Reverend Richard W. Flowers was elected Senior Pastor of EPC in 1980. He is the consummate shepherd, going out of his way to touch every member, guest, and the surrounding community. In addition to his local responsibilities, Pastor Flowers serves on the Global Missions Board of the United Pentecostal Church, International.
Pastor Flowers is married to Renee' Becton Flowers, and has two sons: Chad (and wife Mendy), and Chase (and wife Krista).
Reverend Chad Flowers was elected as Pastor (Senior Pastor-elect) in December 2014 after serving EPC as Assistant Pastor since 2012, and as Youth Pastor since 2007. Prior to joining the EPC leadership team, he evangelized throughout Texas and surrounding states. Pastor Chad works closely with the Senior Pastor to provide pastoral care and leadership to the EPC family. He holds a Master of Arts in Counseling and is a licensed professional counselor.
Chad and his wife, Mendy, are the proud parents of two daughters, Jadyn McKenzie and Keira Analise, and one son, Chandler Dyson.
Reverend Simeon Young Assumed the office of Pastoral Elder in the spring of 2013. He brings a wealth of experience and wisdom to the EPC congregation, having served in the ministry for 55 years, and as a senior pastor for 35 years. Rev. Young also served as editor of the Pentecostal Herald, an international magazine for Pentecostal believers, until his retirement in December 2014.
Rev. Young attended Western Apostolic Bible College. He and his wife, Janice, have two children and four grandchildren.
Renee' Flowers became the First Lady of EPC in 1980. In addition to her role as a Pastor's wife, she serves as Pastor of Women's Ministries. A few of her many responsibilities include: coordinating women's activities, events, and meetings; overseeing meal preparation and hospitality services for various functions throughout the year; and organizing regional care groups.
Renee' is married to Reverend Richard Flowers, and has two sons: Chad (and wife Mendy) and Chase (and wife Krista) and two granddaughters, Jadyn and Keira, and two grandsons, Cade and Chandler.
Mendy Flowers has served EPC since 2008 in an administrative capacity. She manages the day-to-day operations of the church office, manages church finances, and maintains church records. She holds a B.A. in Communication Studies.
Mendy is married to Reverend Chad Flowers, and has been blessed with two daughters and a son, Jadyn McKenzie, Keira Analise, and Chandler Dyson.
Reverend Keith Hawkins became the Spanish Pastor of EPC in 2007. He pastors a thriving, growing congregation of Spanish-speaking members. Pastor Hawkins works to facilitate English-to-Spanish translation of worship services; plan Spanish Ministry events; and reach the Spanish-speaking community of Dallas-Fort Worth.
Prior to coming to EPC, Pastor Hawkins served as pastor for four years in the state of New Mexico. He and his wife, Cynthia, have two children, Ansleigh and Sterling.
Micah and Lisa Eldredge have been involved in various capacities of music ministry for many years, and joined the leadership team in 2010 as Pastors of Music & Worship Arts. They oversee a dynamic music program consisting of two choirs, an ensemble, anointed vocalists, and a talented band.
Micah holds a B.B.A in Accountancy, and Lisa a B.Ed. They have five children: Liam Alexander, Emma Elizabeth, Liana Elise, Ellie Nicole, and Luke Emerson.
Prentiss Reves joined the EPC leadership team in 2010 as Children's Pastor. He oversees the Sunday School & Wednesday night C4 programs which offers classes for children ages 3-11 years. He leads a passionate team of gifted and talented teachers with a burden for children.
Prentiss and his wife, Brandie, have one son, Trey, and three daughters: Alexis, Rhilynn, and Braylee.
Reverend Chase Flowers has served as Student Pastor since 2015. He oversees the Student Sunday classes as well as Wednesday night FUSION Student worship services. With the help of his beautiful wife and a dynamic youth committee, he is privileged to lead a tremendous and exciting group of young people.
Chase holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of Texas at Dallas. He and his wife, Krista, are blessed with an amazing son, Cade, and another one on the way.
Larry and Carolyn Keith both began their involvement in prayer ministries in the late 90s and together form a dynamic team, serving EPC as our Prayer Pastors. Larry and Carolyn coordinate various aspects of prayer ministry at EPC, including weekly prayer meetings and regional prayer groups held throughout the Metroplex. They also oversee and maintain the EPC Prayer Chain, a vast network of prayer-warriors who respond to emergencies and crises within our congregation.
The Keiths have two children, Todd and Tina; and two grandchildren, Jack and Katelyn.