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Meet Our Staff


Interim Pastor

Will Ritter

Rev. Will Ritter and his bride Kari reside in Jerome with their three sons (Ryan, Nathan, Andrew), and daughter (Kelly).  Will is the Pastor of Renew, FPCJ's church plant located only two blocks away where he trains and equips others to love God and love their neighbors.  Will and Kari have a passion to see Christians partner to advance the Kingdom of God throughout the Magic Valley and beyond.  

Will graduated from Boise State with a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice and completed his graduate degree at Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary with a Masters in Religion and Biblical Studies.  This diversity of education and experience gives Will his trademark brag that he is bilingual and can speak both Baptist and Presbyterian.  Will is ordained through the Covenant Order of Evangelical Presbyterians (ECO).  

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Church Elders

Larry Greenwalt
Wilson Gray
John Varadi
Valerie Varadi
Josh Kern
Marilee Allison
Jennie Gibson

Joyce Flick

 Church Guard Dog
Kizzy Flick


Certified Lay Pastor

Linda Gray

Joining JFPC in 1997, Linda has served over twelve years as a deacon and elder. In 2010 she was elected to serve a term on ECO’s national Synod Executive Council which had just been created with the formation of the new ECO denomination. She has also served for many years as a member of the Ministry Partnership Team of the Presbytery of the West. In January 2020 she was commissioned as a Certified Lay Pastor 1 following a year of intense instruction under ECO’s newly formed leadership competency training and as such is qualified to administer the sacraments of baptism and communion under the authorization of JPFC’s pastor and session. She is happily married to Wilson Gray and is the proud mother of two daughters and three grandchildren.

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Church Deacons

Cinda Morgan
Cristina Robinson 
Marcia Chojnacky
Muriel Osterloh
Irene Gibson
Michelle Lythgoe

Organist Pianist Choir Director
Helen Iverson Metzger

Audio/Visual Tech
David Staffen

Dorothy Kern

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