Paul RockPaul Rock
Pastor
prock@secondpres.org

Paul is thankful to be a part of a community like Second that represents a wide stretch of theological and political views while passionately centering itself on the Mission of God in Christ.

Paul graduated with a degree in secondary education from the University of Wisconsin, received his MDiv from Fuller Theological Seminary and completed Doctor of Ministry degree in 21st Century Church Leadership at Drew University in Madison, N.J. He and his wife have three children.

Paul loves traveling with family, a good read, pick-up basketball and strong coffee, among many other things. Paul describes ministry this way: “I try to find various ways to invite people to own their priestly calling and employ their gifts so that, together, we can be a part of what God is already doing all around us. As a pastor, my job is to do my best to point others to God and encourage their identity and purpose in Christ. Hopefully we have a good time in the process.”

 

Kristin RiegelRev. Kristin Riegel
kriegel@secondpres.org
Associate Pastor

Rev. Kristin Riegel officially began her ministry at Second in July 2015. Kristin enjoys teaching people of all ages, building relationships, and providing pastoral care to people experiencing illness or transition. “Second is a church that is truly seeking to be faithful to God in the world by engaging in loving, just, and joyful work, both within and beyond the walls of the church. The sense of community, purpose, passion, and love at Second is palpable,” Kristin said.

Kristin attended Macalester College in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Humanities, Media, and Cultural Studes and minors in American Studies and Sociology. In fall 2010, Kristin entered McCormick Theological Seminary in Chicago, Illinois. There she learned about the history of the early church, the richness of the Reformed Tradition, and the distinct gifts and challenges of being the church in the 21st century. During her time at McCormick she began to develop her gifts for teaching, cross-cultural ministry and community building, and community-based artwork. She graduated from McCormick in May 2013 with a Master of Divinity degree.

Over the last two years, Kristin has served as a Lilly Resident Minister at The First Presbyterian Church of Ann Arbor in Michigan. She has provided pastoral care to hospitalized and homebound members, preached, taught Adult Education classes, worked with multiple committees, and provided pastoral support and leadership to the Israel Palestine and Philippines Mission Teams. Her first two years of ministry have been filled with joy, struggles, and much learning, laughter, and grace.

In her free time, Kristin enjoys traveling, running, reading, crafting, cooking, yoga, and spending time with family and friends.

 

Program Staff

Nick_Pickrell
Nick Pickrell
Worship Leader
npickrell@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

Alex_treaster
Alex Treaster
Director of Communications
atreaster@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

Stacy Van Hoecke
Stacy Van Hoecke
Choir Director
svanhoecke@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

Jimmy McCarty
Jimmy McCarty
Minister for Youth and Mission
jmccarty@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

Emily Nelson Dixon
Emily Nelson Dixon
Director of Children’s Ministries and Engagement
enelsondixon@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

Mark Langdon
Mark Langdon
Traditional Worship Accompanist
mlangdon@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

Administrative Staff

Johnnie Baker
Johnnie Baker
Business Manager
jbaker@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

derinda_moore
Derinda Moore
Administrator
dmoore@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

marsha_kirsch
Marsha Kirsch
Church Operations Manager
mkirsch@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

christi-paschang
Christi Paschang
Accounting Assistant
cpaschang@secondpres.org

 

 

 

 

marilyn-mcalester
Marilyn Mcalester
Custodian

 

 

 

 

willie_west
Willie West
Building Manager

 

 

 

 

paul_walton
Paul Walton
Custodian

 

 

 

 

terry_smith
Terry Smith
Custodian