Gayle Parker

Gayle is crazy about her husband, Tom, and their three wonderful sons, daughters-in-law, and grandchildren. She loves to cook (and eat), spend time with people, read, and dominate Words With Friends.

Gayle is passionate about connecting people to Christ, to our church community, and to Christ’s mission in the world.

An ordained Presbyterian pastor with an MDiv from Princeton Theological Seminary, Gayle was senior pastor of Historic First Presbyterian in inner-city Phoenix for 14 years before serving the Spring. She has also served as an adjunct professor at Fuller Seminary Arizona and serves on the Board of Trustees at Whitworth University in Spokane.