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Pastors & Staff

Pastors and Staff

Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller : Senior Pastor

Rev. Dr. Bob Fuller

Senior Pastor

Bob is a 1991 graduate of Washington and Lee University, and a 1996 graduate of Union Seminary.  He received his doctorate from Union Seminary in 2006.  He was ordained in August of 1996, and began his ministry as Associate Pastor for Service and Young Adults at First Presbyterian Church of Charlotte, North Carolina. He then served as the Pastor of Hebron Presbyterian Church of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia, for four years. Bob was previously the Senior Pastor of Fairview Presbyterian Church in North Augusta, South Carolina, where he has served faithfully for the past 13 years.

He is married to Morgan (college sweetheart who grew up in Odessa, Texas) and they have two children.  Ellie will be a junior in high school and Bo will be entering the 7th grade.

Bob is very relational, a gifted preacher, and has a wonderful sense of humor.  He takes seriously both the Bible and the theology of the reformed tradition.  He fully believes that “the local church is the hope of the world.” Bob has been blessed by multiple mentors in his life and hopes to be a mentor/pastor to others on our staff here at FPC San Antonio.

His family loves the outdoors and especially spending time on the water.

Email: bobf@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-226-0215
Rev. Scott Simpson : Associate Pastor of Congregational Care

Rev. Scott Simpson

Associate Pastor of Congregational Care

Empowered by God’s love in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit, Scott Simpson is excited to share Christ’s love for him by caring for God’s people at First Pres. Scott’s ministry focuses on caring and nurturing for the congregation at large; providing Christian guidance and support and overseeing the church deacons and the Stephen Ministers in their service to those who are sick, in need, friendless or in distress. He is passionate about fostering hope and healing in people by caring for them through their struggles. He also enjoys training people to use their spiritual gifts for caregiving. Scott previously served as the Senior Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Topeka, Kansas.

An Edna Gladney Adoption Home baby, Scott grew up in Dimmitt, Texas. He graduated with a B.S. from Texas Tech University and an M.Div. from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He loves gardening, gourmet cooking, reading, bird feeding, and bird watching. He is married to Suzanne and together they have three children: Samuel, Zachary, and Joshua.

Email: scotts@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2712
Rev. A. Mitchell Moore : Associate Pastor for Young Adults and Missions

Rev. A. Mitchell Moore

Associate Pastor for Young Adults and Missions

Mitchell brings a nearly 20-year career, having just served in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an Indonesian foundation that focuses on education and health care. His roles in Indonesia included spiritual oversight and development for the university system as Chaplain, Senior Executive Leadership, and Church planting.

Mitchell served as Assistant Pastor for Young Adults at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN, for five years and has been involved throughout his career in church mission activity through domestic and international partnerships. You may remember Mitchell as our Director of Youth Ministry right here at First Pres, 13 years ago! He graduated with an M.Div. from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2008.

Mitchell is passionate about advancing the Kingdom of Christ and is a gifted, expositional preacher who is urgent about mission, discipleship, and shepherding God’s people to flourish under the authority and power of God’s word.

He and his wife, Lisa, have four children: Lauren, Cora, Tucker, and Ben. The entire Moore family is excited to be re-connected with our FPC family!

Email: mitchellm@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2714
Becky Prichard : Associate Pastor for Christian Education

Becky Prichard

Associate Pastor for Christian Education

Becky was born in northern California, but spent the majority of her childhood in San Antonio attending First Presbyterian Church as her mother, Kristin Huffman, served as an Associate Pastor. After middle school and high school in Houston, she became a Sooner and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and a minor in Spanish. After college she worked in youth ministry for several years and through that experience felt God’s call to pursue theological education and to learn more about how to serve God’s people. Becky attended Fuller Theological Seminary, where she recently completed a Master of Divinity degree. Becky married Colby in August 2013 and they lived in Augusta, Georgia, as Colby finished his service to the U.S. Navy. She is excited to return to the Lone Star State and to be a part of the church that had such a huge impact on her faith as a young child. Becky looks forward to partnering with the congregation to serve children and teach them about the love and grace of Christ.

Becky is an avid college football fan and enjoys warm weather, Tex-Mex food, running, and sharing life with those around her.

Email: beckyp@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2732
Rev. Scott Simpson : Associate Pastor of Congregational Care

Rev. Scott Simpson

Associate Pastor of Congregational Care

Empowered by God’s love in Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit, Scott Simpson is excited to share Christ’s love for him by caring for God’s people at First Pres. Scott’s ministry focuses on caring and nurturing for the congregation at large; providing Christian guidance and support and overseeing the church deacons and the Stephen Ministers in their service to those who are sick, in need, friendless or in distress. He is passionate about fostering hope and healing in people by caring for them through their struggles. He also enjoys training people to use their spiritual gifts for caregiving. Scott previously served as the Senior Pastor of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Topeka, Kansas.

An Edna Gladney Adoption Home baby, Scott grew up in Dimmitt, Texas. He graduated with a B.S. from Texas Tech University and an M.Div. from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. He loves gardening, gourmet cooking, reading, bird feeding, and bird watching. He is married to Suzanne and together they have three children: Samuel, Zachary, and Joshua.

Email: scotts@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2712
Rev. Dr. Joe Moore : Minister for Older Adults and Congregational Care

Rev. Dr. Joe Moore

Minister for Older Adults and Congregational Care

Email: joem@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2726
Lisa Snow : Congregational Care Administrative Assistant

Lisa Snow

Congregational Care Administrative Assistant

Email: lisas@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2760
Tom Dooling : Minister of Music

Tom Dooling

Minister of Music

Tom is a native of Alabama who came to FPC in May 2009 to assume the role of Minister of Music, providing musical leadership to the Sanctuary Choir and Chamber Singers, as well as oversight and vision for the entire Music Ministry of the church. Previously he served as the Director of Music at First Presbyterian Church, Huntsville, Alabama.  While in Huntsville, Tom also conducted the Huntsville Master Chorale, an auditioned ensemble of singers that performed throughout North Alabama.

Tom graduated from Birmingham-Southern College in Alabama with a degree in Music and Business.  He later went on to complete a Masters of Church Music from the Southwestern Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.  Tom has participated in many workshop and masterclass experiences, including those offered by Westminster Choir College, Princeton, NJ, The Juilliard School in New York, and Chorus America.  Tom’s wife, Jennifer, and daughter, Leah, are also active participants in the Music Ministry of FPC.

Tom considers it a privilege to combine his passion for musical excellence with a strong desire to lead musicians and congregations in the midst of holy worship.

Email: tomd@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2717
Dr. Jae Hyuk Ha : Associate Minister of Music / Organist

Dr. Jae Hyuk Ha

Associate Minister of Music / Organist

Dr. Jae Ha assumed the position of Organist at First Presbyterian Church in October 2003. A native of Seoul, Korea, he earned a bachelor's degree in organ performance from Yonsei University in Korea and received a master's and Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Organ performance in 2003 from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently serves as adjunct organ professor at University of the Incarnate Word.

Email: jaeh@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2729
Kathy Jamison : Director of Children's Choir Programming and The Jubilate Choir Director

Kathy Jamison

Director of Children's Choir Programming and The Jubilate Choir Director

Email: kathyj@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-226-0215
Megan Martin : The Cherub Choir Director ( Pre K and Kinder)

Megan Martin

The Cherub Choir Director ( Pre K and Kinder)

Email: megan.martin08@gmail.com
Phone: 210-226-0215
Kyrenda King : The Music Makers Choir Director ( Grades 1 and 2)

Kyrenda King

The Music Makers Choir Director ( Grades 1 and 2)

Email: coachkyrenda@gmail.com
Phone: (210) 226-0215
Charlotte Hains : Friday Singers

Charlotte Hains

Friday Singers

Email: charlotteh@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-226-0215
Becky Prichard : Associate Pastor for Christian Education

Becky Prichard

Associate Pastor for Christian Education

Becky was born in northern California, but spent the majority of her childhood in San Antonio attending First Presbyterian Church as her mother, Kristin Huffman, served as an Associate Pastor. After middle school and high school in Houston, she became a Sooner and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and a minor in Spanish. After college she worked in youth ministry for several years and through that experience felt God’s call to pursue theological education and to learn more about how to serve God’s people. Becky attended Fuller Theological Seminary, where she recently completed a Master of Divinity degree. Becky married Colby in August 2013 and they lived in Augusta, Georgia, as Colby finished his service to the U.S. Navy. She is excited to return to the Lone Star State and to be a part of the church that had such a huge impact on her faith as a young child. Becky looks forward to partnering with the congregation to serve children and teach them about the love and grace of Christ.

Becky is an avid college football fan and enjoys warm weather, Tex-Mex food, running, and sharing life with those around her.

Email: beckyp@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2732
Michelle Chong : Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Michelle Chong

Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Email: michellel@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2721
Derek Gordon : Director of Youth Ministries

Derek Gordon

Director of Youth Ministries

Derek comes to FPC from Fort Worth, and has served in youth ministries in Fort Worth, Dallas and South Texas. He also worked in the public school system for six years serving students with special needs, and graduated from Dallas Baptist University in May 2013 with a Bachelors in Christian Ministries. Derek and his wife Ashley met during college and married in June of 2014. They have one son Holt, who is 18 months old. Derek loves to spend his free time playing guitar and reading. He also enjoys playing basketball, working out, and doing anything active. He considers himself to be a huge college football fan and spends every Saturday during the fall watching TCU football. Derek is very excited to be joining the team at FPC and cannot wait to begin building relationships with the members of the First Pres family.

Email: derekg@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2794
Emily Yergler : Youth Ministry Associate

Emily Yergler

Youth Ministry Associate

Email: emilyy@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2791
Alex Solorio : Director of University Ministries

Alex Solorio

Director of University Ministries

Alex Solorio was born and raised in Houston Texas. He attended Houston Baptist University where he was involved in many organizations including, The HBU Reteam, Residents Life and the Phi Kappa Psi Fraternity. Alex is a Houston fan to the core but doesn't mind cheering for the Spurs, just don't ask him about Dallas teams. Alex’s hobbies include any outdoor sport, finding good new eats, and watching movies. Houston is where the family is; his Mother and Father are leaders of their respective church. He has an older sister who lives in Thailand, as a missionary, with her husband, and a younger brother that attends Houston Baptist University as a Christianity major. Alex has a Masters in Theological Studies and has been in College ministry for more 3 years. He is set on his passion for college students/young adults and their relationships with Jesus.

"I was saved to live and now I live to serve."

Email: alexs@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2793
Michelle Chong : Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Michelle Chong

Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Email: michellel@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2721
Sonya Wright : Assistant Director of Children’s Ministry

Sonya Wright

Assistant Director of Children’s Ministry

Sonya grew up in Duncan, Oklahoma. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University (Sic ‘em!) and a M.A. in Behavioral Science-Psychology from the University of Houston-Clear Lake. She previously owned and operated The Wright Start Learning Center for 13 years and prior to that was the Nursery Director at University United Methodist Church. Sonya’s husband is the head softball coach at Our Lady of the Lake University. She has three awesome children. Dusty is a MIS/Finance Pre-Law major at Baylor (Sic ‘em, again!) and Jacob and Gabby are both at Clark High School where Jacob plays football and track and Gabby plays basketball and track. Sonya loves spending time with her family and watching sports, especially when her kids are playing or when the Baylor Bears are playing!

Email: sonyaw@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2720
Michelle Chong : Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Michelle Chong

Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Email: michellel@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2721
Rev. A. Mitchell Moore : Associate Pastor for Young Adults and Missions

Rev. A. Mitchell Moore

Associate Pastor for Young Adults and Missions

Mitchell brings a nearly 20-year career, having just served in Jakarta, Indonesia, with an Indonesian foundation that focuses on education and health care. His roles in Indonesia included spiritual oversight and development for the university system as Chaplain, Senior Executive Leadership, and Church planting.

Mitchell served as Assistant Pastor for Young Adults at Second Presbyterian Church in Memphis, TN, for five years and has been involved throughout his career in church mission activity through domestic and international partnerships. You may remember Mitchell as our Director of Youth Ministry right here at First Pres, 13 years ago! He graduated with an M.Div. from Covenant Theological Seminary in 2008.

Mitchell is passionate about advancing the Kingdom of Christ and is a gifted, expositional preacher who is urgent about mission, discipleship, and shepherding God’s people to flourish under the authority and power of God’s word.

He and his wife, Lisa, have four children: Lauren, Cora, Tucker, and Ben. The entire Moore family is excited to be re-connected with our FPC family!

Email: mitchellm@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2714
Lindsay Selli : Admin. Assistant of Missions

Lindsay Selli

Admin. Assistant of Missions

Email: lindsayb@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2758
Hank Cherry : Director of Communication

Hank Cherry

Director of Communication

Email: hankc@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2728
Sarah Clower : Graphic Designer

Sarah Clower

Graphic Designer

Email: sarahc@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2777
Richard Flores : Production Coordinator

Richard Flores

Production Coordinator

Email: richardf@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2761
John Garza : Audio Technician

John Garza

Audio Technician

Email: johng@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-226-0215
David Vargas : Audio Technician

David Vargas

Audio Technician

Email: davidv@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-226-0215
George Rivera : Audio Editor

George Rivera

Audio Editor

Email: georger@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-226-0215
Janet Slayden : Church Business Administrator

Janet Slayden

Church Business Administrator

A native San Antonian, Janet served 13 years as Business Administrator at Castle Hills First Baptist Church. Being gifted with strong business acumen and a burning passion for the local church, Janet is using her experience and expertise to help First Presbyterian Church manage its critical business functions with excellence, freeing leadership up to focus on their calling and expanding God’s kingdom. She also currently serves as the Director of  "The Back Office" for The Missional Association, a non-profit church planting movement that exists to see the city of San Antonio transformed by the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Janet’s passion is using her spiritual gifting and business background as a support for ministry.  For her, excitement lies in seeing God use her in practical, hands-on ways—she enjoys handling the "messy details" so ministry can happen. To her, making Jesus visible means living an authentic life centered around loving God and serving people.

Janet is a two-time graduate of Baylor University, where she received her undergraduate degree in Finance and her MBA.

Janet enjoys entertaining in her home, hanging out with her family, growing in Christ, and discipling others. Janet is married to Paul and they have two teenage children, Melissa and Gregory.

Email: janets@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2751
Marie Nipp : Director of Finance

Marie Nipp

Director of Finance

Email: marien@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2756
Christi Burrell : Business and Finance Assistant

Christi Burrell

Business and Finance Assistant

Email: christib@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2755
Susan Dullnig : Director of Facility Operations

Susan Dullnig

Director of Facility Operations

Email: susand@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2757
Jeff Carawan : Director of Property Maintenance

Jeff Carawan

Director of Property Maintenance

Email: jeffc@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2754
Maurilio Garza, Jr. : Church Chef

Maurilio Garza, Jr.

Church Chef

Email: mauriliog@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2763
Maurilio Garza, Sr. : Kitchen Staff

Maurilio Garza, Sr.

Kitchen Staff

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Maria Elena Berrospe : Kitchen Staff

Maria Elena Berrospe

Kitchen Staff

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Janie Jimenez : Household Staff Coordinator

Janie Jimenez

Household Staff Coordinator

Email: janiej@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2754
Leticia Alvarez : Household Staff

Leticia Alvarez

Household Staff

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Steven Anthony : Household Staff

Steven Anthony

Household Staff

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Patsy Lugo : Household Staff

Patsy Lugo

Household Staff

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Arturo Tapia : Household Staff

Arturo Tapia

Household Staff

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Lisa Snow : Congregational Care Administrative Assistant

Lisa Snow

Congregational Care Administrative Assistant

Email: lisas@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2760
Lindsay Selli : Admin. Assistant of Missions

Lindsay Selli

Admin. Assistant of Missions

Email: lindsayb@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2758
Stacie Rodriguez : Senior Pastor Administrative Assistant

Stacie Rodriguez

Senior Pastor Administrative Assistant

Email: stacier@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2759
Michelle Chong : Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Michelle Chong

Admin. Assistant for Family Ministry

Email: michellel@fpcsat.org
Phone: 210-271-2721

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