Adam Jones
Lead Pastor
Adam and Jill Jones serve as Lead Pastors of the Peerless Road Church. Since the age of 17 Adam has ministered in youth camps, conferences, conventions, and numerous local churches. Adam and Jill were married in December of 2001, and moved into full-time ministry in August of 2002. In May of 2007 they welcomed their first child, Brooke Elizabeth. They served the St. Mary's COGOP until February 2008, then moved to Lizella, GA to serve as State Youth Directors for the Church of God of Prophecy. In March 2011 they welcomed their second daughter, Braylin Grace. In August of 2012 Adam and Jill left Georgia to come on staff at Peerless Road Church as Youth/Associate Pastors. Adam completed his bachelor's degree at Lee University in May 2014, and in November of 2016 Adam was appointed as Lead Pastor of Peerless Road Church. Adam and Jill serve PRC together in a genuine relationship with people of all ages, and their relational approach to ministry brings stability and depth to all ministries of the Peerless Road Church.
Josh Brown
Youth Pastor
Josh and Taylor Brown joined the PRC staff in August of 2018 as student pastors. Prior to coming, they served at Grenada Church of God in Grenada, MS for two and a half years. Josh and Taylor both attended Lee University where they both graduated and eventually married in 2015. They welcomed their first daughter, Linley, in January of 2018. Pastor Josh has always had a heart for youth ministry and is excited about how God is going to work, not only in prcYM, but in his and Taylor's lives as well. They absolutely love student ministry look forward to serving the people and students of PRC.
Cathy Baggerly
Children's Pastor
Pastor Cathy came to serve as children’s pastor at PRC in December 2005. She had previously served as the children’s pastor at the Altavista Church of God Prophecy in Altavista, Virginia since 1999. Cathy has been working with children for more than twenty years and is passionate about seeing them love the Lord with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength as well as loving and serving others. Her formal training is in early childhood and elementary education. She serves as a member of the International Children’s Ministry Team for the Church of God of Prophecy and is also an active member of the Cleveland Children’s Ministry Network. Cathy and her husband Lee were married in February of 1987. Lee is a history teacher at Ocoee Middle School. They have three beautiful children: Malorie, Logan, and Emma. Cathy directs all ministries for children from birth to fifth grade.
Connie Kennard
Senior Adults Pastor
Connie Kennard and her husband Roger have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. Pastor Connie has been in teaching and preaching ministry since 1977. Her heart is to to see hearts and lives changed for the glory of God.
Angela Lawson
Worship Pastor
Ms. Lawson began her career in education as a secondary teacher in 1994. She has also taught on the elementary and college level. Ms. Lawson has served in Bradley County Schools since 2005. She holds an Educational Specialist Degree in Education Leadership from Lee University as well as a Master’s Degree in Church Music Studies and a Bachelor’s Degree in Music Education from Lee University.
Jorge & Grace Collazo
Hispanic Ministries
During a youth revival in 1986, Pastor Collazo received the calling into ministry. Two years later, he was appointed to pastor the Church of God of Prophecy in Camden, NJ. He pastored there for eight years, then felt impressed by the Holy Spirit to return to his hometown of Utuado, Puerto Rico to plant a church. Once the church was organized, he pastored there for fifteen years. In June of 2009, Pastor Collazo was appointed to the Front Street Community Church (COGOP) in Philadelphia, PA. He remained there until June, 2015. He then moved to Cleveland, TN to be near his daughter, Damaris Feliz and family. Brother Collazo has been in ministry for thirty years, and has been married to his beautiful wife, Grace, for 52 years. He has four adult children, nine grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. His greatest joy is serving people.
David Taylor
Chaplains Ministry Pastor
Having a pastoral heart to touch people in every aspect of their lives, especially during their times of illness, hospitalization, rehabilitation, or nursing home stays, David leads our team of Chaplains to cover the needs of our congregation as duty calls. In 1975, David married his wife, Annette, and they served eleven years as pastors in Georgia before moving to Cleveland, TN. Since arriving at PRC in 1987, they have served in various positions, including five years as children's pastors, and twenty-plus years as small-group pastors. David also served PRC for ten years on the Finance and Administration committee during the planning stages and construction of PRC's educational wing and gymnasium. David and Annette have two married sons and eight grandchildren.
Valarie Willis
Church Hostess
As church hostess, Valerie is responsible for the purchasing of food and supplies for the church and special functions. She is also responsible for the decorations for special occasions and events. Valerie moved to Cleveland in 1980 with her husband, John McClure, and three sons. She was a minister/pastor's wife for 20 years before her husband's passing. She worked at the International Offices of the Church of God of Prophecy for 12 years.
Jane Van Deventer
Church Administrator
Jane keeps our church running like clockwork. She handles scheduling, staffing, and finances, and she knows everything.