Mike Eiras | Senior Pastor

Mike has been serving as the pastor at Parkers Creek since March of 2018. He is originally from Nashville but has spent the last 20 years serving as a pastor in Ohio. Please don’t hold that against him, he still has more UT orange and white in his closet than Buckeye scarlet and gray. Mike and his wife Cheri have been married for over 30 years and have two boys, Brad and Jordan, and a daughters-in law, Rebecca and Bethany. Mike & Cheri enjoy getting to know people and especially enjoy helping people grow in their walk with Christ. Mike also enjoys serving as and Adjunct Professor for Liberty University. He has taught Apologetics & World Religion as an online prof. for 10 years. Mike especially enjoys being outside, the top off his Jeep, a hike in the woods or a day on the lake
 
Derrick Livingston | Youth Pastor
 
Derrick began serving as the Student Pastor at Parkers Creek in April, 2019. He moved here, along with his wife Kameron, from Campbellsville, KY where he served as the student minister for Green River Memorial Baptist Church for 5 years. Derrick is originally from east TN (Midway) and Kameron is from central KY (Mt. Washington). They met in college at Campbellsville University in 2013, and were married in May of 2016. As the Student Pastor here at the Creek, Derrick leads the Student Ministry which consists of students grades 6-12. 
Hobbies: Hiking, fishing, disc golf, books
Books: The Lord of The Rings (J.R.R. Tolkien), Memory Man (David Baldacci), Capital Gaines (Chip Gaines)
Movies: Grownups, Nacho Libre, The Dark Knight (Trilogy)
 
Joel Phillips | Music Director
 
Joel has been serving as the music direct at Parkers creek since Feb of 2020.
He and his wife Tatianna have been married since 2014 and have 2 children, Kathryn and Henry. They have been at Parkers Creek since the summer of 2019. He has been playing music for about 15 years in various churches and bands and has spent the last 10 years working behind the scenes in the music industry building pro audio equipment.
 
Hobbies: Smoking meats. and playing music.