The leadership team at JCPC consists of ordained leaders and disciples with the confidence to guide our community in faith, answer questions, conduct services and organize opportunities for mission.

Meet The Team


Rev. Jennifer Hope Kottler


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Jen has been pastor since August 2020. A native of Pittsburgh, she has lived all over the US, settling in Florence in 2018. She lives with her husband, Gavin and father, Dick who is also a part of our community.


Scot Carnell

Director of Worship and Music

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A native of Florence, Scot has served JCPC for the past 25 years. 


Susan Nexsen

Administrative Assistant

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Susan stepped in to help out in 2019 and has made herself invaluable to our community. A long time member of JCPC, she is also involved in Christian Education, working with our children's Sunday school.