A new face will stand in the pulpit Dec. 19 for Monroe’s First Presbyterian Church. After two years with interim pastors serving in the position, the Rev. Jason Paul Haas has taken the job. Haas previously served at Lake Forest Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, Tenn., since 2006. He graduated from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary cum laude in 2005 with a master of divinity degree.
Jason and his wife, Anna, have three children, Ethan, 4; Noah, 2 and Hayley, 7 weeks. The family lives in Waxhaw.