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  • Dee Dee CarsonDee Dee CarsonPastor

    Pastor Dee Dee Carson arrived at First Presbyterian in May of 2020. Prior to FPC, Dee Dee served as the Associate Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Waco, Texas for nearly nine years.

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  • Jacqui HortonJacqui HortonChristian Ed. Director

    Jacqui Horton is a Virginia Beach native who graduated from First Colonial High School, attended Old Dominion University, then traveled to Greensboro, N.C. to achieve her BA in Religion from Greensboro College.

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  • Lyndsey McCallLyndsey McCall-GilliamMinister to Youth and Their Families

    The Rev. Lyndsey McCall received her bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in Applied Ministries from St. Andrews Presbyterian College in 2007. In the fall of 2007 she began her studies at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Richmond, VA and earned her Master of Divinity in 2011.

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  • Randy-DuVallRandy DuVallDirector of Missions

    Randy grew up in Norfolk, Virginia. He graduated from The College of William & Mary in 1975 and the University of Richmond Law School in 1977. Randy was a trial lawyer in private practice in Tidewater from 1979 until June 2011 when he retired from active practice. He is a Commissioned Pastor in the Presbyterian Church (USA) and has served as Director of Missions since April 2014.

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  • David KunkelDavid KunkelMusic Director

    David Kunkel joined the staff as organist at First Presbyterian in 1981 following a career as a Navy Bandmaster. In 1987 he was appointed Music Director. During his tenure the church has begun a graded choir system for children, purchased and begun a handbell program, begun an active concert series and replaced the aging Sanctuary organ with a 70 rank Reuter instrument in 2005. He also served as Church Administrator from 1989 to 2002.

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  • Kimberly NickersonKimberly NickersonASST. Music Director

    Kimberly Nickerson has been with First Presbyterian Church of Virginia Beach for over 15 years. She began singing in church as a little girl and has loved worship ever since. She has a Bachelor of Science in vocal performance music from Western Washington University with a conducting emphasis. She has performed with the Virginia Opera, the Virginia Beach Symphony Orchestra Symphonicity, The Virginia Chorale and Virginia Musical Theatre.

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  • Belinda Valet

    Belinda ValetChildren’s Music Director

    Belinda has served at several churches as an organist and choir director since 1972 and has been directing handbells since 1989. In 1996 she became Director of Handbells at First Presbyterian Church and Director of Children’s Choirs in 1999.

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  • Antoinette-AnglinAntoinette Anglin

    Antoinette received early musical training from her mother. Formal lessons began at age four (piano) and eleven (organ). She has held various church positions since the age of twelve, when she became Assistant Organist at Winfield Methodist Church in Little Rock, AR. Antoinette holds the DMA in Organ Performance from the University of North Texas, where she was a Teaching Fellow.

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