Church Officers


Our session (group of elders) consists of the minister (more information below), Mr J. P. Winch, and Revd Dr William Schweitzer.


As a new church we do not yet have any deacons serving HPC. We pray that God will raise up men to fill this office in our church.


Revd Josh Rieger is originally from Virginia. He served as a naval officer in the US Navy for 7 years. IMG_7607He left the Navy to train for pastoral ministry at Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. Following this training he served as a minister at The First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi for 3 years before coming to Hexham. Josh is married to Gina, a native of Columbia, South Carolina, and they have 3 children – Jackson, Riley Cates, and Rutherford.