Dr. G. Timothy 

Senior Pastor

Tim and his wife Stephanie Womack reside in Vero Beach, Florida. The past twenty years, Dr. Womack has served as Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach. Tim is a graduate of Columbia Theological Seminary (M. Div.) and Chandler School of Theology, Emory University (D. Min.).  Both Tim and Stephanie received their undergraduate degrees from Eckerd College (formerly Florida Presbyterian College) in St. Petersburg.  

The Womacks' have served congregations along the east coast of Florida and have enjoyed their ministries with Trinity Presbyterian Church (Palm Coast, FL), Fort Caroline Presbyterian Church (Jacksonville, FL), and First Presbyterian Church (Vero Beach).  They have two children,  Savannah and Jonathan.

Tim and Stephanie actively support the ministries of Habitat for Humanity and the Children’s Home Society. 

The Womack family enjoys the outdoors (fishing, sailing, and the beach).  They also are avid golfers.

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Rev. C. Michael York

Associate Pastor

Reverend C. Michael York is the Associate Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in Vero Beach, Florida. He and his wife Erin have five children at home ages 1 to 17. Michael has been on staff at First Presbyterian since March of 2015. Prior to joining our staff Michael served as a solo Pastor in South Carolina and as an Associate for Youth and Family Ministries in the Greater Atlanta area. Michael received his Master of Divinity from Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, GA and a Bachelor of Science in Music Education from Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC. He is currently working on his Doctorate of Ministry at Columbia Theological Seminary in the area of Gospel, Culture, and the Transformation of the Church. When he is not chasing children, reading a book, or leading a program at the church you can find him on his bike, out for a walk, or cheering on the Georgia Bulldogs. 

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Jacob Craig

Director of Music & Arts

As Director of Music and Arts, Jacob is responsible for conducting, leading, and overseeing all worship, music, and arts programs. These include the Chancel Choir, Handbell Choir, Youth String Orchestra, PRIMO School of Performing Arts, Galleries at First Pres, Concert Series, and Special Services.

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Jacob Strang

Youth Director

Jacob is in his 2nd year at First Presbyterian as the Youth Director, leading grades 6th - 12th in their faith development. He uses teachings of faith, based in scripture and personal experience, to relate to our youth. Through prayer, social activities fellowship games and mission trips, he encourages them to be faithful disciples and followers of Jesus Christ.

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Carie Robbins

Children's Ministry Director

Applying Bible lessons to everyday life for our youngest among us is one of the best parts of Carie. She loves the opportunity to interact with the families and children through Sunday School, Quest Kids Club, Vacation Bible School and Family Fun Nights.


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Dr. Sam Rutland

Theologian in Residence


Ginny Bauer

Senior Administrative Assistant

Ginny Bauer is the Senior Administrative Assistant to the Pastors.  She has been on staff for 10+ years and enjoys working with the staff and all the members of First Presbyterian Church.

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Robyn Thompson

Membership and Communication Coordinator

Robyn thoroughly enjoys the variety of responsibilities that come with her position at First Pres.  From publicity, to social & multi-media, to membership to database management, there is always something fun and creative of which she is a part.  As a long-time member of FPC, it’s a privilege for her to serve her church home in so many ways. 

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Shirley Douglas

Financial Administrator

Shirley Douglas is the Financial Administrator for the church.  She has been on staff 7+ years 
and enjoys her job immensely.  She works with a great group of people, staff and members, 
and regularly gets to help people too.



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Dr. Fred Foy Strang

Minister of Congregational Care

Missionary, pastor, teacher, scholar, writer, speaker--Fred Foy Strang loves people and  sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. Fred Foy is excited to be part of the FPCVB staff as Minister of Congregational Care.

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Lorie Rudolph

Preschool Director

Lorie Rudolph is the Director of First Presbyterian Preschool. As an experienced educator in early and elementary education she brings innovative curriculum and instructional tools to benefit our children in a Christian environment.

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