Our Team

We are currently searching for our next Associate Pastor of Worship Arts and our next Associate Pastor of Student Ministries.

Tim West

Interim Lead Pastor

RESPONSIBILITIES

Tim is providing leadership and oversight to our church while Pastor Kenneth is on a 6-week sabbatical (May 26 – July 11).
 
FAMILY
 
Tim is married to Lucinda (Cindy), his wife of 36 years. They have two children: Bryan and Elizabeth. When it became time for Tim to become a grandfather, he felt he was too young for the title, so he has his kids’ kids call him Yoda. He lovingly refers to them as his young Jedi.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 

Tim has a number of hobbies and interests. He loves to play golf, or really any sport with a ball. He is passionate about his Harley-Davidson, enjoys Airstreaming, backpacking, reading, going to the movies, and hanging with his wife.

EDUCATION
 
Doctor of Ministry, Anderson University
 
M.A., Theology, Reformed Theological Seminary
 
M.A., Management, Webster University
 
B.A., Christian Ministry, Warner University
 
Ordained to Church of God Ministries
 
 

Kenneth Spiller

Lead Pastor

kspiller@parkgate.org
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

As Lead Pastor, Kenneth is committed to serving Jesus Christ through building God’s Kingdom, shepherding His people, preaching His Word, and reaching out to a world in need.
 
FAMILY
 
Kenneth is married to Arielle. They have two sons, Michael and David.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
When Michael and David allow him any free time, Kenneth loves to play the guitar, spend time with his wife and friends, play board games,  and reading. Kenneth enjoys writing and published his first book, Journey of a Worshiper, in May 2016.
 
EDUCATION
 
Currently a seminary student at Anderson University School of Theology and Christian Ministry

B.A., Pastoral Ministry, Mid-America Christian University
 
Ordained to Church of God Ministries in 2010
 
 

Chelsea Haines

Associate Pastor of Children & Family Ministries

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Chelsea provides leadership to the KiX (Kids in Christ) and Family Ministry teams, which strive to instill a lasting faith in kids by partnering with their families. She also provides oversight to our communication and graphic design processes.
 
FAMILY
 
Chelsea met her husband, Jacob, at Parkgate. They recently welcomed their first child, a boy, Ezra.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
Chelsea is a self-proclaimed musical theater nerd. She enjoys hanging with friends and family, cheering on the Chicago Cubs, cooking, and exploring new places.
 
EDUCATION
 
B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies (Christian Ministries, Communication, Social Work), George Fox University
 
Ordained to Church of God Ministries in 2015
 
 

Kenny Boggs

Interim  Youth Pastor

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Kenny provides leadership to the Impact Student Ministry and their families during their transition and search for a youth pastor. He has served multiple churches in both vocational and voluntary roles.
 
FAMILY
 
Kenny is married to Danielle (Danny) who he met at Parkgate. They were married in the summer of 2014 and have two sons, Trey and Beckett.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
Kenny is passionate about his marriage and fatherhood. His first love was baseball, and he continues to follow the sport both as a fan and a coach of his son’s little league team today. Kenny has played guitar since he was 15yo and often plays on the worship team. He and his wife love to experience new sites and sceneries together, often opting for travel in place of gifts.
 

Elisa Mendiola

Summer Ministry Intern

mendiola.elisa01@gmail.com

RESPONSIBILITIES

Elisa is serving her second summer as our Summer Ministry Intern. While her responsibilities primarily reside with student ministry, she is also assisting with our children’s ministry while Pastor Chelsea is on maternity leave (June 1 – August 1)
 
FAMILY
 
Elisa grew up attending Parkgate with her family. 
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
Elisa enjoys lacrosse, reading, and going to the beach.
 
EDUCATION
 
Currently studying Christian Ministries and Language Arts Education at Anderson University
 

Brianna Alvarado

Summer Worship Intern

brianna.may03@gmail.com

RESPONSIBILITIES

Brianna is serving as our summer worship intern. Brianna grew up in our church, played and sung on the worship team, and has lead worship several times.
 
FAMILY
 
Brianna is a long-time Parkgate attendee, alongside the rest of her family.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
Brianna enjoys practicing her violin, hanging out with her friends, and learning.
 
EDUCATION
 
Currently studying Music Education for Strings at Stephen F. Austin University
 

Vicki Junck

Director of Truth & Light Ministry

vjunckmail@sbcglobal.net
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Vicki directs Parkgate’s Truth & Light Ministry, which provides counseling services free of charge to our church community. 
 
FAMILY
 
Vicki has one daughter, Kara, who works for a charity in Europe.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
Vicki enjoys food with friends, movies, jigsaw puzzles, and collecting very tiny nativity sets.
 
EDUCATION
 
M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Houston – Clear Lake
 
Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
 
Ordained to Church of God Ministries in 2014
 

Janet Duncan

Office Manager & Bookkeeper

jduncan@parkgate.org
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Janet, better known as JD, provides administrative and bookkeeping support for Parkgate Community Church. She also oversees the Parkgate Food Pantry.
 
FAMILY
 
JD has been married to George for over 40 years. They have two daughters, Brandee and Britnee (and husband Jon) and four precious grandchildren, Cailee, Jonah, Cara, and Liam.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
JD enjoys riding her motorcycle, listening to music, going on vacation, cooking, gardening, and spending quality time with her grandchildren.
 
 

 

Danette Lawson

HeartTouch Ministry Volunteer Coordinator

parkgate-lawson@sbcglobal.net
 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Danette serves as a volunteer staff member, overseeing the HeartTouch Ministry. HeartTouch exists to reach out to, affirm and encourage those from our church family who are in the hospital or who are home bound due to health limitations.
 
FAMILY
 
Danette has been married to Kim for over 40 years. They have two grown children, Peter of Pasadena, Texas and Lauren of Searcy, Arkansas.
 
OTHER INTERESTS
 
Danette loves music, reading, writing, graphic design, theater, and crochet.
 
EDUCATION
 
B.A., Music and Education, Harding University
 
Lifetime Texas Director Certification from Child Care Council of Greater Houston
 
 
 
Click the image above to view the current members of our Leadership Team.
 
Click the image above to view the current members of our Stewardship & Financial Management Team.