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Rev. Buzzy Elder

First Presbyterian Church of Frostproof PastorRev. Buzzy Elder was born in Rome, Georgia and was raised in Rock Hill, S.C.  He received a BS degree in mathematics after attending University of South Carolina and Winthrop University in 1974.  He has an MDiv from Erskine Theological Seminary, graduating in 2004.  He also has a ThM degree from Erskine in 2009, a ThD from Newburgh Theological Seminary in 2011, and in 2015 recevied a DMin from Erskine.  His first pastorate was at Hopewell ARP church in Blackstock, where he served as student supply pastor from 2002-2004, and after graduation, senior pastor between 2004 and 2009.  He has been the pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Frostproof since February, 2009.

He enjoys sports of all kinds, research, and teaching.  Previously, he was in the swimming pool business working for his family from 1977 until 2004.  He has been married to Mary Sullivan Elder since May, 1972.  She has just retired in 2015.  They have two adult children, Michael Lee and Kathryn Casey, both of whom are married.  Mike is married to Barrett McDow and Casey is married to Travis Fincher.  Buzzy and Libby also have 5 grandchildren; Justin, Andy, Jackson, Anna Quinn, and Sully.  They welcomed great-grandson, Howard "Howie" Andrew Elder, on January 11, 2016.

Karen Calvin

First Presbyterian Church of Frostproof SecretarySecretary/Treasurer

Karen Calvin has been the secretary at 1st Pres since 1995, taking on the additional treasurer duties in January 2015.  Karen and her husband, Steve, live in Babson Park, and have one son, Zack.

Phillip Stegman

phillipstegmanYouth Leader

Phillip Stegman is a student at Warner University and has been leading our Youth since August 2015.

Ashley Payton

First Presbyterian Church of Frostproof  Nursery LeaderNursery Leader 

Laura Beaston


First Presbyterian Church Pianist

Service Times

Sunday 8:30-9:30AM Early Service

Praise & Worship
9:30-9:45AM Continental Breakfast
9:45-10:45AM Sunday School

Traditional Morning Worship

Children’s Church
5:00-6:00PM Bible Study with the Pastor

9:30–10:30AM (Repeat) Bible Study with the Pastor 

1st Pres Events

Tue Dec 12 @12:10PM - 12:35PM
Community Prayer Meeting
Tue Jan 09 @12:10PM - 12:35PM
Community Prayer Meeting

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