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Our Officers

Our Pastors:

Alan McCall & Seth Skogen


Pastor Alan McCall received a Bacheler of Arts degree from Tennessee Temple Baptist College, a Master of Divinity from Reformed Theological Seminary, and attended graduate courses at St. Mary Seminary. He considers himself a "Reformed Catholic." He has been pastor of Providence since December of 1979. He and his wife Linda have been married for 50 years. They have three grown children and seven grandchildren.

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Pastor Seth Skogen grew up on Lookout Mountain, GA. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Wheaton College and his Master of Divinity from Erskine Theological Seminary. He was ordained into the Presbyterian Church in America in November 2018. He and his wife Lara have been married for 7 years and have five children.

Our Elders:

Ted Dravis & Emil Nassif


Ted Dravis grew up as a Christian in a Presbyterian household. He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1984 from Youngstown State University with a major in economics and a minor in accounting. Ted attended South Texas College of Law graduating with a Juris Doctorate in 1987 and has been a practicing attorney since then. Ted and his wife Kelly joined Providence Presbyterian Church in 1993. He has served as a ruling elder for over twenty years. Ted and Kelly have three children. 


Emil Nassif grew up in a Christian home. He became an elder at Providence in 2018. He and his wife have two grown children. 

 Our Deacons:

Tom Coughlin & Eric Smith 


Tom Coughlin grew up in the Roman Catholic Church. He has been a member of Providence since 2003 and became a deacon in 2006.



Eric Smith grew up in a Christian home and considers himself one of the founding-children of the DeRidder Presbyterian Church. He has been a member of Providence since 2001 and became a deacon in 2018. He is one of our Junior High Sunday School teachers and regularly worships with our incarcerated brothers in a maximum security prison. He and his wife have six children.