Bio: John Parke


As part of the team of Elders, responsible for protecting the beliefs of the church. Directly responsible for curriculum of Genesis Institute.


Have a wonderful wife, Donna. We met on a blind date after college. We are in the Fred MacMurray club. (Anyone under the age of 40 probably won’t get that.) We have three sons: Aaron, Jake, and Nolan.


BA in Liberal Arts - Vanderbilt University

What Genesis Means To You

A chance to be part of God’s mission in Eureka. It has pushed me to grow and take leadership responsibility.


“Only one life, ‘twill soon be past, Only what’s done for Christ will last.” - Only One Life by C.T. Studd

Favorite Reads

Point Man by Steve Farrar
Season of Life by Jeffrey Marx

Favorite Movies

Remember the Titans, Saving Private Ryan, Any Robert Duvall cowboy movie.

What You Enjoy

Time at home with the whole family. Coaching baseball.

Where You Grew Up and What You Did As A Kid

Bonne Terre, MO through 8th grade, Cedar Hill - H.S.  I had a one track mind for playing, following sports.

Hope For Genesis

That it will be a place that doesn’t compromise the integrity of the Gospel with legalism or liberalism.

Service Times

Sundays @ 10:00am

Blevins Elementary gymnasium (map) or join us via YouTube Live Stream

Genesis Kids provides programming for children from birth through fifth grade. Casual dress is the norm.


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