LEADERSHIP:

REV. DR. JONATHAN LOVELADY, SENIOR PASTOR

The Lovelady family, Jon and Lisa, and their children: Stephanie, Matthew, and Luke arrived at St. Johns in 2011 following a thirteen-year pastorate in Virginia. They miss the mountains, the snow and the rhododendron, but enjoy the beaches, the beautiful azaleas, and the mild weather of north Florida. Jon began as an engineering student, but due to a conversion experience began to pursue a call to ordained ministry. He is a graduate of Lee College (now Lee University) and Columbia Theological Seminary (Master of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry).  His varied ministry experiences range from preaching in a housing project while in college, to building homes in Reynosa, Mexico, and renovating homes in the mountains of West Virginia. Lisa currently works as the administrator of the Synod of the South Atlantic. Stephanie is a customer service representative for a local industry and Luke is a student at University of North Florida. Their middle child, Matthew, lives in Charlottesville, Virginia and is a manager for the Pippin Hill Farm Winery. Jon enjoys motorcycles and most all things mechanical.  He is an avid runner and biker, enjoying two Jacksonville races this year, the Ortega River Run and the Gate River Run.  

KEVIN CRAINSHAW, Associate for Worship and Arts 

Kevin joined the staff of St. Johns Presbyterian Church as Associate for Worship and the Arts in May of 2007. He has been in ministry since 1988 and has served in a full-time Associate Pastor or Associate for Worship and Arts since 1996. Kevin holds a B.A. in music composition from the University of Kansas. Kevin has a unique gift of music. God has given him ability, and cultivated by education, he is completely comfortable conducting a full orchestra, choir, improvising songs of worship on the piano or leading a group of people into God’s presence from a keyboard or guitar with a worship band behind him.

GAI GAI QUARTERMAN, DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS, SJPK

Gai-Gai Quarterman has been in Jacksonville, Florida, since graduating from college. She became involved with the preschool when her daughter started here in 1984. She has worn many hats at St. Johns Presbyterian Kindergarten. Gai-Gai was a Kindergarten teacher for 9 years, the bookkeeper, and most recently a 4-year old teacher. She lives in the area with her husband, Terry. Gai-Gai enjoys playing tennis and spending time with her daughter, son-in-law and their four children. All of her grandchildren are either past or current students at SJPK.

SUE KEEFE, FINANCE

Sue has lived in Jacksonville for over 20 years. She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA where she attended Duquesne University and received her BSBA with an emphasis in accounting. She is married to Troy who teaches AP Economics and AP Government at Creekside High School in Saint John’s County. They live in Julington Creek and are members of Mandarin Presbyterian Church. Her older son Adam is an attorney and married his wife Erin in October 2018.  Her younger son Jonathan graduated from UNF in August of 2018 with a degree in math. 

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CAMILLE JOHNS, OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Camille has lived in Jacksonville since 2014. She was born and raised in Brazil and moved to the US with her family. She earned her AA degree from FSCJ in the fall of 2023. She joined SJPC in July of 2023 and has been working as an administrator for our church. She is married to her high school best friend, Seth. On her free time, Camille likes to travel and spend time with family. Camille and Seth attend the Church of Eleven22 in Fleming Island.

STEPHANIE TAYLOR, DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN'S MINISTRIES

Stephanie was born and raised in Jacksonville, FL. She started attending St. Johns Presbyterian in 2013. She and her husband, Travis, have two children, Hattie Rowe and Fletcher, and two dogs, Doug and Cotton. In her free time you will find Stephanie volunteering at Riverside Presbyterian Day School (where her children attend) or on the tennis court. She truly believes that getting to be a part of ministry at St. Johns is a gift and is overwhelmed with gratitude for the way the Lord has worked in the Children’s Ministry.

ALEC GRAYBILL, DIRECTOR OF YOUTH AND FAMILY

Alec was born and raised in Tampa, Florida, and moved to Jacksonville in August of 2023. He graduated from Palm Beach Atlantic University with a ministry degree in May of 2022. He has been involved in all sorts of ministries throughout his life, ranging from children’s ministry to tech ministry and almost everything in between. However, his passion has always been student ministry. Alec served on his home church’s student ministry staff for over two years, and loved every bit of it! Outside of church, he enjoys playing disc golf, watching movies, and cheering on the Buccaneers, Rays, and the Florida Gators.

SESSION:

ADMINISTRATION:

ZAK BROWN
WENDI HUNGER
MARY BLAND LOVE

WITNESS TEAM:

CHRISTINE HUGHES
STEVE WORLEY

CONGREGATIONAL CARE TEAM:

CHUCK STRATMANN
ASHLEY SMITH

SPIRITUAL FORMATION TEAM:

ALLISON STANLY
PATRICIA MONTGOMERY

WORSHIP TEAM:

ROBIN DOERING
LYNNE TURPIN

CLERK:

JOHN OTTERSON

TRUSTEES:

ROBIN DOERING
VICTOR HUGHES
BILL MCFADDEN

CLASS OF 2023:

NANCY DOERING

JAMIE RUSSEL

CHARLES PHILLIPS

CLASS OF 2024:

MARC BRANNON

MATT BURNETTE

LEE ANN JAMERSON

CLASS OF 2025:

ANNE NASRALLAH

JOE SCHMIDT

PATRICIA INGLIS