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Scott White



Scott was born in Iowa, spent years there and in West Virginia, Louisiana, and Georgia. He comes to us after an eleven year pastorate in Michigan.




Ashley Hampton
Director Of Youth and Family Ministries

I am a native Oklahoman, graduated from Ada High School and then went on to get a B.A. from Oklahoma Baptist University. After spending several years overseas as a missionary, she earned a M.A. in Theology from Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary in San Francisco, CA. She and her husband Adam served in a local church in Honolulu, HI for several years before coming back to Ada. They have two children, Kale (3 years old) and Knox (1 year old).


Johnna Compton
Choir Director
I grew up in Ada, OK, and I have attended the First Presbyterian Church for 34 years. I graduated from Ada High School in 1997. I have an instrumental music education degree from East Central University and a master’s degree in education with a concentration in library science. I currently live in Roff, OK with my son Sullivan! I teach English and music at Roff Public schools, and my son will start school next fall.



Karah Marie Thompson

I was born on December 19, 1974, five days later, I was baptized during Christmas Eve services. I have been an active member ever since. I attended Ada Schools and studied Music and Biology at ECU. I have a son, Karsten (16), and have worked for the First Presbyterian Church since 2006.



Pattie Rauch
Administrative Assistant

PattieI was born in Arkansas ,but was raised in West Texas. I have lived in many locations around Oklahoma, and Texas. I met and married my husband, Craig, while living in the Dallas area. I have two sons, Justin and “Will” Marshall. Two of my grand children , Ashton and Shawn rounds out my family. I became the Administrative Assistant in May of 2013. So being new to the job, I am still in the learning faze. My husband was from the Ada area, so we moved “home” about 9 years ago. While in the Dallas area I worked for the Ford Company, also for a large electric company and a children’s day care out of my home.


Tom Hampton

Screen Shot 2014-04-12 at 4.10.50 PMI was born in Tucson, AZ, and raised in Gallup, NM. I lived and worked there as an auto mechanic until thirty-three years old. In 1977, He moved to Houston where he married Mary Hughes. Mary and I have been married since 1979. I attended the University of Houston graduating with an accounting degree. I have one son, Adam who is married to Ashley. They have two sons, Kale and Knox. I am a retired business man since 2008. I have since revived an old hobby as a lapidary and silversmith. Shown at my workbench.


Linda Priest
Nursery Attendant

Bonita Blackburn
I’m retiring from East Central on June 29th after 22 years. I’ll continue my private piano lesson studio.