STAFF

Josh Allen - Lead Pastor

ABOUT HIM: Josh became the Lead Pastor at Parkway Hills in June 2017. Josh’s love and calling is for God’s Church, and more specifically, for Parkway Hills. I believe that God has incredible days ahead for this remarkable church to offer a striving community eternal purpose and lasting peace.  
Josh holds degrees from Baylor University, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Since 1998, Josh has had the privilege of serving several local churches in various roles. He is passionate about God’s Word and desires to see the truth of Scripture come alive, resulting in life transformation. He also believes strongly in equipping dads and moms to be the primary faith-trainers in their homes.  
Josh and his wife Jessie have been married for almost 19 years and have three amazing kids. He loves time with his family doing just about anything. He also enjoys running, hiking, golf, and any excuse to spend time outside.

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: To faithfully live out our mission...We journey together to glorify God, making disciples of every generation and serving the world with the gospel of Jesus Christ!

 

FAVORITE VERSE: 1 Corinthians 2:9

 

pastorallen@parkwayhills.org

Kristi McCallon - Lead Pastor Assistant

ABOUT HER: Kristi has been working at Parkway Hills since 2012, when she came to fill a temporary position and ended up staying. Kristi is an integral part of executing tasks for the lead pastor, including executive administration, scheduling, and assembling and distributing pastoral and church information.

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: "Look to the Lord and His strength; seek his face always." Psalm 105:4

pastorsassistant@parkwayhills.org | 972-403-1010 ext 116

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Worship, Arts and Media

Logan Doak - Worship Pastor

ABOUT HIM: Logan received his undergraduate degree in Worship Leadership and his Masters in Worship Studies from Dallas Baptist University. He has been involved in music within the church since childhood and sensed God calling him into the ministry in his teenage years. Logan and his wife, Brooke, have been married since 2014 and welcomed their first child, Barrett, in March 2018, and their daughter, Lilah, in 2020. Logan began working at Parkway Hills in 2016 and is Professor of Worship at Dallas Baptist University.

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: My hope is that every generation would be united in singing the songs of our faith.

FAVORITE VERSE: Psalm 1

ldoak@parkwayhills.org | 972-403-1010 ext 113

John C. Johnson - Associate Worship Minister and Video Content Creator

ABOUT HIM: John was born and raised down the highway in Grapevine, Texas. He grew up attending church, but didn't really come to know the Lord until early in high school. He grew exponentially in his faith while he got his bachelor's degree in Music and Worship Studies at Dallas Baptist University. He is passionate about music—and intentional discipleship. He is engaged to lovely Hallie.
 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: To grow and disciple fellow believers while creating a body that is passionate about growing the Kingdom of Christ.

FAVORITE VERSE: Romans 8:38-39

jjohnson@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010

ABOUT HER: Kim has been a steady help at Parkway Hills in several different capacities since 2012. She is fun and organized, and is married to Bobby. They have two adult children and three grandkids.
 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: Parkway Hills has been a blessing to this community since its beginning. I pray that we continue to have a positive influence here as we seek to serve Plano, and the world with the Gospel.
 

FAVORITE VERSE: Isaiah 43:19

kadams@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 120

ABOUT HER: Angela is native Texan, but since infancy has travelled all over the world as a result of having a military father. Traveling to new places continues to bring great in her life. She graduated with Bachelor of Behavioral Science from Hardin-Simmons University focusing on Art History. Some of her deepest passions are spending time with family and friends, being part of grace2go and singing in the choir. Angela has been married to her husband, David for 12 years who currently serves as a microbiology professor at UT Southwestern Medical. Both are very passionate about serving the Lord wherever and whenever possible.
 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: My hope for the church is that we love the Lord our God with all our heart, mind and soul. And that we would live lives of service as the hands and feet of Jesus.
 

FAVORITE VERSE: Romans 5:1-5

ahendrixson@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 122

Pepe Valdez - Music Director

ABOUT HIM: Pepe is a Peruvian-American guitarist, arranger, composer and educator who is based in the DFW area. He attended the University of North Texas, where he completed his bachelors and masters in Jazz Studies. Pepe and his wife, Reyna, have been happily married since 2018.

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: To spread the love of God.
 

FAVORITE VERSE: Psalm 9:11

Chiquis Guzman - Artist in Residence

ABOUT HIM: Chiquis is a gifted drummer from Mexico City. He graduated from UNT's Jazz Studies program. He is married, has been a member at Parkway Hills for years, and is growing as a Christ warrior day by day, by His grace.

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: Spread love. 

 

FAVORITE VERSE: Philippians 4:13

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Adult Ministry Staff

Josh Conner - Spiritual Formation Pastor

ABOUT HIM: Josh Conner is a 2014 graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary. He received a Master of Theology with an emphasis in biblical theology and hermeneutics. His undergraduate degree is in political science from the University of Houston in 2008. He has worked in various spiritual formation ministry roles at Prestonwood Baptist Church, The Heights Baptist Church, and BridgeBuilders since 2010.
    Josh has been married to his wife, Sarah, since 2011. Sarah is a graduate from Baylor University, with a bachelor’s in human resources and marketing. She currently serves as the Development Director at Just Say YES. The Conners have a daughter, Ellie, and a son, Caleb.

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: My hope is that people will come to love our Savior and delight in Him so much that they want to be like Him, making His life, their life.

FAVORITE VERSE: How can you ask a pastor this question? Ezra 7:10 and Colossians 1:28-29

jconner@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 151

Jill Buczkowski - Spiritual Formation Ministry Assistant

ABOUT HER: Jill joined the staff in May 2019, moving to the area from Houston, where she previously served in church administration and support roles as children's and youth ministry support, as well as financial and campus coordinator. She was born and raised in western New York State and has been married to her high school sweetheart for 33 years. They have four awesome children and one adorable grandson!

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: That all who enter would feel welcome and experience the love of the body of Christ.

FAVORITE VERSE:  Psalm 118:24

jill@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 121

Joe Patton - Shepherding Pastor

ABOUT HIM: Joe Patton is a born and raised Texan and has been married to his wife, Evita, for over 34 years. They have three daughters, Charity, Faith, & Jessica and one son, Joseph. They also have ten grandchildren. Joe was called to ministry in 1976 and holds degrees from Criswell Bible College and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Joe has served in ministry roles as an associate pastor, church planter, and lead pastor and has a passion for counseling and care ministries. During his time at Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church in Allen (1999-2013), he led their Single Adult, Education, and Care ministries. He developed and launched the Stephen Ministry with training over 300 Stephen Ministers. He also served as lead pastor at Waddill Street Baptist Church in McKinney from 2013-2018.

      Joe’s utmost desire is to be in the center of God’s will, to follow the Lord and faithfully serve His church to His glory. He strives to serve Parkway Hills well, and to build and grow God’s Kingdom. 

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: To follow the will of God in everything we do.

FAVORITE VERSE: Proverbs 3:5-6 and Isaiah 61: 1-3

jpatton@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 144

ABOUT HER: Catherine has worked at Parkway Hills since 2003. For many years, she assisted in the Worship Ministry,  and now coordinates the Care Ministries, but she has always had a caring spirit about her. 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: To share the Word of God with our community.

FAVORITE VERSE: Psalm 23

ctaylor@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 120

Suzie Prizer - Women's Minister

ABOUT HER: Suzie has been on staff at Parkway Hills since 1997. Her love for women’s ministry is evident in everything she does. She leads her ministry teams with love, integrity, and dedication. As our Women’s Minister, Suzie oversees a wonderful volunteer leadership team as they plan and prepare women’s Bible Studies, events and retreats, and women’s mission trips. Suzie is a graduate of Baylor University with a degree in Education. Suzie also serves as the Mission Liaison for Parkway Hills.
    Suzie and her husband, Brad, live in Frisco. Their three adult children grew up at Parkway Hills; Blake, Brandon and
Emilee. Blake is married to Emily and they have two children, Jackson and Rachel. Their daughter is married to Ross, and they have three children—Will, Caleb, and Hannah.

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: My hope is that Parkway Hills will continue to seek God's plans and purpose for an amazing future! May we pray with excitement for today and the days to come!
 

FAVORITE VERSE: Ephesians 3:20

sprizer@parkwayhills.org | (972) 403-1010 ext 119

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Student Ministry

6th-12th grade

Cy Casto - Student Pastor

ABOUT HIM: Cy became the Youth Pastor at Parkway Hills in September 2019 and he has a passion for impacting people with the Gospel for Jesus Christ. Cy married his wonderful wife, Kelsey, in August 2019 shortly before accepting the call to Parkway Hills. Cy received his Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and his Master of Divinity from Gordon-Theological Seminary.

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: That we become a church that fully acknowledges Jesus as our King and Savior and that we live our lives in that reality.

FAVORITE VERSE: John 3:16 and Proverbs 3:5-6

ccasto@parkwayhills.org | 972-403-1010 ext 124

Maddie McAnally - Associate Student Minister

ABOUT HER: Maddie has a bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Houston (2017), and is currently studying for a master's in Clinical Mental Health Counseling. Her parents and two sisters live in the Houston area, where she grew up. Maddie began attending the Young Adult Life Group in July 2019 and became a member of Parkway Hills in January 2020. She is thrilled about serving with the Student Ministry because she appreciates the life-changing impact it can have, as she personally accepted Christ as a sophomore in high school. She is passionate about serving others, cultivating faith in Jesus Christ, and snickerdoodle cookies.

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: Her hope is that we are a body of believers who are continually being sanctified through Christ—that we strive to teach, pray, lead, worship, and serve one another to the glory of the Lord.

FAVORITE VERSE: Romans 12:10

mmcanally@parkwayhills.org

Ann Stokes - Next Gen Ministry Assistant

ABOUT HER: Ann is a vital part of the Children's and Students Ministries at Parkway Hills. Ann handles many administrative tasks for both, and has been known to cook meals with love for the students who attend. Ann is married to Robin and is a mother of five adventurous kids. 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: That we would have united hearts in the application of the gospel to every part of our lives.

 

FAVORITE VERSE: Philippians 2:9-11

nextgenassistant@parkwayhills.org

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Children's Ministry

Infant-5th grade

Debbie Richardson - Children's Minister

ABOUT HER: Debbie leads our Children’s Ministry, from babies through elementary-aged children. She graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. Debbie loves the Lord and was created to share that love with children. She wakes up in the morning thinking about ways to reach, teach and love children. She has a servant’s heart and is happiest when teaching kids about Jesus. She and her husband, Bill, have two adult children, Courtney and Mike, who grew up at Parkway Hills.

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: My hope for Parkway Hills is that it will continue to be a beacon of light in this world as we serve the world with the Gospel of Christ and make disciples of every generation.

FAVORITE VERSE: Jeremiah 29:11

drichardson@parkwayhills.org | 972-403-1010 ext 117

Kashawni Dirks - Preschool Minister

ABOUT HER: Kashawni oversees the preschool ministry at Parkway Hills.  Her passion is to equip families to raise their young children with the knowledge of God’s Word and love.  She also loves to provide opportunities to help families engage and reconnect with one another.  She is passionate about sharing the love of Jesus with preschoolers and believes that even “little kids” can tell others about God and share His love.

    Kashawni has been married to her husband Brent for over 16 years and they have 2 children, Hailey and Gavin. Kashawni began working at Parkway Hills in 2015 and enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering at her kids' schools, and watching baseball.  

 

HOPE FOR PARKWAY HILLS: For parents to be the primary faith trainers of their children and for families to grow in their knowledge and love of Jesus Christ

FAVORITE VERSE: Colossians 1:9-11

kdirks@parkwayhills.org | 972-402-1010 ext 125