FPCRO Christian Education Staff

Kim Kucharski, Director of Christian Education

kkucharski@fpcro.org  | 248-541-0108 ext. 204

Kim KucharskiKim Kucharski is excited to be taking on her new role of CE Director, being responsible for the Christian Education for children and adults. Kim was born in Abbington, PA just outside of Philadelphia. As a child, Kim moved to Downingtown, PA then Summit, NJ then Princeton, NJ and finally Royal Oak, MI. Michigan became her home in 1985 because her father, Rev. Bruce Ingles, was the Interim Senior Pastor at First Presbyterian Church of Royal Oak. After taking an active role in the youth group and dance club, Kim joined FPCRO the following spring.

Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Kim has worked with children and youth in churches and classrooms since she graduated. From Jan 2001-June 2005 Kim was the Director of Family Ministries here at FPCRO. Since that time, Kim has been a Preschool director/teacher at The First Presbyterian Church of Farmington. While Kim was not working at FPCRO, she still volunteered: being a liturgist, helping teach mid-high Sunday school and going on the Lexington Mission Trip with the senior highs.

Kim married her husband, Steve Kucharski, in this church in 1993. Steve has been active in Deacons, Trustees, teaching mid-high Sunday school and helping with retreats. Kim and Steve have two children, Taylor and Ben, who grew up in this church. Kim’s daughter, Taylor, will be attending the University of Michigan in the fall and Ben is a junior at Walled Lake Central High School. Taylor loves singing and dance and is planning on studying Psychology. Ben loves baseball and drumming in his marching band. The Kucharski family loved growing up in this church and the 25 minute drive is all worth it when they arrive at their church home.

Ivy Debrow, Child Care Provider


Sarah Gibson, Sunflowers Preschool Director

sunflowers@fpcro.org | 248-541-0108 ext. 220


Beth Heitchue, Sunflowers Preschool Teacher

sunflowers@fpcro.org  | 248-541-0108 ext. 220


Heather Veryser, Sunflowers Preschool Teacher

sunflowers@fpcro.org | 248-541-0108 ext. 220

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