FPC Staff

Rev. James B. Rausch, Pastor
Pastor Rausch and his wife, Chris, have two children, Jennica and Jacob.  Pastor Rausch is a graduate of the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary in Iowa with a M. Div., and a B. A. from North Central College of Naperville, Illinois.   He joined the staff of First Presbyterian in November 2011. In addition to seasoned experience in preaching, pastoral care, teaching and congregational dynamics, he also brings musical talents (vocal, trombone and digital composition,) management experience, a broadcasting background, experience with disaster recovery and international mission teams.     
Kelly Ireland - Children & Youth Program Director

Kelly WebsiteKelly Ireland joined the staff of FPC in 2016.  She comes to FPC with experience from the Girl Scouts in Wisconsin and Camp Greenwood. She creates and oversees programs for children, youth and young families.  

Joan Bengston - Office Manager


Joan Bengston has been with FPC since 1997. She has a variety of responsibilities affiliated with the members of the congregation including church records, publications, annual reports, volunteers, as  well as the day to day operation of the church office.

Kathy DeCormier - Financial Secretary


Kathy DeCormier joined the staff of FPC in 1999.  She oversees our daily financial operations including accounts payable/receivable, financial reports and assists with the church operating budget.

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