Rev. Tim Phillips
Rev. Tim Phillips is our pastor. He is originally from Georgia, where he taught high school mathematics for 11 years. After discerning a call to the ministry, he attended Erskine Theological Seminary, graduating with an M.Div. degree in 2004. He also received a Master of Theology degree from Campbellsville University in 2010.
His previous pastorate was at Ebenezer ARP Church in Blue Mountain, Mississippi. In 2007, he received a call to pastor Midlane Park. Pastor Phillips also serves as the Stated Clerk of his presbytery and is very active in the work of the General Synod of the ARP Church.
Pastor Phillips has been married to Anna since 2001. They have one child, Grace, born in 2010. Pastor Phillips enjoys reading and following baseball and college football. His article “Severing the Dragon’s Tail: The Rejection of the Mass and the Adoption
of the Reformed Practice of the Lord’s Supper during the Scottish Reformation” appeared in the 2006 edition of The Confessional Presbyterian.
L to r: Rev. David Searfoss, retired minister; Louis DiBiase, Clerk of Session; Lawrence Ansah, inactive now; James DeJonge, new on the Session; Dr. Robert Flight; Rev. Tim Phillips, Moderator.
Rev. Searfoss was pastor of Calvin Presbyterian Church, Louisville, Ky., over many years; Mr. DiBiase is an attorney with the state of Kentucky; Mr. Ansah is with Kroger Co.; Mr. DeJonge operates his own agricultural business; Dr. Flight is a researcher for the University of Kentucky in Bioinformatics; Rev. Phillips is pastor of Midlane Park.
Roger and Paula Seekell
Roger and Paula Seekell are our organist and pianist. This husband-wife musical team has ministered in music for choirs and churches in various locations. They are originally from Rhode Island and Pennsylvania, respectively.
As a young married couple they came to Louisville so Roger could attain his Master in Church Music from the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Paula has taught instrumental music, and accompanies Roger and the choir for our hymns and psalms.