Meet Our Pastor Nominating Committee

Sally Morrison (chair) - I grew up in this church from 5th grade through high school. I was married in this church in 1972 and returned after 24 years. I was married for 42 years to Jim Morrison before he passed away in 2014. We have two sons, Bo (married to Natasha) and Will (married to Melinda) and five grandsons. I am retired from Healthstar Orthopedics and Podiatry. I am an active member of the Catherine Miller Sunday School Class where I teach once a month. I am also a current member of the Session and Chairman of Congregational Care Committee. I am also a greeter and take food to our shut-ins. I look forward to serving on this committee and pray for God's guidance.

Bill Hale - Retired from Performance Food Service Hale. I am married to Barbara and we have two sons, Will who is married to Christian Habegger and Ben who is married to Naomi Krug. Our granddaughter, Hollis, just turned one. I am a lifelong member of FPC and am currently serving on the Session. I have most recently served on the Worship Committee and am now on the Finance Committee. I look forward to working on the PNC and ask for your continuing prayers as we move forward.

Sharon McAnear - My husband Paul and I and our two children, Erin and Matt, moved to Morristown in 2000. We joined FPC soon after and became involved in the life of our church. I have served as an Elder, Sunday School teacher, and choir member. I am on the faculty of Carson-Newman University. Thank you for this opportunity to serve on the PNC.

John Simpson - I am a Communications Technician for a fortune 500 company. I am married to Kelley and we have a cat named Rusty. We enjoy time with our family and friends on the Lake and at the beach. I have served and chaired on the Worship Committee and Buildings & Grounds Committee. I currently enjoy serving on the Buildings and Grounds Committee and as an Usher. I have been a member of First Presbyterian Church for approximately 38 years. I am honored to be on the Pastoral Nominating Committee and looking forward to our new and exciting future at FPC.

Terri TilsonI am an Art Teacher at All Saints' Episcopal School. I am married to David Tilson and joined First Presbyterian Church of Morristown in 2000. In the past, I have facilitated some strategic planning activities at the church such as developing the FPC vision and mission and conducting listening sessions. I served previously one term on the Session and was a member of the Evangelism Committee and the Congregational Care Committee. Presently, David and I serve as ushers when needed, and currently, I serve as the Clerk of Session.

First Presbyterian Church

600 West Main Street

Morristown, TN  37814


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