First Presbyterian Church of Glenolden Guided by the Holy Spirit We share God's Love in the Community

The Elders

Lorraine Nicewinter
Norma Teta
Bob Teta
Roberta Kelly, Clerk of Session
Gwen Skalish

Servants of Our King

 

Letitia "Tish" Mayo is a lifelong Presbyterian. At 14 God called her and told her to serve and she always has. She started teaching Sunday school and still teaches a bible study. Serving in many ways in the church. Twice moderator of the Deacons, elder and completing the Lay Pastor course and preaching in many churches. She ran VBC, a church food co-OP, a Christian coffeehouse,  went on many trips to New Orleans after Katrina, did prison ministry for years where she baptized over 1000 men. She currently has a women's ministry at Standing Rock Souix reservation in North Dakota. Tish is currently co pastoring at The First Presbyterian Church of Glenolden. She preaches every three weeks and will be serving as the preacher for the month of September. 
In her professional life she owned 8 businesses,  was a Realtor and a mortgage broker.  She has 3 children, 4 grandchildren and 2 adorable great-grandchildren.
Claire holds a Master of Divinity degree from the United Lutheran Seminary (Philadelphia) as well as a Master of Education from Temple University. She has also studied Koine Greek at Palmer Seminary. For over 30 years, Claire has been a Ruling Elder and has led social justice and spiritual growth initiatives in her home congregation, Christ’s Community of Drexel Hill (formerly Riverview) and served as leader, mentor and educator for leadership development there and at Kirkwood Camp and Chester Eastside Ministries, and as Vice-convenor of the Southwestern Regional Commission of the Presbytery of Philadelphia. Claire is a facilitator for “Coming to the Table,” (a racial justice program) and holds certifications as a Congregational Coach, as well as in Transitional Ministry (Princeton Seminary,) Spiritual Formation (Epiphany Academy,) Crown Financial Ministries, Faith Leader, and the Interfaith Center of Philadelphia. She is also certified as a Chaplain (Level1) and served at Lankenau Hospital from January-October 2019. For the past decade, Claire has been a guest/supply preacher at numerous congregations in the Presbytery of Philadelphia. Since 2017, her main focus has been on supporting SE Delco congregations, Tree of Life (formerly Princeton,) Llanerch, and First Pres of Glenolden. Over the years, she has discerned her call to ordered ministry and is currently seeking ordination as a Minister of the Word and Sacraments in the PC(USA.)