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Our 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.



Interim Pastor: Rev. Ron Clegg

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

Youth Pastoral Intern: Mr. Alex Myatt

Secretary: Mrs. Bridget Howard

Treasurer: Mrs. Bonnie Franklin

Worship Music Coordinator: Mr. Gary Johnson

Pianist: Mrs. Nancy McLendon

Playschool Director: Mrs. Lynn Watts

Nursery Director: Mrs. Megan Stephens

Children’s Ministry Coordinator: Mrs. Denise O’Neal

Adult Librarian: Mrs. Bridget Howard

Children's Librarian: Mrs. April Johnson

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 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.






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 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.






Class of 2025

Karl Nelson, Nathan Tart

Class of 2027

Dan Peterson, Todd Sichelstiel, Mayo Sexton, and Brandon Eubanks

Class of 2029

Joe Andrews,

Steve Howard

Elder Emeritus

Herbert Moore, Jim Stovall

Session Committee 

Clerk: Nathan Tart


Karl Nelson 
Christian Education: Brandon Eubanks

Children’s Ministry: Nathan Tart

Missions & Outreach: Glenn Jakes and Dan Peterson
Fellowship/Shepherding: Mayo Sexton and Dan Peterson

Worship: Todd Sichelstiel and Brandon Eubanks



Class of 2024

Danny Deal

Len Stephens 

Class of 2025

Chris Fischer

Louis Shelton

Ray Knapek

Sam Esmond

Class of 2026

Brod Bourque

James McDonald

Greg Watts

Deacon Committee 

Chairman: Ray Knapek

Finance: Ray Knapek 

Benevolence/Widows Ministry: Danny Deal and Louis Shelton

Media/Sound: Louis Shelton and Danny Deal
Property: Sam Esmond and Chris Fischer

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