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New Beginnings Fellowship

Now Parke Memorial Presbyterian Church

28 East Deleware Street

Evansville, Indiana 47711

Greetings from New Beginnings (now Parke Memorial)!

Thank you for your interest in New Beginnings Fellowship (Parke Memorial),

Evansville's Community Church

and for taking a few moments to examine this information.

Please join us each Sunday for our worship celebration at 10:30 A.M. We worship at 28 East Deleware Street, in the friendly and exciting city of Evansville, Indiana (Parke Memorial Presbyterian Church).

It would be an honor to have you celebrate the Christian faith and message with us. It would be a special privilege should the Lord guide you to place your membership with us so that we might worship and serve our Lord together.

Thank you for taking the time to consider this material. May God bless in all that you are doing. I do hope to see you each Sunday.

In Christ,

Ray L. Parker, Minister

New Beginnings Fellowship: Our Minister

Dr. Ray L. Parker began serving the St. Andrews Presbyterian congregation in January, 1999 and continues to serve the congregation under its new name, New Beginnings Fellowship (now Parke Memorial Presbyterian Church). For three years Dr. Parker served both the St. Andrews congregation and the First Avenue Presbyterian Church congregation.

Dr. Parker received the B.A. degree from Bryan College, Dayton, Tennessee; the M.R.E. degree from Temple Baptist Theological Seminary, Chattanooga, Tennessee; the D.Min. degree from Trinity Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana; the Ed.D. degree from Luther Rice Seminary, Lithonia, Georgia; and the Ph.D. degree from the Union Institute and University, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dr. Parker holds ordination from one of the oldest Baptist associations in the United States: The General Association of Six-Principle Baptist Churches, Inc. Dr. Parker serves as Director for the Indiana Association of Six-Principle Baptist and also serves on the General Association Council of Elders.

Dr. Parker has pastored churches in Tennessee, North Carolina, Kentucky, and Indiana. He also served as an Officer in The Salvation Army holding appointments in Farifax, Virginia; Richmond, Virginia; Staunton, Virginia; and Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

In addition to serving as minister for the New Beginnings Fellowship, Dr. Parker is Vice President for Institutional Development and Professor of Christian Management and Leadership at Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary, Newburgh, Indiana. He also serves as curriculum writer for Union Gospel Press, Cleveland, Ohio.

New Beginnings Fellowship: Our Beliefs

New Beginnings Fellowship as an evangelical expression of the Christian faith accepts the three ancient documents of the early church: The Apostles' Creed, the Nicene Creed, and the Athanasian Creed. In particular we affirm:


  • The inspiration and authority of the Scriptures;
  • The existence of One God in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit;
  • The creation of the human race in the Image of God;
  • The fall and resultant human depravity;
  • The Deity of Christ, His Incarnation, miraculous ministry, atoning death, bodily resurrection, ascension, current priestly ministry, and eternal rule;
  • Salvation by the Grace of God apart from human works or merit, through faith in Jesus Christ by the power of the Holy Spirit;
  • One Holy Christian Church, the Body of Christ, which is given historic expression in local congregations assembled for worship, service, fellowship, teaching, preaching, prayer, evangelism, and observance of the Christian ordinances of Baptism and the Lord's Supper;
  • The Second Coming of Christ and the consummation of all things;
  • The eternal blessings of the saved and the eternal punishment of the lost.  

New Beginnings Fellowship: Our Mission

New Beginnings Fellowship is a Community of Believers united for worship, service, fellowship, preaching, teaching, prayer, evangelism, and observance of the Christian ordinances of Baptism and the Lord's Supper.

"Thus says the Lord, who makes a way in the sea and a path through the mighty waters, 'Behold, I will do a new thing'" (Isaiah 43:16, 19).

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