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Rev. Robert C. Oates

Rev. Robert C. Oates

Senior Pastor

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Pastor Rob was born and reared in Sweetwater, Tennessee the youngest of four children of Jack and Millie Oates. Following his graduation from Columbia International University in Columbia, South Carolina he married Rosie Renich of Farmington, Michigan. Before entering Reformed Theological Seminary he served as the Youth Director at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. After graduating from seminary he was ordained in 1981 by Knoxville Presbytery as associate pastor of Frist Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, Tennessee. In 1985 he was called to be pastor of First Presbyterian Church, Brewton, Alabama. In 1995 Faith Presbyterian Church in Brookhaven, Mississippi called him to be senior pastor. In May 2009 he began his current ministry as senior pastor af First Presbyterian Church, Dothan, Alabama.

He and Rosie have four children, five granddaughters and four grandsons. Robert, Jr., Tina, Charlotte, Anna-Clare, Helen Lucille (Lucy) and Robert Coit (Coit) Oates III of Brandon, Mississippi; Helen-Clare, Adam, Eden, Judah and Shiloh Rushton of Stone, England; Reuben, Albrey and Reuben Cotten (Cotten) and Jonathan Elliott (Elliott) Oates of Clinton, Mississippi and Josh and Elizabeth Anne McCormick of Dothan, Alabama.

Rev. Henry Morris

Rev. Henry Morris

Associate Pastor

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Henry Morris is originally from Birmingham, where his football coach led him to Christ in eighth grade. He majored in Building Science at Auburn University and then earned a Master of Divinity degree from Reformed Theological Seminary. He joined our staff in 2003, having previously served as an RUF Campus Minister at Mercer University and Florida State University, and as the pastor at Redeemer Presbyterian Church in Florence, Alabama.

At First Presbyterian Church Henry works with the young families and serves as the staff representative on the Discipleship Ministry Team. Henry is married to the former Betsy Wheat from Quincy, Florida, and they have three children: John Hardin, Henry, and Carolyn.

Adam Comeens

Adam Comeens

Youth Director
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Our Staff

Quinn Anderson

Quinn Anderson

Director of Business Operations
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Ashley Braddy

Ashley Braddy

Church Secretary
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John Mark Wilson

John Mark Wilson

Music Director
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Willie Pittman

Willie Pittman

Church Custodian

Amanda McClintock

Amanda McClintock

Children's Ministry Co-Director
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Gail Pickett

Gail Pickett

Children's Ministry Co-Director
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Bonnie Wright

Bonnie Wright

Early Childhood Community Ministries
First Pres. Preshcool Director
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Phyllis Jones

Phyllis Jones

Childcare Director
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Lisa Hogg

Lisa Hogg

Nursery Supervisor &
Caring Ministries Staff

Bonnie Chancey

Bonnie Chancey

Church Hostess

Caroline Blair

Caroline Blair

Missions Secretary
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Upcoming Events

Guests, med students, Fort Rucker men and women, and out of town members: You are invited to lunch next Sunday, February 12th at the home of Michael and Lindsay Townsend (608 Prestwick Dr)Please come and enjoy fellowship and a delicious meal! If you have any questions please call Lindsay at 494-0129.

The Ladies’ Night Circle will meet on Monday, February 13th at the home of Byra Moser. 

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