Bio: John Parke


As part of the team of Elders, responsible for the teaching and discipleship of the members of Genesis.


Married in 1992 to Donna. We have lived in Eureka since 2004 and raised three sons.


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.


“There is therefore now no condemnation to those who are in Christ Jesus” - Romans 8:1

Favorite Reads

Suffering Wisely and Well by Eric Ortlund.
The Forgotten Jesus by Robby Gallaty.
The Cross of Christ by John Stott.
Heaven by Randy Alcorn

Favorite Movies

Remember the Titans, Saving Private Ryan, Any Robert Duvall cowboy movie. I don’t watch many movies. This list is representative of movies that I enjoyed watching with my sons when they were growing up.

What You Enjoy

Time at home with the family. Playing Golf. Watching College basketball & 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

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


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