Pastor & Leaders


Rev. Tyler Bayless, Pastor

Pastor Tyler is honored to serve at First Presbyterian and be a part of the community of Toronto. He was called to be our Pastor in October of 2015. He has an undergraduate degree from Youngstown State University and a Masters of Divinity from Pittsburgh Theological Seminary. In addition to serving the church, he also serves on the Board of Director's for Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and Beaver Creek Church Camp. Prior to being called to First Presbyterian, he served churches in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania and Wellsville, Ohio. Pastor Tyler resides in Toronto with his wife, Molly, and their daughter, Ava. 


Virginia Popson, Financial Secretary


Deborah Close, Administrative Assistant


Ben Beswick, Clerk of Session


Session Members

Class of 2017                  Class of 2018                 Class of 2019

George Komar                   Paul Barnes                       Dolores Boggs

Julie Rock                            Shirley Clegg                     Connie Crawford

Penny Wolter                    Robert Owen                     David Savastone




Class of 2017                  Class of 2018                 Class of 2019

Cindy Fisher                       Joann Barnes                     Bill Beswick

Mary Ann Stovarsky       Roger Lewis                        Terry Cattrell

Paige Wilson                      Ed Weidger                         Bonnie Wilson


Dolores Boggs, Director of Music


Karen Shell, Rehearsal Accompanist