MEET OUR STAFF

 

All of Perry Presbyterian's Staff is here to serve you in whatever way that they can.
We want you to feel welcome and understand the opportunities available to you through our Church.
Our goal is to serve you and serve God in every way possible in helping you.
 

 

Senior Pastor Rev. Parker Agnew is a native of Anderson, S.C. He graduated in 1980 from Clemson University where he met his wife, Anne Rogers, a native of Goodwater, Alabama. After serving on the staff of Campus Crusade for Christ at Georgia Southern University, he attended Reformed Theological Seminary from 1985-1988 where he graduated with a Master of Divinity. From 1988 to 1991 he served as the Youth Pastor of the Perry Presbyterian Church in Perry, Georgia. In 1991 the Agnews moved to New Albany, Mississippi where Parker served as the pastor of the Cleveland Street Presbyterian Church. Following the time in Mississippi, the Agnews moved to Dothan, Alabama where Parker served as the Student Ministries Pastor at the First Presbyterian Church from 1995 to 2001. In 2001 the Agnews returned to Perry, Georgia, where Parker resumed as Student Ministries Pastor before becoming the Senior Pastor of Perry Presbyterian Church.  The Agnews have two children. Please contact Parker at  pagnew@comsouth.net or by phone (478) 987-1403.

Assistant Pastor of Adult and Student Ministries Rev. Glenn Jakes was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in the small town of Covington, just east of Atlanta. He and his wife, Norma, met at Dekalb Junior college near Atlanta, and married in 1986. Glenn later graduated from Georgia State University in 1990. He and Norma then joined Mission to the World and joined a church-planting team in Sydney, Australia, living and working there for two years. When that project was complete, he and Norma traveled to St. Louis, Missouri, where they enrolled at Covenant Seminary. After graduating in 1998, Glenn was called as Assistant Pastor to First Presbyterian Church, Dothan, Alabama. Next, he was called as Senior Pastor to First Presbyterian Church, Crossville, Tennessee. In 2004, Glenn was called as Assistant Pastor to Perry Presbyterian Church, Perry, Georgia. Glenn and Norma have three children.  Contact Glenn at gmj.ppc@gmail.com or by phone (478) 987-1403. 

Bonnie Franklin serves as the Church Treasurer. She is married to Mike Franklin and has two grown children, Carsten and Kelly. Bonnie has worked at PPC since March of 1996, either at Playschool or serving as Church Treasurer, or both.

 

 

 

 

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Bridget Howard serves as the Church Secretary. She graduated from Perry High School, Mercer University and The University of Georgia with a M.Ed and an Ed.S degree in Educational Technology. Prior to beginning her adventure as our church secretary, Bridget was an educator for 38 years. She has been a member of PPC since 1984 when she married Steve Howard. God blessed them with two wonderful children, one grown son, John David and a daughter, Anna Kathleen, who lives in Heaven. You can contact Bridget by e-mail at perrypresbyterianchurch@gmail.com or by phone at 478-987-1403. 

 

 

 

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Denise O'Neal  serves as Children's Ministry Coordinator. Denise has been a member of Perry Presbyterian for over 20 years. During this time she has been very involved in our Children's Ministries. Denise has now served as our Children's Ministry Coordinator for eight years. She has  two grown children, Josh & Hannah.

 

 

 

 

Pastor: Rev. Parker Agnew
Assistant Pastor of Adult & Student Ministries: Rev. Glenn Jakes

Pastoral Intern: Carlos Molina
Secretary: Mrs. Bridget Howard
Treasurer: Mrs. Bonnie Franklin
Worship Music Coordinator: Mr. Gary Johnson
Pianist: Mrs. Nancy McLendon
Playschool Director: Mrs. Jane Shepley
Nursery Director: Mrs. Megan Stephens
Children’s Ministry Coordinator: Mrs. Denise O’Neal
Adult Librarian: Mrs. Bridget Howard
Children's Librarian: Mrs. April Johnson

ELDERS


Class of 2021

Joe Andrews, Ben Copeland, Steve Howard
Class of 2023

Wesley Ellis, Chris Kinnas

Class of 2025

Karl Nelson, Nathan Tart

Elder Emeritus

Herbert Moore, Jim Stovall

Session Committee Chairmen

Clerk: Steve Howard;

Administration: Chris Kinnas, Karl Nelson 
Christian Education: Wesley Ellis, Karl Nelson (Youth)

Children’s Ministry: Wesley Ellis, Nathan Tart

Missions & Outreach: Steve Howard, Glenn Jakes, Joe Andrews
Fellowship/Shepherding: Joe Andrews, Nathan Tart

Worship: Ben Copeland, Chris Kinnas

DEACONS

Class of 2021

Sam Esmond, Brandon Eubanks, John Hutchens, Ray Knapek

Class of 2022

Greg Watts

Class of 2023

Billy Sellers

Deacon Committee Chairmen

Chairman: Ray Knapek

Vice Chairman:  Billy Sellers

Finance: Ray Knapek

Benevolence/Widows Ministry: Greg Watts, John Hutchens

Media/Sound: Brandon Eubanks, John Hutchens
Property: Sam Esmond