Elders

Pastor Kirk Blankenship

Kirk and Shelly have been married since 1998 and have four children.  Kirk served as the Associate Pastor at Meadowview Reformed PCA in Lexington, NC for 8 years. Kirk accepted the call as Senior Pastor of Pilgrim PCA in April 2018. Kirk graduated from Mary Washington College and Reformed Theological Seminary RTS-Orlando and RTS-Charlotte and was ordained to the gospel ministry in December 2009.  In his spare time, he specializes in storming castles and battling gangs for local charities.

Jim Fink

Jim and Rita FinkJim is currently semi-retired and works with his brother-in-law doing taxes and other business activities.  Before retiring Jim served as an officer in the U.S. Army and in management at J.C. Penney.  He served as a ruling elder with the Reformed Presbyterian church from 1990-2004 in Upper Chichester, PA.  He has been serving at Pilgrim PCA since 2005.  He also serves as the clerk of Session and the treasurer of the Potomac Presbytery.  He and his wife Rita have been married for over 45 years.  They have 2 great sons, 2 great daughters, and 2 grandsons.

 

Rick Wilburn

Rick and Debbie WilburnRick currently works as a Memorial Counselor for Hammaker Memorials. He is also an independent Business Owner with Melaleuca the Wellness Company.   He has served as a ruling elder in the PCA since1997 and a member of Pilgrim PCA since 1975.  Rick and his wife Debbie have two children and 7 grandchildren. Rick also served on the Board of Directors of Stauros Ministries from 1995 – 2015, a ministry to those with addiction to alcohol and drugs.

 Daniel Jones

Daniel has grown up and attended Pilgrim his entire life, and has serves as a ruling elder since January 2017.  He is currently a mail carrier for the US Postal Service in Inwood, West Virginia.  He and his wife Elizabeth have been married since 2010, and they have two sons.  He serves currently as the secretary of the Berkeley County chapter of West Virginians for Life, and he and his family run Covenant Family Library.