Rev. Caroline Smith : Senior Pastor

Rev. Caroline Smith

Senior Pastor

Caroline is originally from west Texas. She received her BA in religion from Baylor University, her Masters of Divinity from George W. Truett Theological Seminary and her Masters in Social Work from Baylor University. She was ordained to the gospel ministry in 2005. Caroline, along with her husband Josh, served with the American Baptist Churches of Los Angeles the Southwest and Hawaii and the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship in Johannesburg, South Africa where Caroline ministered with local Indian Baptist conventions and served as the pastor and counselor for a children’s home. Previously Caroline served as senior pastor of Wilton Baptist Church in Connecticut and as moderator for the Baptist Fellowship of the Northeast. She was on pastoral staff at the First Baptist Church of Glendale, California and served as president of the ABCOFLASH minister’s council. In 2013 Caroline was awarded the highest honor of the Baylor School of Social Work when she was chosen as the Outstanding Alumni of the Year. Caroline and Josh have two sweet children, Bella and Noah.

Carey Huddlestun : Minister of Music

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.

Children’s Ministry Coordinator : Children's Ministry Coordinator

Children’s Ministry Coordinator

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.

Dr. Lusia Glagoleva : Pianist

Dr. Lusia Glagoleva


Wes Medford : Financial Administrator

Wes Medford

Financial Administrator


Not pictured:


Interim Youth Minister


David Barker



Don Nanney

Building and Grounds