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Our Pastor and Staff

Senior Pastor
With the recent retirement of our beloved Pastor Jim Ratliff, First Cumberland Presbyterian Church is currently seeking a full time pastor.

Paul Earheart-Brown, Associate Pastor
Paul is a graduate of Maryville College in Maryville, Tennessee and received his MDiv from Memphis Theological Seminary.

Jan Culbreath, Pianist

Jan taught kindergarten at St. Louis Catholic School in Memphis for 30 years and, by the grace of God, continues teaching her gift of piano to this day. 

Kelly Shepherd, Organist
Kelly was tutored by Jan Culbreath and is a former organist for Colonial Cumberland Presbyterian Church.  Kelly teaches piano and is married to Kelly Shepherd and has three beautiful girls: Anna, Alli and Sarah.

Jessica Payne, Nursery Attendant
Jessica received her Bachelor and Masters degrees from The University of Memphis.