlin, Senior Pastor (662) 545-8107
Amy Ainsley, Administative Assistant

Join us!

Sunday School 9:45 a.m.

Sunday Worship Service 11:00 a.m.


Wed. Night Youth 6-7:30 p.m.

Wed. Night Adult Study 6 p.m.