Norman "Harper" Price was called as Pastor of Peachtree Corners ARP after serving for 5 years as Pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church (ARP) in Gastonia, NC.
It was in Gastonia that he became reacquainted, fell in love with, and eventually married, Courtney Johnson. They have a beautiful daughter, Gretta, and a fish named 'Gill'.
Harper is a graduate of Reformed Theological Seminary-Charlotte (M.Div, 2010), and is currently pursuing his doctorate in Church Revitalization (D.Min, 20??). He loves reading, working out, watching Sci-Fi, and eating Greek Yogurt.
Senior Adult Ministry Coordinator
Ann Crenshaw has been a staff member of PCARP since October 1994. Ann is originally from Murfreesboro, TN, and graduated from Middle Tennessee State University with a B.A. in English, then went on to attend Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL, where she completed an M.A. in Christian Ministries. She has over thirty years of ministry experience, and delights in sharing her gifts of teaching and encouragement.
Currently, she directs the Kids Hope Mentoring Program and is "excited about the opportunity for our church to reach out and be the presence of Christ to the elementary school through one-on-one, life on life mentoring of individual children during the school year." Along with other responsibilities, her ministry to Senior Adults holds a special place in her heart, and she says she has always believed that service is lifelong and that "no one is ever too old to continue learning and growing" in Christ.
In her free time, Ann enjoys reading, singing in the church choir, needlework, crafts, and working in her yard. She shares her home with 2 cats, Joe and Maya.
Director of Family Ministries
Michael became the Director of Family Ministries in September of 2018. He is passionate about working with youth and families in pursuing the Christ together. Michael Kirkland became the Director of Children’s Ministry at Peachtree Corners Presbyterian Church in September 2015. Michael has a Bachelor's degree from Liberty University and worked as a defense contractor for eleven years. He moved to north Atlanta in 2011 when he married his wife Dedra, and God led him and his family to join PCARP in 2014. Michael is currently pursuing an M. Div at Erskine Theological Seminary.
Michael and his wife Dedra have two children. They love the outdoors, reading, and spending time together as a family.
Interim Director of Children’s Ministry
Director of Children’s Ministry
The purpose of this ministry shall be to direct the ministries of the children (from age 2 to 5th grade) within the church congregation, as well as outreach to the community. This ministry shall have the goal of spiritual growth for church families within PCARP and the community.
Be sound in Christian doctrine and in Reformed Theology and be able to utilize the Holy Bible as the basis for daily living as well as work with children. (MANDATORY)
Have experience with and a love for working with families including young children. (MANDATORY)
Have experience in Christian or secular elementary level education. (Preferred)
Hold a BA or BS degree from an accredited college or university. (Preferred)
Have training and/or experience in communication skills and planning. (MANDATORY)
Be able to develop and carry our programs suitable for families and children while working within an approved budget. (MANDATORY)
Be proficient in current software and educational resources. (HIGHLY DESIRABLE)
The Coordinator will have the responsibilities for:
Directing and assessing the continuing effectiveness of current Children programs of PCARP, for example, Sunday School, Children’s Church, Wednesday night activities and other similar programs, making improvements and modifications, as deemed necessary.
Working with and under the daily supervision of the Pastor and the authority of the Session.
Training, counseling, and leading volunteers to assist in children’s programs
Creating special events to help further the mission of PCARP.
Developing relationships and maintaining communication with parents.
Director of Music Ministry
Job Description - This part-time position is anticipated to require 10-12 hours per week to fulfill duties, which include:
Selecting, under supervision of pastor, musical portions for each Sunday morning worship service
Directing congregational singing and other musical portions of the Sunday morning service
Supervising/coordinating musical accompanists for worship service
Leading regular rehearsals of choir in preparation of Sunday service
Providing assistance with special music programs as needed (e.g. holiday services, children’s choir)
Assisting with identifying musical talent within the congregation and encouraging members to participate in worship ministry as applicable
Assisting to nurture a church culture that places a high value on worship
Position Qualifications - The person filling this position should possess the following qualifications:
Solid commitment to Christian doctrine and practice, adhering to Reformed Theology as articulated in the Westminster Standards.
Bachelor’s degree or higher in sacred music (or similar field)
Previous experience with planning and leading worship music, with both contemporary and traditional musical styles
Ability to provide musical accompaniment preferred but not required