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
12pm: Bell Practice 2nd, 3rd & 5th Sundays
4pm: Junior Bell Practice
  THURSDAYS
7:30-8:30am: Men's Ministry
6:30pm: Chancel Choir Rehearsal
  DECEMBER
2: Set-up for Hanging of the Greens - 9am
3: Worship Service/Hanging of the Greens - 10:30am
5: Operations Committee - 7pm
6: Micah Evening Class - Bring a sandwich or other to partake of during class - 6-7:30pm
10: 2nd Sunday of Advent
10: Cantata - 10:30am
10: Fellowship Time in Fellowship Hall - 11:30am
10: Youth Group meets at Gaffney Home for Rehearsal - 5:30pm
10: Youth Group Caroling - 6-7:30pm
12: Faith Circle at Kaye Ellis Home for Christmas Lunch - 11:30am
13: Micah Evening Class - Bring a sandwich or other to partake of during class - 6-7:30pm
13: Fellowship & Education Committee - 7:30pm
17: 3rd Sunday of Advent
17: Children and Youth Program - 10:30am
19: Bridge Builders in Chapel - 10-11:30am
20: Micah Evening Class - 6-7:30pm
24: Worship Service - 10:30am
24: Evening Candlelight Service followed by Dessert Fellowship - 5pm
25: CHRIST IS BORN
27: Micah Evening Class - 6-7:30pm
31: New Year's Eve Sunday Morning Service - 10:30am



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