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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 478-987-1403.
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
Class of 2023
Wesley Ellis and Chris Kinnas
Class of 2025
Karl Nelson, Nathan Tart
Class of 2027
Dan Peterson, Todd Sichelstiel, Mayo Sexton, and Brandon Eubanks
Herbert Moore, Jim Stovall
Session Committee Chairmen
Clerk: Nathan Tart
Administration: Chris Kinnas and Karl Nelson
Christian Education: Wesley Ellis and Brandon Eubanks
Children’s Ministry: Wesley Ellis and Nathan Tart
Missions & Outreach: Glenn Jakes and Dan Peterson
Fellowship/Shepherding: Mayo Sexton and Dan Peterson
Worship: Todd Sichelstiel and Brandon Eubanks
Class of 2022
Class of 2023
Class of 2024
Deacon Committee Chairmen
Chairman: Billy Sellers
Vice Chairman: Greg Watts
Finance: Billy Sellers and Greg Watts
Benevolence/Widows Ministry: Greg Watts
Media/Sound: Danny Deal
Property: Billy Sellers and Len Stephens