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Sid Batts

Sid joined First Presbyterian as senior pastor in January 2001, the 11th senior pastor in our church's history.

A native North Carolinian, he holds degrees from High Point University, Princeton Theological Seminary and McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago. Sid is married to Cathy Armstrong of Charlotte, and they have two young adult daughters, Meredith and Emily, and two grandsons. Cathy is an elementary school principal in Guilford County Schools.

Sid has served churches in Mobile, Ala, Atlanta, and Dunn and Lowell, N.C. Sid enjoys golf, a jog, beach music, The Beatles and the Batts girls. He is the author of The Protestant Wedding Sourcebook.

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