To contact the church, call 407.423.3441, and dial the extension listed next to each person's name. Church office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:00pm. To email any of our staff directly, simply click on their name.
Dr. David Swanson, Senior Pastor
The Rev. Dr. David D. Swanson is the Senior Pastor and Head of Staff at First Presbyterian Church of Orlando. Born and raised in Dallas, TX, Dr. Swanson received his Master of Divinity from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary. Prior to his arrival in Orlando, he served two pastorates: the first in Signal Mountain, TN as an Associate for both youth ministry and discipleship; the second in Ft. Myers, FL as Senior Pastor and Head of Staff. He and his wife, Leigh, have three children: John David, Alex, and Kaylee.
Email David, or call x1451.
Executive Assistant to the Senior Pastor
Pastoral & Congregational Care
Mission & Evangelism
Dr. Case Thorp
Associate Pastor of Mission & Evangelism, x1474
Evangelism Coordinator, x1412
Director of Mission,
Compassion Corner Coordinator, 407.496.9728 (direct)
Infant Child Care Center
Family Life and Discipleship
Minister of Family Life, x1183
Coordinator of Family Life and Discipleship, x1497
SHINE Children’s Ministry
Director of Children’s Ministry, x1490
Carrie Davis Williamson
Children’s Ministry Coordinator, x1482
Facilities, Special Services & Maintenance
Jack Walston, Director of Facilities & Tech, x1470
Maintenance Manager, x2301
Dr. Dan Sharp
Minister of Worship Arts, x1274
Administrative Assistant to Worship Arts, x1187
Heart of the City Foundation
For more than 30 years, Heart of the City Foundation (HOCF) has been supporting the ministries of First Presbyterian Church of Orlando, as well as other like-minded partners throughout our city and around the globe.