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Rev. Dr. Robert M. Howard

Robert Howard (Large)Robert M. Howard was born in Darlington, SC and was a member of the Darlington Presbyterian Church, Darlington, SC where he heard and believed upon the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ. A graduate of Presbyterian College in Clinton, SC, with a Bachelors of Arts, Union Theological Seminary in Virginia, Richmond, VA, with a Master of Divinity, and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary with a Doctor of Ministry, Robert was ordained into ministry as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on June 24, 1990 in Salem Presbytery. He is married to the former Cynthia Anne Hunt of Danville, Virginia and they are the parents of one daughter, Anne. Robert has served as Associate Pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, Statesville, NC, and has been the Pastor of Centre Presbyterian Church since August of 1994.

Richard Woods


Richard Woods (Large)

I am a lifelong member of Centre Presbyterian Church. Through the years, I have served as an ordained Deacon and Elder, currently serving on the active Board of Deacons. I have also worked for the church as the bonded Treasurer since 1990. I am retired from my career in banking with Mooresville Savings Bank, after 36 years of service. My wife of 38 years is Suzanne Mills Woods. We have one daughter, Leahanne, and two grandsons, Joseph and Owen.






Elders 2017
  • Ken Belk
  • Tim Brotherton
Elders 2018
  • Leslie Grubb
  • Michelle Smith
Elders 2019
  • Jesse Garmon
  • Judy Morrow
Robert M. Howard - Moderator & Pastor Clerk of Session - Tim Brotherton
Deacons 2017
  • Janet Johnson
  • Ro Johnson
  • Nell Landers
  • Jerri Philemon
Deacons 2018
  • Beth Allen
  • Matt Misener
  • Dana Thompson
  • Russ Seay
Deacons 2019
  • Bruce Crowell
  • Robin Knox
  • Mack Puckett
  • Russell Seay
Robert M. Howard - Pastor Ro Johnson - Moderator