Pastor Courtney directs worship and pastoral care ministries, including preaching, teaching, and visitation at First Pres. A graduate of Wheaton College and Princeton Theological Seminary, Courtney serves the church with great joy. She began her tenure at First Pres in January of 2011. Prior to her time at First Pres, she worked in pastoral ministry in Burbank, California and Lawrenceville, New Jersey. She also served as a hospital chaplain in Summit, New Jersey and a hospice chaplain in Nashville, Tennessee. Pastor Courtney is married to Daryl, who is currently studying for his PhD in theology. Together they have a son, Lincoln, born in September of 2012.