Vince Parks

Executive Pastor
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Pastor Vince loves seeing the Holy Spirit work to develop leaders for Kingdom advancement.  Before entering full-time ministry in 2001, Pastor Vince held results-oriented positions in both small company and Fortune 500 settings.  He speaks and teaches regularly in the areas of ministry governance, planning, staffing, and strategy.

In addition to leadership at Summit, Pastor Vince chairs the Board of LINC Houston.  He served as Executive Pastor and Interim Lead Pastor of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Houston, Texas, prior to joining our team in 2015.  Pastor Vince has his M Th from Concordia Seminary in St. Louis and is married to Marianna.  They have three children at home, Matthew (14), Collin (12), and Kathleen (12).  (Not a typo.  Blessed by a pair on their second go around!)

Top 3

Albums
All for You: A Dedication to the Nat King Cole Trio- Diana Krall
Sentimental Journey – Joe Augustine
The New York Album – Yo-Yo Ma, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman

Books
Eat This Book – Eugene Peterson
Ephesians – Paul
The Spirituality of the Cross – Gene Edward Veith, Jr.

Brands
Allen Elmonds
Beretta
Glenmorangie

Cities
Antigua
Dublin
New York

Nate Schaus

Nick Taylor

Mike Weniger

Niki Stewart

Jamie Wolf

Liz Schaus

Jolyn Berryman

Kori Fine