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westminster presbyterian church

Faith. Family. Fun.

At Westminster we have opportunities for all ages to grow their faith, find community, and to have fun! 

Our Sunday morning worship at 10:30 am on Sunday mornings is a warm and welcoming service. This traditional service focuses on helping people  connect with God in a way that goes beyond Sunday mornings. We want both regular and new attendees to recognize that it is not our building found at 801 Jackson Street SE that is the church, but that we, as the people of God, are the church! We hope that they will be inspired and equipped to go and be God's people in their families, neighborhoods, jobs, schools, and communities.  

We would love to help you find your place at Westminster, please contact us with any questions!

 

Get in touch

We at Westminster want to hear from you.  If you have questions or concerns you need addressed, you may call us (256-353-0278) or make an inquiry through the this form.



Staff

 
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Pastor

Rev. Shannon D. Jordan

The Reverend Shannon Jordan came to Westminster in May, 2018. She received her Masters of Divinity at Wesley Theological Seminary in 2011. Shannon comes to Westminster from Vienna Presbyterian Church (PCUSA) in Virginia. She served the 2,700-member congregation as Director of Adult Ministries for seven years. She has extensive experience with teaching, training, congregational care, Stephen Ministries, young adult programs, interdenominational Bible study, and Next Generation ministries.

Shannon is passionate about helping connect people to God through her preaching, teaching, and her blog, www.cameraprayers.com. She is very creative and enjoys hiking and photography. Shannon and her husband, John, met as students at Vanderbilt University and have been married since 1989. They have two young adult children, Stephen and Anna.


 

DIRECTOR OF MUSIC

Ron Simmons

Ron Simmons has been the Director of Music since 2007. Ron is a native Alabamian, originally from Gadsden. He studied music from the age of seven and he is a graduate of Birmingham-Southern College. Ron was the owner-operator of Southeastern Managed Care until his retirement in 2009. He has been involved in church music for over 60 years, starting out at Union Hill Methodist Church, where he was raised. Prior to his service at Westminster, he served as Music Director at First Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Gadsden and Huntsville as well as at Trinity United Methodist Church in Huntsville. He was married to the late Rev. Katherine Elise Moss, who served as Associate Pastor at Trinity until her death in 2005. Ron has been active in the theatre community in Huntsville, and has served as Music Director for Theatre Huntsville Productions as well as productions for Renaissance Theatre. He is a 5-time Wings Award Winner.

 

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Building Manager and Bookkeeper

David Nebrig

David Nebrig is Westminster’s Building Manager and Bookkeeper. At Westminster his entire life, he graduated from Decatur High School and then Auburn University, with postgraduate studies at Auburn and UAB. After over 20 years in the public sector he joined the staff at Westminster to do an audit and never left! After a lifetime at Westminster, as well as working as Comptroller for the North Alabama Presbytery and Camp Maranatha, David is a wealth of knowledge for Westminster history and how things are done! His hobbies include walking and woodworking.


What is the PC(USA)?

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is distinctly a confessional and a connectional church, distinguished by the representation of elders in its government. The church has a membership of 1.7 million in all 50 states and Puerto Rico with nearly 10 thousand congregations and worshiping communities.

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