Pastor Jack and his family arrived in Lake Wales to become our lead pastor in May of 1997. Since that time God has blessed  the church with steady growth and turned our church from, “A church in the Community to a Community Church. Pastor Jack is happily married to Jenelle and is the proud father of three children: Zachary, Benjamin, and Emily Rose. Email Pastor Jack at
Pastor Bonnie and her family moved to Lake Wales in the summer of 2001. Since that time HPC has become a church where kids feel loved and welcomed! The Barker family loves to serve together. The Barker’s love to travel and minister in Honduras, where they opened an orphanage. Bonnie is happily married to Keith and they have 5 children: Jordan, Kyle, Zachary, Izzy and Lorna.
Pastor Andy is our Family Life pastor at HPC. Andy spent 20+ years in Fortune 500 companies and had a successful career in sales and leadership. However, in 2006 he found himself bankrupt spiritually, mentally and physically. Andy finally answered God’s call on his life in 2006, and since then, God has been working in and through Andy and his Family. Andy’s wife Becky is a school teacher in Lake Wales Charter School District. They have 2 daughters, Emily and Betsy. 
Pastor Mike was born in Selma, Alabama and grew up living in different parts of the world as an Air Force brat. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Leadership & Ministry from Ohio Christian University in 2003 and has been a Pastor since 1999 (serving in churches in Michigan, Ohio, Virginia and Florida). He later earned his Master’s degree in Education, specializing in working with students who are at risk. He now works in the foster care system as an Education Specialist, where he monitors educational progress and advocates for the needs of students. He has served in various ministry and community wide social service settings, engaging others through mentoring, character development and career coaching. He and his family started attending HPC in 2010 and he then joined the staff in 2013. He has three sons, Dylan, Caleb and Nathan. In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, running, and following Alabama football.
 Pastor Marcus and his family began attending HPC in late 2013. Pastor Marcus and his family have a servants hearts with a passion to see believers connect. They embrace the HPC vision statement of “Connecting People to God, To Others and To Purpose.” Marcus and his wife Viola, are blessed to have five lovely children, Rasheed, Mariah, Marcus, Gavin and Isaiah.
Jenelle has been the administrative assistant since 2008 and has attended HPC since 1997. She is happily married to Pastor Jack and they have 3 wonderful kids, Zachary, Benjamin and Emily Rose. They love to travel and see new places together and enjoy being involved at HPC!