Pastor/Head of Staff
Rev. Paul E. Gilmore
Rev. Gilmore attended McCormick Seminary in Chicago intending to pursue a career in teaching religion/peace studies but found his calling in pastoral work and guiding a congregation. He completed his Masters of Divinity at Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and has served congregations in Plano, Texas, State College Pennsylvania and Lincoln Illinois.
In addition to being a full time Pastor/Head of Staff, Rev. Gilmore has worked as an editor for the “Church and Society Magazine” and been Chair of the Peacemaking Advisory Committee for The Peacemaking Program of the Presbyterian Church USA. Contact: 203.966.0002 (ext.14) Paul@fpcnc.org
Rev. Katherine A. Stanford
when she experienced God’s call to ordained ministry after serving in many roles at her home church, Rye Presbyterian, including as Moderator of the Board of Deacons, Stephen Ministry Leader, and Christian Ed committee member. She graduated from the Yale Divinity School in 2008 and then completed a year of chaplaincy work at Greenwich Hospital, working in the NICU, pediatrics, and oncology units. Katherine most recently served the Presbyterian Church of Mt. Kisco, NY, as their Director of Youth Ministries, working with their 6th through 12th graders. Prior to that she spent two years as a Seminary Associate working with the youth groups, leading worship, teaching, and preaching at the Bedford Presbyterian Church. Contact: 203.966.0002 (ext.15) Katherine@fpcnc.org
Dr. Sean P. McCarthy
Contact: 203.966.0002 (ext.13) Sean@fpcnc.or
Cherub Choir Director
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Minister for Children and Families
Rev. Kathryn Kibbie Laird
Kathryn Kibbie Laird, Reverend Kibbie, earned her master of divinity degree in 1997 from Yale Divinity School. In 1998, she began her service here at First Presbyterian Church of New Canaan as Interim Director of Youth Ministries for two years. From 2000-2006, Rev. Kibbie served as Associate Minister at The Presbyterian Church in Pleasantville, NY, and most recently, she served as an Associate Minister for Children, youth and families at First Presbyterian Church of Greenwich. Rev. Kibbie lives in New Canaan with her husband Jim and two children, Avery and John. Click here to learn more about or register for Church School. Contact: 203.966.0002 (ext.18) Kibbie@fpcnc.org
Contact: 203.966.0002 (ext.11) Chuck@fpcnc.org
Tina St. Armand
Tina began working part time at FPC in September 1988. Her hours and job description changed according to her children's school schedule; she now works full-time. Married to Art (for over 30 years), together they have two children: Artie (a special needs young adult) and Valerie, a Nursery School teacher at the First Presbyterian Nursery School.
Contact: 203.966.0002 (ext.10) Tina@fpcnc.org