Staff

Chris Willett

Senior Pastor

     Chris is an ordained minister of the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). Before moving to Crystal Springs to become the Senior Pastor in October of 2020, he held the offices of Pastoral Intern and Assistant Pastor at Pinewood Presbyterian Church in Middleburg, Florida for 5 years. He then served as the Senior/Solo Pastor of Columbia Presbyterian Church in Columbia, Mississippi for 3 years.
     Chris served in the U.S. Air Force as a Weather Forecaster and earned a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Humanities, Communication, and Business Management) from New York Institute of Technology and obtained his Master’s of Divinity at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando. In 2000 he married his wife Jennifer and they have one daughter, Lindsay.
     When he is not studying for and writing sermons, planning ministries, or working around the church and home, he enjoys watching shows with his wife, playing board games and video games with his daughter, reading (fiction, comics, and non-fiction), all things Star Wars, and being a Stormtrooper.
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Wesley Presnall

Director of Youth Ministries

Wesley joined us on staff on June 1, 2020. He is a native of Meridian, MS and is a member of Northpointe Presbyterian Church in Meridian. He earned a B.S. in Chemical Engineering at Mississippi State University, with an emphasis in biochemical processess. While at MSU Wesley participated actively in RUF and served as a part of its ministry team for one year. He is in the M.Div. program at Reformed Theological Seminary. He is engaged to Aren Worrell. They plan to marry in the summer of 2021.

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Brenda Young

Office Manager

Brenda Young became our Office Manager in March 2019. She graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a degree in Business Administration. Prior to coming to First Presbyterian Church, she worked in the payroll administration field. Brenda and her husband, David reside in the Harmony community. They have one child, Corey. She enjoys reading, traveling and spending time with family.

Janie Taylor

Accompanist

Janie Taylor was raised in Crystal Springs, Mississippi. She received her B.M.Ed from Mississippi College in 1980 and married Robbie Taylor from Gallman, Mississippi that same year. Since that time, she has worked as a secretary/Administrative Assistant and served as pianist and organist at various churches. She enjoys reading, walking and spending time with her family.