Staff & Leaders

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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…

Jim Fink (emeritus)

Jim 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…

Rick Wilburn

Rick 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…

Daniel Jones

Daniel has grown up and attended Pilgrim his entire life, and has served 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…

Bob Deweese

Bob currently works as an Inventory Control Technician for Orgill Inc., an international hardware supply company.  He has been a member of the PCA and Pilgrim since Jan. 2003.  He was ordained as a deacon in 2004.  His wife Becky is a high school math teacher.  In his spare time Bob enjoys target shooting, motorcycle…

Charles Fahnestock

Charles worked in the retail grocery business for 40 years and retired as a store manager in 2018.  He joined the PCA and Pilgrim in 2005.  He was ordained as a deacon in 2009.  His wife Georgia had her own flower shop.  They have 5 grown children and two grandchildren. Charles currently serves as our…

Jeff Jones

Jeff is a residential contractor who also works for the United States Post Office as a mail carrier.  He has been a member of the PCA and Pilgrim for over 30 years.  He was ordained as a deacon in the PCA in 1993.  He and his wife Sonja have 3 grown children and 7 grandchildren.

Charlie Kemp

Charlie is an HVAC technician for the WVU East Hospital system.  He has been a member of Pilgrim for over 25 years and ordained as a deacon in the PCA since 1995.  He is a lifetime resident of Martinsburg and enjoys wood working, camping and farming.

Bill Manuel Jr. (emeritus)

Bill retired from Capital Cement Company in 2005 where he had worked as the Electrical Supervisor for 43 years.  He has been a member of the PCA since 1975 and is a charter member of Pilgrim.  He and his wife Nancy have 2 sons and 2 grandchildren.  Bill serves as the church Treasurer. Bill was…

Randy Underwood (emeritus)

Randy works as a consulting engineer with CH2M Hill, a national and international engineering firm.  He was ordained as a deacon in 1997 in the OPC.  He and his wife Kathy moved to Martinsburg and joined Pilgrim in 2005.  They have one daughter.  In Randy’s spare time he likes to fly fish for bass and…

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