Elders

Tom Byrd

Hi, my name is Tom Byrd, I am married to Martha, and we became members of Greenwood Park in 2014. I became an elder in 2018 and currently oversee the Children’s Ministry and the Early Education Program. As elders, we pray diligently over the sick and hurting and are fervent in our prayers towards the ministers. We are constantly looking out for the spiritual and physical needs of the congregation and that God’s will be done. Greenwood Park has always…

David Dunn

My name is David Dunn. My wife, Shelia, and I have been married since 1973 and have two kids and two grandkids. I grew up as a child attending Park Street Church of Christ, but it was shortly after the move to “Greenwood Park” when Shelia and I gave our lives to Jesus and we’ve been here ever since. I became a shepherd in 2007 and I’m the contact elder for the Grace Marriage ministry, Adult Education ministry, and Small…

Eddie Gillon

I’m Eddie and my wife, Amy, and I attended Greenwood Park while we were dating at WKU from 1988 to 1990. We were married at GP and, although my military career took us away from BG, we returned to visit periodically when we were home visiting family. We have two adult children, Hunter and Megan. Hunter and his wife Kaiti have two children, Piper and Eli. CPT Hunter Gillon is an active-duty C-17 pilot in the USAF stationed at Travis AFB…

Jeff Johnson

I’m Jeff Johnson and my wife Margo and I, along with our three sons, Matt, Ben, and Wes, moved to Bowling Green in 1995 and became members of Greenwood Park. Matt, his wife, Kelly, and their three children live in Bowling Green. Matt works as a Physical Therapist. Ben is a Legislative Auditor for the State of Tennessee in Nashville. Wes and his wife Grace live in Lexington where Wes is a Pharmacist completing his residency in infectious disease. I am…

Phil Kimbel

I’m Phil Kimbel, my wife Teresa and I have been married for 46 years. We have two children, David and Laura. I was a deacon for 15 years and have been an elder for the last 25 years. I oversee the Youth and Benevolence ministries. Greenwood Park means so much to my wife and me; the focus on our youth and children is really what distinguishes us as a church. 

Mark Miller

My wife, Tammy, and I have been married since 1985 and members of Greenwood Park since 2002. We have two children and one granddaughter. I have been an elder since 2013 and I oversee the Office, Finances, Building Use and Bus Ministry. We love being a part of our small group and being involved at Greenwood Park. I love the emphasis put on the youth and children’s ministries here, which is why we chose Greenwood Park back in 2002. Tammy…

Ray Newton

I’m Ray Newton, my wife’s name is Ann and we have been married for just over 50 years. I am a father to Elaina Hill, honored father-in-law of Steven Hill, and proud grandfather of Emmaline Hill. Ann and I were members of Greenwood Park for several years in the early 1990s and have been members at Greenwood Park since 2013 after moving back to Bowling Green. Church is family and Greenwood Park exemplifies that in numerous ways. We have friends…

Shannon Pardue

My name is Shannon Pardue. My wife, Susan, and I have been married for 26 years and met at Lipscomb University with special assistance from Larson and Ruth Hudson. We have three daughters, Madison, Alex, and Ellen. Madison got married to Derek Dyer in November of 2021. She is attending PA school at The University of Kentucky and also served as a GP youth intern in 2021. Alex is a junior at Lipscomb University and is a member of the GP…

Tim Pence

Hi, I’m Tim Pence, my wife, Sandra, and I have been members since 1982 and we have two children. I became an elder in 2013, I oversee the Worship and Campus Ministries. Greenwood Park is a family of those who trust in the Lord and seek to know Him more perfectly. They love and serve not only our brothers and sisters but also the fallen world around us. We are free to worship God through the songs we sing and…

Jim Wright

Hi, I’m Jim Wright, married to Karen since 1972. After 20 years of active duty in the Marine Corps, we moved back to Bowling Green and have been here since 1993. My son, Andy, and daughter, Laurie, both graduated from Western Kentucky University. I became an elder in 2013 and oversee Security and Audio & Visual. I am also involved in Education including hosting group trips to visit Israel. I love the people here at Greenwood Park, especially our kids.…