Dr. James King

Senior Pastor

Jim has pastored Baptist churches for his entire adult life. While in seminary he served a small congregation in the horse country of Kentucky. His first full-time church was in a recreational lake community near Columbia, South Carolina. He followed that in a county seat First Baptist Church and then a large urban church in Atlanta. He now considers himself blessed beyond measure to be able to serve among the wonderful people of the family of faith at Parkway.

Jim is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and continues to be a proud member of the Gamecock nation. He holds two masters degrees and a Ph.D. from the former Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has been active in the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship since its beginning.

In addition to serving as our pastor, Jim is a teaching supervisor for the Contextual Education Program at Candler School of Theology, Emory University.

Jim met his wife, Linda, at the First Baptist Church of Columbia, SC while they were in college. They have been married for forty-five years and have three adult children and three grandchildren.

Through the churches Jim has served he has been privileged to travel for missions experiences in the Bahamas, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Bolivia. He has also led groups to Israel, Egypt, Jordan, and Greece.

During his spare time he enjoys fishing, reading, and travel.

Carey Huddlestun

Minister of Music

Carey Huddlestun has been a minister of music for 38 years. He has served in five churches throughout Georgia and has an extensive background in choral conducting and worship planning. Currently, Carey works as the music liaison librarian and an assistance professor at Kennesaw State University.

Carey’s music career has afforded him the opportunity to serve in three school system music programs as well as to perform in community music activities. From 2002 through 2008, Mr. Huddlestun was Director of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship State Chorus. He is a member of the American Choral Directors Association and the Georgia Music Educators Conference.

Carey is married to Denise Huddlestun who is a mathematics Instructional Supervisor with the Metro Regional Education Service Agency. Carey and Denise have one adult son, John, who resides in Seattle, Washington. John is a credentialed American Sign Language interpreter and works as an intervener for deaf and blind students in the Edmonds School District.


Jane Redman

Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Jane has a MEd and BEd from University of Georgia in Early Childhood Education. Jane taught in Georgia Public Schools for 30 years, most of which was as a kindergarten teacher. She began working in the church as a college student directing preschool choirs and serving as a Sunday School teacher for three year olds. She has also worked with GA’s, Acteens, Mission Friends, Children’s Choirs and Vacation Bible School.

Jane is excited about working with the Parkway families as the Children’s Ministry Coordinator.

Angie Smith

Administrative Assistant to Senior Pastor

Wes Medford

Financial Administrator

Mary Ellen Kerrick


Dr. Lusia Glagoleva