Meet Our Team
Pastor Rick J. Kelley, Senior Pastor
Pastor Rick was born in Lexington, Kentucky, where he met and married the love of his life, Teresa. Together, they have two wonderful sons and a daughter, who are pursuing their careers. Pastor Rick has served God for thirty-five years in different states ranging from Michigan to Florida. He holds degrees from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and Covington Theological Seminary. When out of the pulpit, Pastor Rick loves to be with his family, enjoying life together as God intended. One of his favorite life verses is Jeremiah 33:3 ‘Call to Me, and I will answer you, and show you great and mighty things, which you do not know.’
Teresa Kelley, Youth Director
Gale Parker, Director of Music
The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Gale's role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. She is a Georgia native and has lived in Beaufort for over 20 years. She earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Communications from Georgia Southern University. Gale has worked in television and radio as a broadcast journalist and has also taught English, Journalism, and Computer Science. She and her husband, Jamie, have two children, Jordyn-Brea and Bryan. Gale's life verse Galatians 2:20.
______ is our information hub. She assists all ministries by navigating a labyrinth of administrative duties. ______ is married and has _____ son, ______.
James Nettles, Turnkey
James has been serving our church family since 2001 by making sure all of our buildings are secure. He has been a member of Port Royal Baptist Church since 1968!