LoisLois Hildenbrand, Interim Pastor

Interim Pastor, Lois Hildenbrand, is a former nurse. She worked in administration at the University of Alaska Fairbanks Health Center for 10 years. Lois heard God’s call to pastoral ministry and completed Commissioned Lay Pastor training. Lois served at University Community Presbyterian Church in Fairbanks, Alaska, Atqasuk Chapel, a small Alaska Native congregation on the North Slope of Alaska, New Hope Methodist-Presbyterian Church in North Pole, AK and at First Presbyterian Church in Anchorage, AK. Lois and her husband, Bert Lanstra, moved to the Valley in September 2010. They have four adult children and four grandchildren. In addition to her love of providing pastoral care, Lois enjoys gardening, knitting and riding her motorcycle.

 

 

Mark Ramsey, Director of Music Ministries
Mark

Mark earned the Doctor of Musical Arts degree at Arizona State University in 1990, and he joined the FPC Staff in 1994.  He was a 2004 Co-Recipient of the National Religious Music Week Alliance Award of Distinction, and he has participated as an organist, recitalist, and co-conductor at the Salzburg Church Music Festival in Salzburg, Austria, the Italian Polychoral Arts Festival in Venice, Italy, and Disneyland's Magic Music Days.  He is married and has two children and enjoys bicycling, computing, and working with the FPC staff and community in expanding God's kingdom.

  

Jasmine

 

Jasmine Couillard, Director of Christian Education

Jasmine is a child of God, wife to John Couillard, and homeschooling mom to Ethan, Eliana, and Evangelina. Jasmine enjoys reading, all kinds of foods/restaurants, and camping.  She first attended FPC in 1992 as a Jr. High student, and since 2011 she has been working as the Christian Education Director. The people, programs, and spirit at FPC make the 30-minute one-way commute worth it!

 

   

Linda

 

Linda Reeves, Office Manager

Linda began working part-time at FPC in 2000 and became Office Manager in January of 2005.  Keeping up with a very busy office and staff keeps her on her toes.  Linda enjoys reading, spending time with family and friends, and Tuesday wine tasting at D’Vine!  She is married to Dan and has two adult sons, Kevin and Jason.