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Rio Rancho Presbyterian Church

1004 24th Street SE, Rio Rancho, NM 87124   (505) 892-6664    

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Church Staff

Rev. Kathryn Barlow Westmoreland, Pastor

Pastor Kathy received her BA is from Hanover College, Master of Divinity from Louisville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, and Doctor of Ministry from McCormick Theological Seminary.  She has served congregations in Illinois and Ohio, as well as serving as Chaplain/Director of Program Services for a retirement community in Ohio.

She has been our pastor since September, 2014. 

Nancy Leffler, Music Director

Nancy has a Masters in Early Childhood Multicultural Education, is a National Board-Certified Teacher specializing in early childhood education, and currently teaches Music K-5 in the Albuquerque Public Schools.  She has been the accompanist for a variety of church choirs in the Albuquerque area and in her home state of Indiana since 1982.   

She joined RRPC in 1996, directed Children’s Choir 1998-2008, and has been our Music Director since 2015.

Nathan Secrest, Accompanist

Nathan is a 2014 Rio Rancho High School graduate and was a National Merit Finalist. He is currently pursuing degree in Music Performance at UNM.  He is taking private lessons to further master organ-playing skills and he also gives private piano lessons.

Nathan became our Accompanist in 2015. 

 


Jan Webb,
Office Manager

2000-present

 
Tina Resner,
Child Care

1984-present

 
Kathy Hallquist,
Child Care

1996-present

Ministry Team

Marjorie Davison, Parish Associate, CE

Marjorie has Elementary Education degrees from the University of Kentucky and Illinois State University. She has attended Albuquerque’s Ecumenical Institute of Ministry. In 2006 she was appointed a Commissioned Elder (CE) by the Presbytery of Santa FE. An active RRPC member, Marjorie has taught Sunday School and VBS, served 16 years on Session, has participated in many small groups, and sung and played in both Chancel and Bell choirs.  Marjorie recently served two years as pastor of the Cuba, NM, Presbyterian Church.

Rev. Dr. Kay Huggins, Pastor Emerita

Rev. Dr. Kay Huggins was ordained December 11, 1977. She was the organizing Pastor of RRPC when it was chartered in 1986. In November, 2017, the RRPC congregation elected her to be Pastor Emerita. Her interests are varied, but usually involve teaching and preaching, mission and justice, and younger and older adults.  Kay has served as pastor for four congregations in Pennsylvania, New Mexico and Arizona; recently she served as an interim pastor in the Washington, DC metro and here in New Mexico.