The Rev. Janice Catron
Reverend Janice Catron has been the pastor for John Knox since 2004. Prior to this position, she served on the national staff of the PC(USA) in various departments related to curriculum development for adults, book publication, and Presbyterian Women. Married to Gordon Berg, Janice is the author of God's Vision, Our Calling and the award-winning Bible study, Job: Faith Remains When Understanding Fails.
The Rev. Dr. Rebecca Whitaker
The Reverend Dr. Rebecca Whitaker returned to Highland Presbyterian Church, El Paso, TX, as solo Pastor in May 2007. She began her ministry at Highland in 1991 and served for 7 years, before moving to Waco. In October 2012 Rebecca was named Pastor Emerita. She continues to serve the congregation and bring faith, intelligence, excitement, and enthusiasm to the life of Highland.
Mary Marcotte is a Certified Christian Educator who serves New Covenant Presbytery as Associate General Presbyter where she resources all areas of congregational vitality. Mary frequently leads workshops for Presbyterian Women circles and Bible moderators and one of her greatest joys is opening texts in fresh ways so that learners of all ages may deepen their understanding of scripture and hear Godís enduring word in fresh ways. Mary and her husband of 41 years live in a loft in downtown Houston. Mary is an avid reader and an enthusiastic traveler. She is the proud mom of two adult children who had formative faith experiences at Mo Ranch and eagerly awaits the time when she can introduce her one year old grandson who lives in England to the beauty and joy of Mo.
Cathy has been playing guitar since age 12 and has lead music in a variety of settings both formal in church and informal in the woods. She feels singing together is a special form of prayer. Cathyís a cradle Presbyterian, involved with PW, a ruling elder, and presently the Clerk of Session at FPC Belton, TX where they celebrated its 150th Anniversary last year. She also sings alto in a small yet mighty choir. In off time Cathy enjoys birding, reading books to develop her faith, yoga, evening walks with her husband Doug and feeding a variety of wildlife critters that make their way to their property.
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