Pastors and Staff


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Rev. Dr. Larry Hayward, Pastor
Larry became the sixth Pastor at Westminster Presbyterian Church in October 2004. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, he is a graduate of the University of Arkansas and holds a Master of Divinity from Union Theological Seminary in New York and a Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Before coming to Westminster, Larry served churches in Texas and Iowa. [Read more...]
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Rev. Patrick Hunnicutt, Associate Pastor for Mission & Pastoral Care
Patrick joined Westminster in 2005 and served for eleven years as the Associate Pastor for Youth and Families. He received his Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago and has a Bachelor of Arts in public policy from Duke University, where he was the Blue Devil mascot. [Read more...]
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Rev. Casey FitzGerald, Associate Pastor for Christian Formation
Casey joined Westminster's staff in November 2006 as Director of Young Adults and Singles Ministries. In January 2008, she was installed as Associate Pastor. A native of New Rochelle, New York, she holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Colgate University, a Master of Divinity from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Master Certification in Biblical Storytelling through the Academy for Biblical Storytelling. [Read more...]
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Rev. Whitney Fauntleroy, Associate Pastor for Youth & Young Adults
Whitney is a native of the triangle area of North Carolina, having lived or worked in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. She holds Bachelors of Arts in Philosophy and Religion from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Youth and Young Adult Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary. [Read more...]


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Dr. Paul Stetsenko, Director of Music Ministries
Dr. Paul Stetsenko joined Westminster’s ministry team as Director of Music Ministries in August 2003. Paul has studied at The Rheingold M. Glière Music College (Kiev, Ukraine), Kiev Conservatory, and the Juilliard School. [Read more...]
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Eileen Jinks, Pastoral Care Coordinator
Eileen Jinks joined the staff of Westminster in August 2008 and on November 1 assumed the position of Pastoral Care Coordinator. Her 30 hours per week are focused on visiting members who are homebound or living in continuing care communities and coordinating the pastoral care program. [Read more...]
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Amey Upton, Director of Adult Education
Amey has been a member of Westminster since 1985; she joined the staff in January 2015. Amey graduated from St. Lawrence University in upstate New York with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology & Sociology, and from Wesley Theological Seminary with a Master of Divinity in 2010. She worked in the non-profit arena for many years, including at the American Association of Homes for the Aging (AAHA) and the National Society for Autistic Children (NSAC). She also taught at the Westminster Weekday Preschool for many years. [Read more...]
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Nancy Hall Berens, Director of Congregational Life, Singles Ministries, and Women's Ministries
Nancy has been a member of Westminster since 1989. She is an elder who has served on the Session of Westminster and has been a regular commissioner to National Capital Presbytery. Nancy is also a professional educator who taught French at St. Stephen's & St. Agnes School in Alexandria for 13 years. [Read more...]
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Patty Chamberlain, Director of Children's Ministry and Seniors' Activities
Patty joined Westminster in 1996, and was also a member from 1990-1992. Patty served on the Session, and was the chair of the New Member and Congregational Life Committees. Patty is a teacher at the Westminster Weekday Preschool and the former president of the PTSA at TC Williams High School. [Read more...]
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Molly Roden, Interim Director of Children's Music
Molly Roden has been involved with the Children's choirs at Westminster since 1990. A lifelong Presbyterian, she was ordained an elder in Dallas. She majored in Voice at Austin College, and earned a Masters in Library Science from the University of North Texas. [Read more...]
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Art Sauer, Member Involvement Coordinator
Art has been a member of Westminster since 1990. He has served as a Deacon and Elder and as a member of several standing committees. He is a retired federal employee who served as Deputy Director of the Budget Committee for the U.S. House of Representatives and as a budget analyst in several federal agencies. [Read more...]