Senior Pastor

peter first presbyterian church lynchburg virginia pastor
At FPCLY since: April 2016
  • Bachelor of Science (Business Administration- Marketing) at Montreat College, Montreat, NC, 2003
  • Masters of Divinity at Union Theological Seminary and Presbyterian School of Christian Education, Richmond, VA, 2009
  • Doctor of Ministry at Columbia Theological Seminary, Decatur, GA, Completed, May 2021
  • Barrett (spouse), Ella Grace (10), Luke (9), Noah (8), Tanner (1), and furry kids Auggie, Griffey, and Minnie
Favorite Scripture:
  • "The Lord is my rock..." - Psalm 18:2
  • “Fight the Fight, Run the Race, Keep the Faith” - 2 Timothy 4:7

Hobbies/ Interests: Family Time (parks/playground/pool), FOOD--eating and cooking, Tennis, Golf, Baseball/Softball, photography, yardwork/household projects, wood working, serving others


Why FPCLY?: 9 words: “Celebrating God’s Grace, Inspiring the next generation for Christ.”  What is possibly better than that each and every day?


Did You Know? I am a 5th generation pastor!

Our Mission

Celebrating God’s grace, Inspiring the next generation for Christ… each and every day!!!

Contact Us

1215 V.E.S. Road, Lynchburg, VA 24503

Phone: (434) 384-6231


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