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 as our North Texas District Superintendent.
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). She is also blessed with two granddaughters, Jadyn and Keira, and three grandsons, Cade, Cash, 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.
Glenda has been a faithful volunteer in any aspect of ministry with a need for many years. Glenda has managed our Life Lines Bookstore from the conception. She continues to see this as a ministry and takes pride in providing the congregation with this amenity.
As well, Glenda is the primary contact when the EPC facilities are rented for outside events and ministry events. She shares her experience of decor and event directing.
Glenda became employed by the church when she became the Church Treasurer in February 2011. She works with the church administration on managing funds and budgeting for upcoming transactions. We are grateful for her love for the work of God in all she does.
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 six children: Liam Alexander, Emma Elizabeth, Liana Elise, Ellie Nicole, Luke Emerson, and Efrem Graham,
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. Along with serving in our church, Chase was elected the North Texas District Youth Secretary in 2019.
Chase holds a Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies from The University of Texas at Dallas. He and his wife, Krista, are blessed with two amazing sons, Cade, and Cash.
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.
Stephanie brings a wealth of knowledge and further ministry to the EPC Team. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree from Southern Connecticut State University. Since her graduation, Stephanie has been employed with IBM. Her experience in leadership, management, project/program management, recruiting, coaching and mentoring will help Emmanuel build a connective and inclusive culture through our Connect Groups. She has also led the Hyphen Young Adults Ministry for 9 years and our Drama Ministry for 7 years. Her perspective on servant leadership is exampled in all she does in the church setting.
Stephanie enjoys life in the Dallas Metroplex with her fur baby, Miller.