Synod of Mid-America and part of Synod of Living Waters (Kentucky, Tennessee)
The Reverend Dr. Edward Thompson joined the Board in January 2013. Previously, he was Head of Staff for First Presbyterian Church in Naples, Florida.
Ordained by the Presbytery of Edinburgh in 1982, Edward served in the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh, Golspie, and Troon. He moved to the United States in 1995 and became Senior Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church in Kansas City, Missouri. In September 2008, he became Senior Pastor and Head of Staff for First Presbyterian Church in Naples, Florida.
Edward is a graduate of Durham University in England and the University of Edinburgh, where he focused on theological studies. He completed his Doctor of Ministry at McCormick Theological Seminary.
The presbyteries in Edward’s region lie in Kansas, Missouri, Kentucky, and Tennessee.
Synod of Mid-America: Giddings-Lovejoy, Heartland, John Calvin, Missouri Union, Northern Kansas, Southern Kansas
Synod of Living Waters: East Tennessee, Holston, Middle Tennessee, Mid-Kentucky, Mid-South, Transylvania, Western Kentucky