Staff

Rev. Dr. Robert M. Howard
pastor
rmhoward@thecentrechurch.org

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
worshipleader@thecentrechurch.org

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
admin@thecentrechurch.org

Angela Jones
Website & Social Media Manager
media@thecentrechurch.org

Richard Woods
Treasurer
randswoods@windstream.net

John Johnston
Audio Visual Technician
jjohnston@thecentrechurch.org

John Jonikin & Esther Patton
Accompanists

Barbara Turner
Nursery Care

Judy Morrow
Women of Centre
womenofcentre@thecentrechurch.org


Session of Elders

Elders 2019

Jesse Garmon
Judy Morrow
Elders 2020

Joe Mitchell
Gary Romberg
Elders 2021

Ken Belk
Rick Sorenson

Session Teams:

Moderator & Pastor – Robert Howard
Clerk of Session – Jesse Garmon
Administrative – Joe Mitchell
Care & Discipleship – Ken Belk
Finance – Jesse Garmon, Judy Morrow
Worship – Gary Romberg


Church Deacons

Deacons 2019

Bruce Crowell
Robin Knox
Mack Puckett
Russell Seay, Sr.
Deacons 2020

Amy Brotherton
Cyndie Howard
John Phelps
Jim Schmidt
Deacons 2021

Dick Calvert
Terry Boyer
Nora Walker
Charlie Weatherman

Diaconate Oversight:

Moderator – Cyndie Howard
Recorder – Amy Brotherton
Visitor Follow-up & Member Care – Nora Walker, Dick Calvert
Prayer List – John Phelps
Coffee Fellowship – John Phelps
Deacon Discretionary Fund – Amy Brotherton
Greeter & Usher Schedule – Terry Boyer
Usher Supplies – Amy Brotherton, Cyndie Howard
Building & Grounds – Robin Knox, Mack Puckett, Jim Schmidt, Charlie Weatherman
Key Box, Safety & Security – Russell Seay, Sr., Bruce Crowell