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Care Ministry

Care Ministry

The Care Ministry of FPC provides compassionate, confidential care to those who experience a wide diversity of human needs. The ministry responds with spontaneous compassion to real-life needs that express the steadfast grace and love of Jesus Christ through a variety of different ministries, all supported by pastoral staff.

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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 : Assistant Pastor of Older Adults and Congregational Care

Rev. Dr. Joe Moore

Assistant Pastor of Older Adults and Congregational Care

Joe came to FPC from Essex Junction Vermont in June of 2016. Where he served at Essex Alliance Church for 26 years, 15 years as Youth Pastor and 11 years as Pastor of Congregational Care. He began full time in Ministry with Youth For Christ in 1976.  Joe received his BA in Biblical Studies from Eastern Mennonite College in 1976, His Master of Divinity from Seminary of the East in 1990, and His Doctor of Ministry in Congregation and Family Care from Bethel Seminary in 2010.

Joe is well suited for his role as Minister for Older Adults and Congregational Care. He desires to develop relationships of integrity that lead to sharing the message of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.

Joe and his wife Sandy have two daughters and two grandchildren who live in Austin. They enjoy the closer connection to family and the warmer winters. They also enjoy serving together in ministry, mentoring young couples and most recently welcoming our guests to Loaves and Fishes.

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

Care & Concern Email List

If you have any questions about prayer requests, please contact Lisa Snow at lisas@fpcsat.org or 210-226-0215.

The Care and Concern email list has a limited audience within the congregation and is intended to be a more private avenue to offer information for congregational care to take place as well as prayer. You must submit your email address and request to be part of this email list by contacting Lisa Snow at lisas@fpcsat.org or 210-226-0215.

*Please be aware that Care Ministry staff and pastors have editorial rights to protect the privacy of those asking for prayer through editing content or removing details.

To notify the church of hospitalizations and /or other pastoral care needs, contact Rev. Scott Simpson Associate Pastor for Congregational Care, at scotts@fpcsat.org or 210-226-0215, ext. 212.

Note: The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) helps protect patient confidentiality. We comply with HIPAA Federal regulations that require this protection.

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