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 three children, Grace, born in 2010, and twin daughters Ruth and Elizabeth, born in March 2015. 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 (d. March 19, 2015); Louis DiBiase, a previous Clerk of Session; Lawrence Ansah, inactive now; James DeJonge, Session Member; Dr. Robert Flight, Session Member; Rev. Tim Phillips, Moderator.
Rev. Searfoss was pastor of Calvin Presbyterian Church, Louisville, for many years, and entered glory in Spring 2015; 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.