Pastor Rebecca (Becca) Lawson Putman

becca.putman@wpcgainesville.org

Pastor Rebecca (Becca) Lawson Putman

Pastor Becca grew up in rural northwestern New Jersey. She started attending a Presbyterian Church when she was 5 years old and has loved God and church ever since. She went to college at Ursinus College, where she majored in German and minored in Spanish. Once she graduated, she moved to Texas and earned her MA in Linguistics and a graduate academic certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from the University of North Texas. She also taught free English as a Second Language classes at the community center in Denton, Texas. She then went to Princeton Theological Seminary and completed her MDiv in 2015. While at PTS, she interned at a church in upstate New York during the summer of 2013. During that summer, she met her husband, Greg. In 2015, Becca graduated from PTS, got married, and was ordained as a Minister of the Word and Sacrament. She served as the pastor of Northville United Presbyterian Church in Northville, NY from 2015-2021. She also served as the Stated Clerk of Albany Presbytery. She became our pastor at Westminster in 2021. After years of prayers, Becca and Greg welcomed their daughter Kathryn in 2022.

Gail Acree – Admin. Asst. gail.acree@wpcgainesville.org