John Edgar (Ed) Eubanks, Jr. (October 8, 2007 - October 2011)

 

Born in Columbia, South Carolina in 1972, Ed attended the University of South Carolina, graduating in 1999 with a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy. Ed began his ministry career when he joined the staff of Southeast Presbyterian Church (PCA) in January of 1995 as Director of Youth Ministries. Following that, Ed accepted a call as Youth Minister at Westminster Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Roanoke, Virginia. Ed began at Westminster in December of 1999 and served there until August 2001 when he and his wife, Marcie, moved to St. Louis to begin studies for a Master of Divinity at Covenant Theological Seminary.

 

While at Covenant, Ed taught Logic, Rhetoric, Bible and Advanced Literature for Wildwood Christian School, as well as serving the school administratively. Ed also serve The Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) of St. Louis as a pastoral intern from April 2002 through August 2004. Ed also served the consulting firm Douglass & Associates, working with pastors, churches and pastors-in-training to develop tools, approaches and philosophies of ministry that will deepen the health and vitality of the Church and Kingdom.

 

Ed accepted the call to serve Hickory Withe Presbyterian Church (PCA) as Pastor in August 2007. Following presbytery examination, Ed and his family moved to the Hickory Withe area in the fall of that year.

 

Ed is also a writer, having published articles on ministry and ministry transition, technology and computers, education and even opera. Ed is also a blogger, and blogs on Placement Reflections, his ongoing work in research on pastoral transition. As an extension of his writing, research and ministry outside the local church, Ed co-founded Doulos Resources in 2008 with his longtime friend and fellow pastor, Richard Burguet.

 

Ed married his wife Marcie (nee Ward) in 1998 and they have four children; Jack, Molly and twins Abbey and Caroline. In his spare time, Ed prefers to spend time with his family as much as possible. He also enjoys reading, writing, computers and technology, hunting, fishing, woodworking, photography, music and golf.

 

Ed currently resides in Tucson, Arizona, where he is Senior Pastor of Dove Mountain Presbyterian Church, with Marcie and their children.

 

 

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