Rev. Stephen A. Mock
Rev. Stephen "Steve" Mock is the Pastor for our church beginning his ministry here in July,
2003. His dedication to his faith and to the church is a strength that we all benefit from. Steve is married to Joan and they
have two adult children, Sarah and Jason. Steve enjoys his family, sports, reading, classical and contemporary Christian music.
He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and is a longtime Steelers fan. He is a graduate of Westminster College, New Wilmington,
PA and received his Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary in Massachusetts. Steve has served
congregations in Ohio, Kansas and Clearwater, FL. His passion is sharing the good news of God's love in Jesus Christ to
Rev. Larry Yerger
Rev. Larry Yerger came on staff as our volunteer Assistant Pastor in November 2013 and was hired
part-time in January 2015 to help provide leadership in Discipleship and assist Pastor Mock in preaching, teaching and
pastoral care. Larry is married to Andrea and they have one adult son, Jay. Larry was a Pastor in Minnesota, Florida and Texas.
He is currently teaching our Wednesday morning Bible study. More information on Larry will be forthcoming.
Randall Curtis, Director of Music, Organist
Randy comes to our Church with over 23 years of Church music experience as an Organist, Pianist, Choir
Director and Worship Leader. He is married to Diane and they have three teenage children, Jill, Daniel and Michael. Randy
was born and raised in Greenville, PA and is also a graduate of Westminster College in New Wilmington, PA. He presently works
full time as an Engineer for FPL, a company he's worked for the past 21 years. Like our Pastor, he yearns for the glory
years of his beloved Steelers. Randy has a love of all Church music from classical to contemporary and regularly performs
around the County as leader of the Grace Notes Singing group. Randy has previously served in various capacities in Baptist,
Presbyterian, UCC and Methodist congregations.
Debbie Rostad, Office Manager
Debbie joins us from Atlanta where she worked for 19 years at Ivy Creek Presbyterian Church (PCA). She
is originally from Eau Claire, WI and has worked as a financial administrator as well as a church administrator. Her husband
Pete and she have two children, Erik and his wife Stephanie and Kristi and her husband Chris. They also are the proud grandparents
of Scotlyn. Debbie was a voice major in college and loves to sing. She was a member of The Michael O'Neal Singers in Atlanta
and has sung in her church choirs wherever God has called her to live.
Joe Cherny, Treasurer
Joe was born and raised in Kingston, NY. He is a veteran having served in the U.S. Air Force for eight
years, including one year in the Korean War. He retired from IBM Corporation and moved to Florida in 2000. He has five children
and three granddaughters. Joe enjoys fishing, playing golf, and volunteering at the hospital. He's a Stephen Minister
and a Bereavement Team member.
Gail Thornton, Office Volunteer
Gail moved here in 1997 from Montgomery, IL and joined the church in that same year. She has been a volunteer
office assistant since September of 2002. Gail has 4 children, 16 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, and 3 great, great-grandchildren.
She enjoys photography, reading, and playing on her computer but her favorite things are going to visit her friend Mickey
Mouse at Disney World.
Dianne Sizemore, Office Volunteer
came to Florida in February 1959 from Coshocton, OH and settled in Sarasota. She moved to Port Charlotte in 2001 and
joined First Presbyterian Church in 2003, where she is an Elder, Mission Chair and Sunday night prayer warrior. Dianne
has a passionate heart for mission, especially Immokalee and the farm worker community. She is involved in several Bible study
small groups, Prayer Shawl Ministry and Presbyterian Women. She has 6 children, 15 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.
Dianne lives in Port Charlotte with her little black toy poodle Maximillian of Troy, who is the" Neighborhood Inspector."
She enjoys collecting angels and dolls, reading, sewing, painting, needlepoint and crocheting.