Bruce Hedgepeth

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Pastor Bruce is serving as our Bridge Interim Pastor for the next several months.  His other position is a staff position with Young Life in Latin America/Carribean, serving as a Team Lead for Expeditions (short term mission trips.) His is an ordained PCUSA Teaching Elder and minister member of Peace River Presbytery. Bruce previously served in Pastoral rolesfor 23 plus years at South Jacksonville Presbyterian Church, Church of the Palms in Sarasota,  First Presbyterian Church in DeLand, and First Presbyterian Church in Maitland. His main areas of ministry emphasis have been preaching, worship (traditional, modern, etc.) and outreach, with a special passion for missions - in the local community, across the nation, and around the world. He loves leading short-term mission teams to Latin America, which is what he gets to do in his role with Young Life. 

Bruce received his undergraduate degree from Stetson University in DeLand Florida in 1983; earned the Masters of Divinity degree from the University of Dubuque Theological Seminary in Dubuque, Iowa in 1995; and completed a Doctor of Ministry degree in Global Ministries at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California in 2002.

He and his wife, Cindy have been married since 1982 and they have two young adult children: Will and Kate (named them long before the royals got married!) Kate is married to Brett and they have an eigth month old son name Walker, which makes Bruce a proud grandpa.  Bruce is a runner (pretty good) and a golfer (pretty bad.) He and Cindy enjoy travel and spending time with friends and family.

Office and Financial Administrator

Debbie White

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Clerk of Session

Lorraine Salzmann

Music Director

Michelle Kasanofsky

Noah's Ark Preschool Director

Lauren Di Franco


      Ms. Lauren has been a part of Noah's Ark (St. Paul's Prebyterian Child Development Center)  since July 2000.  She started by bringing her little boy Vinny to the pre-school, then she became a teacher.  Next, Lauren was Assistant Director and now she is the Preschool Director. Lauren has been with St. Paul's for 19 years and we are delighted to have her as our Director!


  August 2020  
Upcoming Events


Fellowship Breakfast at Olde World Restaurant
8:30 AM
It's back! Get together with others for a chance to chat and have a good breakfast! Please call Marion Doughty or the office so we can plan social distancing guidelines with the restaurant.


Saturday Morning Fellowship Breakfast
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Free breakfast and wonderful fellowship for all in the community!
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