Rev. Joe Hodges
Our Senior Minister, Rev. Joe Hodges, began his ministry at PHCC on Monday, August 1, 2016. Joe and Dee Onn come to us from Oklahoma, where Joe has served as the minister of First Christian Church in Kingfisher. They have six children and ten grandchildren who are scattered across the United States. We are very pleased to welcome Joe and Dee Onn, and we look forward to sharing fellowship and service with them through this church family.
Rev. Steven Sherrill
Rev. Sherrill became Associate Minister of Park Hill Christian Church in January 2015. Previously, he served as Pastor of Ivy Chapel Christian Church in Little Rock since June 2006.
He is a graduate of Ole Main High School (now North Little Rock High School). He earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Organizational Management from John Brown University in Siloam Springs, Arkansas. He obtained his Master of Divinity degree from Memphis Theological Seminary in Memphis, Tennessee.
Steven has a heart for God and began Christian ministry through singing. He started volunteering as a youth sponsor in the Methodist Church in the mid-1990s. He served as Youth Ministry Coordinator of Park Hill Christian Church for six years. He became a licensed minister in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in 2006 and was ordained at Park Hill Christian Church on June 5, 2011.
He and his wife, Tina (Gabby), have been members of Park Hill Christian Church since September 5, 1999. They live in North Little Rock and have two children, Alex and Piper, who are actively involved in the church’s youth ministry.
Mike has called North Little Rock home since 1959. He became Music Director at Park Hill Christian Church in August of 1999.
He is a 1965 graduate of North Little Rock High School. He attended Henderson State College in Arkadelphia, AR, where he earned his Bachelor of Music Education Degree. He has a Master in Music Education from Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, AR.
He has worked part-time in church music since the Summer of 1965. His 50+ years of experience includes working with children, youth and adults in choral, handbell, and instrumental disciplines. He presently directs the Chancel Choir, Hallelujah Brass handbell choir, and the Cross Roads music team.
Mike is a retired public school music educator. He taught a combination of PreK-12 music for 28 years. His wife is Rev. Linda White, former Senior Minister of Park Hill Christian Church, now retired. They have both been members for over eighteen years.
Mary Beth Hamot
Mary Beth became Park Hill Christian Church secretary in August of 2002. She was born in Jonesboro, Arkansas but moved to North Little Rock at an early age and attended school there, graduating from North Little Rock High School.
She attends Central Baptist Church in North Little Rock and has been an active member for over 50 years. Mary Beth lives in Sherwood with her husband, Jerry Hamot. They have one daughter, Robin, and two grandchildren, Rachel and Ryan.
Jennie Gregory is the infant/toddler teaching and care coordinator for Park Hill Christian for the regular Sunday morning worship and Sunday School events as well as Small Groups and other church related events. She has a degree in physical therapy and carries the title of Director of Rehabilitation and Neurological Diagnostic Services for St. Vincent Health System as her “day job”. She has 40+ years of experience in child and youth teaching and leadership in the church. She will tell you that after years of being a youth sponsor that making the shift to infants and toddlers was not difficult. She is now caring for the children of many of the “youth” she helped raise.
She and her family have attended Park Hill Christian Church since 1981. She and her husband David are the proud parents of two grown children and have one grandchild with another on the way. She was born in Cincinnati Ohio, attended college at Ohio State University, but moved to Arkansas in 1974 and now claims Arkansas as home.
Walter Watkins joined our church staff in October 2008. He grew up and graduated from high school in Lonoke, Arkansas, along with his twelve brothers and sisters. He and his wife Lois currently live in North Little Rock and are the parents of three children.
Derek is a member of Park Hill Christian Church and is a nursery worker.
Other Phone Numbers:
Lay Office, Ext. 105
New Kitchen, Ext. 109
Old Kitchen, Ext. 106