Leadership

Pastor:
The Rev. Dr. Cheryl Bourne
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Pastor Cheryl was born and raised in Santa Barbara, CA.  She received her Bachelors of Arts in Religious Studies at UCSB in 1995.  She then moved to Richmond, VA where she attended Union Theological Seminary (now known as Union Presbyterian Seminary) where she graduated in 1998 with a Masters of Divinity.  During that time she also met and married her husband, Andy.  They moved to Hawaii where Andy was stationed in the military and Cheryl served as Youth Director and Children's Ministry Director for Mililani Presbyterian Church in Mililani, HI.  In 2000, Cheryl was called to Prineville, OR to serve as pastor of Prineville Presbyterian Church.  She served there for 12 & 1/2 years until she was called here to Northwood.  During her time in Oregon, Cheryl and Andy had two boys, Clay & Wade, and adopted a girl from India, Meha.  She also received her Doctor of Ministry Degree from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in May, 2011.  Her doctoral focus was mission and evangelism.  In February 2017, she completed a two year training in Spiritual Direction.  Pastor Cheryl began serving here at Northwood Presbyterian Church on February 1, 2013.


Secretary:
Evelyn Wise
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Evelyn has served as secretary of Northwood Presbyterian Church since April 5, 2012.  She also worked as secretary of Northwood for about a year in 2000.  Evelyn grew up in New Boston, TX and has lived in Bowie County her entire life.  She enjoys reading, walking, and spending time with her adult daughter, LaTrisha, and her Yorkie, Bernie.  If you call the church or stop by the office during the week, you will most likely be greeted by Evelyn's cheerful smile.







Choir Director:
Ruth Jones

Organist/Pianist:
Denise Goodwin

Treasurer:
Patti Finley

Clerk of Session:
Barb Weems

Elders:
Charlie Moulton (2017)
Doug Norton (2017)
Rex Duncan (2018)
Ray Whitt (2018)
Barb Weems (2019)
Christina Walker (2019)
Denise Goodwin (2019)

Deacons:
Jimmy Finley (2017)
Jerry Scott (2017)
Mary Ann Norton (2018)
Mary Thompson (2018)
Brucene Rehkopf (2018)
Everett Thompson (2019)
Pam Scott (2019)