Church Staff

Pastor - Darren Donaldson



Brother Darren Donaldson attended and graduated from Georgetown High School in Georgetown, Texas. He then went to Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Kay was a graduate of Amarillo High in Amarillo, Texas. Kay then went to Hardin-Simmons, where she met Darren. Kay and Darren were married in 1988. They are the proud parents of three children, Malicia, Patrick, and Philip.               

Church Secretary/Treasurer - Brenda McCool


Brenda McCool graduated from Bellaire High School in Bellaire, then attended University of Houston in Houston, Texas.  Brenda married the love of her life, Jim, in 1974. They have one son, Joshua, their daughter-in-law Alicia and 2 precious grandchildren Cassie and Chloe.        

Minister of Music - Charles Otto



Charles Otto graduated from Reagan High School in Houston, Texas.  Charles then attended and graduated from University of Houston.  He married Cecil in 1972 and raised three wonderful children!  James and his beautiful wife Jenna blessed them with 2 grandsons, Jayce and Jaxon.  Matthew and his beautiful wife  Amanda blessed them with a granddaughter, Zoey.  Whitney met and married her true love, Tim Miles.

Pianist - Judy Myers



Deacon - James Parker


James Parker was born in DeKalb, Tx in 1951. Graduated in 1970 from Sam Houston High School in Houston.   Married Lawrencia Krolczyk of Chappell Hill in 1971.  We have two children and five grandchildren.  I accepted Christ in 1982 while attending a revival at Champion Forest Baptist Church in Houston.  I retired from the Harris County Sheriff's Office after 37 years of service.  The majority of my time with the Sheriff's Office was spent working in the detective bureau as a detective and a sergeant.

Deacon - Marvin Swaringim
The oldest of 6 children born in Flat River, Missouri.  He accepted Christ as his Lord and Savior in 1947.  Served in the military in Korea as an Army Ranger rising to the rank of Master Sargent and also served as Chaplain for several months. He was the soldier that wrote the soldiers prayer in 1952.  Graduated from Brentwick University, London England in 1964 with a structural engineering degree, received his Private Detective License in 1995, and he became an ordained Deacon in 1998.  He married his beautiful wife Barbara in 1957 and was blessed with three wonderful children, Brenda, Sherry, and Scott; two great son-in-laws, Jim and Rob; one sweet daughter-in-law, Connie; five beautiful grandchildren Joshua, Hannah, Daniel, Kyle, and Leslie; and two special great granddaughters, Cassie and Chloe.  He has served the Lord all his life.