Rev. Robert Thomas Quiring started as Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church in July 2017. As Senior Pastor, he is the head of staff and worship leader, as well as the moderator of the Session.
Robert grew up in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. He graduated from Austin College in Sherman, Texas in 2006 and received his Master of Divinity degree from Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary in 2010. During seminary, he served as a Young Adult Volunteer for the PC(USA) in Nairobi, Kenya.
Robert previously served for seven years as an Associate Pastor at Knox Presbyterian Church in Naperville, Illinois. While in Naperville, Robert met his future wife, Catherine, who is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Pensacola native. They have two amazing children, Emma and Brian.
Robert enjoys spending time with his family, playing guitar, reading and sharing his love of Jesus and people.