Cathy Force has been the Lay Ministry Coordinator since August 2008. She is the staff liaison for Evangelism & Membership, Adult Ministry (Adult Education classes and small groups) and Board of Deacons. Cathy, a retired Decatur Public Schools educator, taught K-6th grades for 33 years with the last 20 years in Kindergarten. Cathy has a B.A. from Millikin and M. of El.Ed from U of I. A member of First Presbyterian Church since 1960, Cathy wants visitors and new members to consider this church their ‘home’ and nurture their faith by using their strengths and talents.
First Presbyterian Church invites you to be part of our community. All are welcome here regardless of age, race, culture, socio-economic status, ethnicity, gender identity, or sexual orientation. As faithful followers of Christ, we strive to seek justice, spread kindness, and embrace inclusion in all walks of life.