Ryan J. Gaffney - Pastor
Reverend Ryan Gaffney was born in nearby Melbourne FL, but came to College Park the long way, through California, Kansas, and Texas. In each of those places he became involved in unique ministry opportunities, beginning in Youth and Children's Ministry, then Planting a College Ministry through IVCF, and finally completing his Masters of Divinity at Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary.

Ryan is a reformed evangelical Christian, committed to teaching the Bible, and to leading people into greater understanding of God and his teachings.


Aaron W. Penfield - Music Director
Aaron W. Penfield is the Director of Choral Activities and the Music Theatre Director at Howard Middle School. He is the conductor of four choirs, including the Ranger Chorus. In addition, Aaron also organizes and directs two major musicals each year at HMS, which are performed for thousands of elementary-aged students. In addition, he teaches courses in music technology, utilizing the latest technology to teach music theory and composition. Mr. Penfield holds a Bachelors Degree in Choral Music Education from Florida State University. An active vocalist and performer, Mr. Penfield has performed extensively with many choirs, and has performed under the direction of great composers and conductors, such as John Rutter, Krzysztof Penderecki, André Thomas, and Bobby McFerrin, and he has also performed with the London Symphony Orchestra. Mr. Penfield is a member of multiple choral groups, including the Bach Festival Society of Winter Park. Aaron is an active member of Florida Music Educators' Association, Florida Vocal Association, and American Choral Directors' Association. He lives in the Orlando area with his wife, Megan.


Carol Dalton - Office Manager
Carol Dalton, long time church member, is the Office Manager. She comes with a wealth of experience in the administrative field and is enjoying a third career. She has served as a Senior Customer Service Representative for Progress Energy of Florida and as Human Resources Administrator for a local manufacturing company. Carol's office welcomes all of us to phone or come in for work and appointments. She has organized our office to serve everyone in our church. Carol is married to Tom Dalton, who is an elder of this church. They have two daughters, Michelle and Mindy, a grandson, Dalton.


Sara Robinson - Children's Ministry Director
Sara Robinson was born and raised in central Florida and grew up attending a local Christian grade school and high school. She attended Georgia Southern University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Therapeutic Recreation. She used her education, knowledge, skills, and creativity in long term care as Therapeutic Recreation Director for nearly ten years. She developed a highly recognized therapeutic recreation program by creating a strong team of staff and volunteers to facilitate stimulating and adaptive activities for adults and geriatrics.

Sara feels God led her to this path at College Park Presbyterian Church and the opportunity to care for and teach children of God’s love. Since her start as Children's Ministry Director in 2007, it has been her goal to provide a loving, consistent, safe and fun Christian environment for the children. It is because of the support from the strong team of teachers, volunteers and church family, that the growth and success of the Children’s Ministry has become possible.


John Olbert - Media technician
John has been serving the Lord as a musician, screenwriter, producer and author for many years. His credits include "The Christmas Chronicles" (A way to the manger); airing on USA radio networks and "Why the Evergreen's stay green". He is a teacher for drama and sports at Lakemont Elementary, via the extended day program as well as creative director for Splash US Development, Patriot Media (Scotland) and the 2G Group (Spain).

 
 
  SUNDAYS
8:55am: Fellowship Hall Prayer Time
9-10am: Sunday School for All Ages
10:30-11:30am: Worship for All Ages
11:30am: Fellowship
  TUESDAYS
7pm: Questioning & Answering Class - River Room
  THURSDAYS
7:30-8:30am: Men's Ministry - Conference Room
6pm - Explorer Ministry - River Room
  AUGUST
1 Prayer Group - 10:30-11:30am
5: Communion at 10:30am Service
5: Worship & Witness Ministry - 12pm
7: Last day to deliver school supplies to office - 9am-2pm
8: Youth Group at Gaffney’s - 5:30-7:30pm
8: Operations Ministry - 7pm
12: Back to School Blessing during 10:30am Worship Service
14: Faith Circle Women’s Ministry - 10:30am Chapel
15: Meet & Eat at Ragazzi’s Pizzeria 6:30pm
21: Bridge Builders Ministry - 10-11:30am - Chapel/Fellowship Hall
25: Game Night - 5:30-8:30pm - Light Meal
26: Fellowship Meal - 11:30am
26: Session Meeting - 12:30pm



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Ryan J. Gaffney, Pastor
118 East Par Street
Orlando, FL 32804
407.898.4671