Rev. Dr. Robert M. Howard

Robert M. Howard was born in Darlington, SC and was a member of the Darlington Presbyterian Church, Darlington, SC where he heard and believed upon the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. A graduate of Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, with a Bachelors of Arts. He also attended Union Theological Seminary in Richmond, VA, with a Masters of Divinity and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Doctorate of Ministry. Robert was ordained into ministry, as a Minister of Word and Sacrament, in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on June 24, 1990 in Salem Presbytery. He was received into the Evangelical Presbyterian Church (E.P.C.) in September 2012. He is married to the former Cynthia Anne Hunt of Danville, Virginia and they are the parents of one daughter, Anne. Robert has served as Associate Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church in Statesville, NC. He has been the Pastor of Centre Presbyterian Church since August of 1994.

Becky Garmon
Worship Leader

Becky Garmon was born and raised in northern New York. As the daughter of a choral teacher, music was a large part of her youth. Whether it was playing the piano, in church, or traveling with various singing groups, music ministry has always been a passion for her. She graduated in 1995 from Southern Wesleyan University in South Carolina with a degree in Church Music and has served as the Music Director for various churches. Becky and her husband, Jesse, have been married for 23 years. They have four children ranging in age from 8 to 22 and also have a son in Heaven. As the Worship Leader, here at Centre, she enjoys being able to serve her own church family. Her focus is on encouraging corporate singing and teaching theological truths through the medium of music.

Julie Coates
Administrative Assistant

Angela Jones
Website & Social Media Manager

Richard Woods

John Johnston
Audio Visual Technician

John Jonikin & Esther Patton

Barbara Turner
Nursery Care

Judy Morrow
Women of Centre

Session of Elders

Elders 2020Elders 2021Elders 2022
Joe MitchellKen BelkKaren Crowell
Judy MorrowRick SorensonJesse Garmon

Session Teams:

Moderator & Pastor – Robert Howard
Clerk of Session – Jesse Garmon
Administration – Joe Mitchell
Care & Discipleship – Ken Belk, Amy Brotherton
Finance – Jesse Garmon, Judy Morrow
Outreach – Rick Sorenson

Church Deacons

Deacons 2020Deacons 2021Deacons 2022
Amy BrothertonDick CalvertJay Luckwaldt
Cyndie HowardTerry BoyerLou Schwartz
Jim SchmidtNora WalkerTammy Wagner
Mary Jo BelkCharlie WeathermanRick Wagner

Diaconate Oversight:

Moderator – Amy Brotherton
Recorder – Dick Calvert
Visitor Follow-up & Member Care – Nora Walker, Dick Calvert, Tammy Wagner
Prayer List – Cyndie Howard
Coffee Fellowship – Rick Wagner
Deacon Discretionary Fund – Jay Luckwaldt
Greeter & Usher Schedule – Terry Boyer
Usher Supplies – Lou Schwartz
Building & Grounds – Charlie Weatherman, Jim Schmidt, Mary Jo Belk, Cyndie Howard, Rick Wagner, Mack Puckett (Consultant)